This invaluable cataloging resource gives pre-service and practicing school library media specialists the tools they need to be intelligent consumers of commercial cataloging and competent organizers of new materials in their collections. The second edition contains expanded information on Library of Congress Subject Headings and electronic cataloging and cataloging systems, as well as Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) and Machine Readable Cataloging (MARC). This book is used by practitioners and college professors across the country because of its spot-on, easy-to-follow overview of cataloging for school libraries. Its focus on the school library collection is exactly what is needed by the school library media specialist.Kaplan, Allison G. is the author of 'Catalog It! A Guide to Cataloging School Library Materials', published 2006 under ISBN 9781586831974 and ISBN 1586831976.