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Anne Welsh running the Beginning Cataloguing workshop at the SLA Europe Conference 2019

Beginning Cataloguing offers Writing, Advice and Training on cataloguing and related activities. We work with a range of individuals and organisations to help them organise their books, archives, data and other information.

Beginning Cataloguing Seminars

The Beginning Cataloguing Online School offers courses on Cataloguing and Bibliography and hosts monthly seminars on a range of topics. Recent consultancy work has included taxonomy design, policy writing and providing authors with advice on library history.

Practical Cataloguing for the Hybrid Environment

Writing has appeared in publications including Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, The Journal of Library Metadata, Catalogue & Index, The Art Libraries Journal, Library Review, Information Today Europe, and The Bookseller. The follow-up to bestseller Practical Cataloguing is due to hit the shelves very soon.

We’ve also worked with a range of writers and artists in the preparation of their own works, including undertaking research and collaborating on the production of a published catalogue.

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If you are looking for a private librarian or professional organiser, Tidy Beginnings may be able to help. It offers in-person and virtual organising sessions to help you manage your books and bookbuying, and organise your studio, office or home.

Please feel free to email info@beginningcataloguing.com or phone 01708 349 694 with any queries.

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