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card catalogue

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(Library Science & Bibliography) a catalogue of books, papers, etc, filed on cards
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Noun1.card catalogue - a library catalog in which each publication is described on a separate file cardcard catalogue - a library catalog in which each publication is described on a separate file card
library catalog, library catalogue - an enumeration of all the resources of a library
2.card catalogue - an alphabetical listing of items (e.g., books in a library) with a separate card for each item
file cabinet, filing cabinet, file - office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order
Rolodex - (trademark) a desktop rotary card index with removable cards; usually used for names, addresses, and telephone numbers; "a news reporter has to have a good Rolodex"
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It is pertinent to note here that US mission has awarded a grant of $ 30,000 which were spent on procurement of four computers, two scanners, two printers, internet connection, generator, library software, two card catalogue cabinets and also constructed a wooden picture gallery furnished with precious historical photos since 1877.
If the issue is not addressed, there is tendency that the old manual method of keeping records like the card catalogue, may not give the users of these libraries adequate access to the library materials of the libraries and those of other libraries as well.
In 2008 the original card catalogue was transcribed to an Access database (more recently converted in SQL format to enable an easier web consultation in the future), adding some more information to the original contents of the cards to allow a better search.
Today the holly berries are just beginning to turn red and the first Christmas card catalogue arrived.
Initially the team concentrated on serial titles listed in the Library's divided card catalogue, which comprised titles catalogued or recatalogued between 1967 and 1981.
Eleni was eager for the card catalogue, she started "And you?
In one of the Norton's galleries, two photographs representing the Hamburg and Maastricht university libraries, respectively, were hung on neighboring walls: Hamburg's hulking card catalogue, looking like a set of abandoned boxcars in the library's classically appointed skylighted atrium, seemed to mock the postmodern pretensions of its recently completed Dutch counterpart, as if to suggest that the latter's elaborate skeletal structure and miles of shelves would soon appear just as outmoded, victim of an age of electronically stored and accessed information in which students barely know how to locate a book.
The library records of these and numerous other titles were entered in the university's old classified catalogue that, beginning in 1501, had reached 301 handwritten folio volumes when the university, in 1940, moved to a card catalogue.
Whether she can wow him with her knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System remains to be seen, but I'm sure if she hangs around for a while, she'll be able to plunder his card catalogue and get her hands on his big rubber stamp.
The school librarian would let me shelve the books and set up the card catalogue.
Another early example of this resolve to make the collections accessible was the Library's decision, in 1891, to make the card catalogue (of 200 000 cards) available to the public, thereby allowing readers to search for material by both subject and author.
Many curious titles are simply quoted in this volume, like a new, two-dimensional bookshelf or card catalogue.