Author catalog



a catalog whose entries are listed by author, editor, compiler, translator, or other party considered to have responsibility for the creation or assembly of the work specified.
Historical Examples

author catalog and shelflist on cards for the departmental libraries located in buildings not connecting with the general library.
Papers and Proceedings of the Thirty-fourth Annual Meeting of the American Library Association Held at Ottawa, Canada June 26-July 2, 1912 Various

author catalog only for departmental libraries located in the general library, or in buildings connecting with it.
Papers and Proceedings of the Thirty-fourth Annual Meeting of the American Library Association Held at Ottawa, Canada June 26-July 2, 1912 Various

Arrange these cards alphabetically, by authors’ names for an author catalog.
A Library Primer John Cotton Dana

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