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a library catalog in which each publication is described on a separate file card

an alphabetical listing of items (e

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Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden contributed the foreword, declaring the card catalog the gateway to the wonders of a librarys collection in the 20th century.
So you create this open digital card catalog, if you will, that everyone can update.
Closing his presentation, Rob Corp added some short considerations about Opperby's personality, emerging from annotations and comments on the original card catalog which actually testify the high degree of Opperby's emotional interest on Stokowski as a musician and a person.
According to a September report from Wired News, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is storing and aggregating information on international flyers in a massive database--including a card catalog of information on our reading habits.
It used to be that if you wanted to know about East Asian macroeconomics or arguments against cladistics, you'd go to the library card catalog, and there the experts would be.
She compares deleting a computer file or an e-mail to pulling a card out of a library's card catalog.
They can also search the card catalog for reading material and, in most instances, download content (including books and movies) directly from the library's site.
She seems to be wondering, Why aren't the students hovering about the old card catalog with its neatly typed Dewey Decimal numbers on index cards?
A search engine contains actual knowledge about the page's contents, something a card catalog doesn't have.
In it, the "fairy" version of the New York Public Library has a living card catalog named CATNYP.
Many adult learners have not stepped into a library since the disappearance of the card catalog, and their library anxiety is extremely high.
But lurking beyond the reach of the card catalog are thousands of materials such as reports, factsheets, newsletters, meeting transcripts, lesson plans, presentations, manuals, and interactive websites--so-called "fugitive literature"--that have never darkened the library's door.
Appendices include copies of consent forms and questionnaires, a worksheet for a computer search, a form for recording observations, a lesson plan and worksheet for the "Computer Catalog Caper," instructions and a worksheet for a research project on scientists, card catalog and Boolean search signs, tips for searching the computer catalog, and a list of research steps.
An audience member picks a book title from a card catalog or writes an original idea on a card and hands it to the first typist.
The transition was gradual on all fronts: From typewriter to word processor is but a small step and from card catalog to an online catalog is (to the library patron) just a change in how to search the records.