Local cataloguing "a waste of money"

Anonymous Patron writes "Tim Coates of the Good Library Blog says 'Within most of the 200 public library authorities in the UK there is a cataloguing operation which makes sure that the catalogue data sent with books conforms to the cataloguing procedures of that authority.' 'There is no need to do this work.' 'It is all a waste of money — but jolly good fun.' August 15, 2007Fifteen million pounds each year to re-catalogue books that have already been catalogued http://www.goodlibraryguide.com/blog/archives/2007 /08/fifteen_million.html September 7, 2007Carry on Cataloguing http://www.goodlibraryguide.com/blog/archives/2007 /09/carry_on_catalo.html September 9, 2007How many cataloguers are there in Essex Public Libraries? http://www.goodlibraryguide.com/blog/archives/2007 /09/how_many_catalo_1.html September 10, 2007Bibliographic Data http://www.goodlibraryguide.com/blog/archives/2007 /09/bibliographic_d.html September 13, 2007Cataloguing a go-go http://www.goodlibraryguide.com/blog/archives/2007 /09/cataloguing_a_g.html"

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