Check out this article about the history of cataloging information,
Click here for more information: The Evolving Catalog Cataloging tech from scrolls to computers
You may not know it but our library has a great team of catalogers! Items in our collection come and these folks describe them in our catalog so that they can be searched. If our library buys a dvd, book, or online source and our students can’t find it, then we’ve wasted our resources. Our catalogers make sure you can find it!