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Image from page 167 of "Manual of library classification and shelf arrangement" (1898)

Identifier: manualoflibraryc00browuoft

Title: Manual of library classification and shelf arrangement

Year: 1898 (1890s)

Authors: Brown, James Duff, 1862-1914

Subjects: Classification -- Books

Publisher: London, Library Supply

Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto

Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto

  

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ufacturing inEngland perfect materials for the Card System, andfor this purpose they have invented special machinery. As the Company make a special feature of finewoodwork, furniture, and fittings for libraries, theyoffer their services with confidence. Estimates sub-mitted for Iron and Steel Bookstacks. Catalogues sent on Application. 2 THE CARD CATALOGUE, Extract from the Library Assistant, No. 5, May, 1898. A WELL-EQUIPPED LIBRARY, by J. Potter Briscoe, F.R.H.S., F.L.A., City Librarian, Nottingham Public Library. . . . . The provision of a card catalogue is very desirable. This can bearranged either as an author list {say on white cards), or as a subject catalogueon coloured cards, or combined in the Dictionary Catalogue System; the twocolours of the cards being useful iu economising time, and preventing unduewear and tear. The cost of printing a good catalogue of a large reference libraryis considerable, and very rarely, if ever, do the proceeds of sale defray the costof printing.

 

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. No. 3 Outfit.As illustrattd. A handsome Cabinet, with four trays, madethroughout in Oak, Wahiut, or Mahogany, fitted with labelholders, labels, angle • blocks, rods, and supplied with 4000thin Linen Cards, ruled and punched, and 200 guides. COMPLETE, £4; CABINET ONLY, £2 5s. Tray Cabinets arc built-in. various sizes. LINEN CARDS. rhin,10/-per 1000; medium, 12/-per 1000; thick,15/-per 1000. GUIDE CARDS, 16 per 100. 3 LIBRACO SLIDE CABINETS. The Libraco Slide Cabinets are thoroughly constructedof oak, mahogany or walnut throughout. They are providedwith extension slides, which prevent the drawer coming outentirely, but allow it to pull out to the full extent. A fullview of the contents is thus obtained. Every detail has beencarefully considered and worked out, so that a loaded drawerruns noiselessly and with ease.manualoflibraryc00browuoft

  

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