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Is there a future for the library cataloger? For the past thirty years this debate has increased with the continual growth of online resources and greater access to the world wide web. This article focuses on the future of the cataloging profession and its importance to the needs of library patrons.

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Author Posting. (c) 'Michael A. Cerbo II', 2011.
This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of 'Michael A. Cerbo II' for personal use, not for redistribution.
The definitive version was published in Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, Volume 49 Issue 4, May 2011.
doi:10.1080/01639374.2011.571504 (

Since this is a pre-print of an article submitted for publication in Cataloging and Classification Quarterly, published by Taylor & Francis, the citation to the published version is as follows:

Cerbo II, Michael A.(2011) 'Is There a Future for Library Catalogers?', Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 49: 4, 323 — 32.