Historical Artifact of the Library Card Catalog

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Antoinette Durden

Antoinette Durden Historical Artifact Analysis of the Card Catalog Virtual PresentationMarch 31, 2015

Purpose of the AnalysisThe purpose of this historical artifact analysis is to compare and contrast the historical artifact of the library card catalog to the contemporary artifact of the online library automation catalog and the impact the modification has had on librarians, particularly the school library media specialist

Historical Content of Card catalogThe Age of Enlightenment 18th centuryIndustrial Revolution 19th centuryProgressive era 20th centuryGlobalization 21st century

18th century

19th century

20th century

21st century

Similarities card catalog and online catalogSearch ProcessCataloguing codes and standardsMARC records

8Differences card catalog and online catalogFunctionalityComplexityAccessibilitySearching featuresFormatStorageCost and updatesData elements

AnalysisRole of School Library Media SpecialistsBudget cuts in schoolsElementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)Technological phenomenon

conclusionSchool libraries impact student achievement and Stronger School Libraries build Stronger Students

Origins of the Card catalog

Historical artifact Card catalog

Contemporary artifact online catalog

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