A dictionary catalog for the public in the general library, duplicated in part in the catalog department (Official catalog).
There is a pretty general agreement that the dictionary catalog is the most desirable for department libraries.
The leader then asked how many organizers favored a dictionary catalog, with an untrained librarian.
Miss Askew stated that in New Jersey a dictionary catalog is made even for a small library, if the librarian and trustees wish it.
In Vermont, also, the organizer starts a dictionary catalog.
One organizer said that a cataloger should average 40 volumes a day, assigning Cutter numbers and making a dictionary catalog.
A dictionary catalog will be useful in teaching the child to look up subjects for himself.
If a dictionary catalog is made it will prove to be most helpful to the serious students.