and some slightly controversial reading about catalogs:

Links below…

Karen Calhoun's report on the future of cataloging at LC:
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/calhoun-report-final.pdf

Thomas Mann's response:
http://www.guild2910.org/AFSCMECalhounReviewREV.pdf


...and you know, catalogers need to work with
multiple metadata standards these days (duh...)
http://libraryjournal.com/article/CA6321736.html