Difference between revisions of "Shakespeare collection"

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==Arrangement==
 
==Arrangement==
* Pre-1641 English editions are shelved by STC number
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* Pre-1641 English editions have [[Glossary of Folger terminology|STC]] [[Call numbers|call numbers]]
* English editions published between 1641 and 1700 are shelved by Wing number
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* English editions published between 1641 and 1700 acquired before the establishment of the accession shelves have [[Glossary of Folger terminology|Wing]] call numbers.
* Most translations and post-1700 editions have Sh.Col. call numbers (pronounced shuh-CALL, and short for "Shakespeare Collection"). Generally speaking, closed-stacks Shakespeare editions acquired before 2000 have the suffix "Sh.Col." after an LC-style call number. Closed-stacks Shakespeare editions acquired after 2000 have "Sh.Col." as a prefix to an accession-number-based call number.
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* Most translations and post-1700 editions have Sh.Col. call numbers (pronounced shuh-CALL, and short for "Shakespeare Collection"). Generally speaking, closed-stacks Shakespeare editions acquired before 2012 have the suffix "Sh.Col." after a Library of Congress-style call number. Closed-stacks Shakespeare editions acquired after 2012 have "Sh.Col." as a prefix to an accession-number-based call number.
 
* Some illustrated and extra-illustrated editions have ART Vol. call numbers
 
* Some illustrated and extra-illustrated editions have ART Vol. call numbers
* Shakespeare editions in the open stacks have ordinary LC Classification call numbers
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* Shakespeare editions in the open stacks have ordinary Library of Congress classification call numbers
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==Cataloging==
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* Pre-1701 English editions were recataloged book-in-hand as part of the 1996-2003 Mellon and NEH grant projects
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Revision as of 11:01, 23 August 2014

The Shakespeare collection includes editions of Shakespeare's plays and poems from his lifetime to the present day, with 75 Quartos and 82 First Folios as the foundation.

Arrangement

  • Pre-1641 English editions have STC call numbers
  • English editions published between 1641 and 1700 acquired before the establishment of the accession shelves have Wing call numbers.
  • Most translations and post-1700 editions have Sh.Col. call numbers (pronounced shuh-CALL, and short for "Shakespeare Collection"). Generally speaking, closed-stacks Shakespeare editions acquired before 2012 have the suffix "Sh.Col." after a Library of Congress-style call number. Closed-stacks Shakespeare editions acquired after 2012 have "Sh.Col." as a prefix to an accession-number-based call number.
  • Some illustrated and extra-illustrated editions have ART Vol. call numbers
  • Shakespeare editions in the open stacks have ordinary Library of Congress classification call numbers

Cataloging

  • Pre-1701 English editions were recataloged book-in-hand as part of the 1996-2003 Mellon and NEH grant projects