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Putting Things Together at the Phillips Library

Ruth Stewart, head catalog librarian at the Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, in Salem, Massachusetts, reports on a three-year, five-phase project to automate the library's catalog and collection during a renovation of the library building. Backstage Library Works carried out barcoding and inventory, retrospective conversion, on-site cataloging, reclassification, and conversion of finding aids. This presentation was offered as part of a seminar at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Las Vegas, June 2014.