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As a poetry reader I would love to see it organized by 811/poets name: like
a biography. Obviously collections would need a different scheme.


On Thu, Sep 23, 2021 at 10:54 AM Director Buck Library <
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> Our poetry is 811.54 etc.  My issue is whether to include essays and
> classic literature in the 800's or just file them under fiction. In my mind
> it is all about access and discovery, and I sometimes think the Dewey's can
> be a deterrent for literature.
> How is that for a wishy-washy response?! Lisa
> Lisa Ladd
> Library Director
> [log in to unmask]
> Buck Memorial Library
> 47 Main Street
> Bucksport, ME 04416
> (207) 469-2650
>
>
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2021 at 12:56 PM Sue McClintock - Carver Library <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > What do you think about poetry? I've seen some places (including here,
> > before I arrived) that put everything in 811, no decimal, and others use
> > the decimal to divide by era, e.g. 811.54. I can see an argument either
> > way. I should decide soon if I'm going to change it, before I get too far
> > down one path...
> > Thoughts? Secret catalog geek hangouts I should pester instead? Thank
> you!
> >
> > Best,
> > Sue
> >
> > Sue McClintock
> > Library Director
> >
> > Carver Memorial Library
> > 12 Union St. / P.O. Box 439
> > Searsport, ME 04974
> > 207-548-2303
> > www.carverlibrary.org
> >
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Peggy O’Kane

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Lancaster, PA 17601

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