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A Brief History of the Library Catalog

By Amy Mihelich 

The WCCLS library catalog contains more than 700,000 records including boards games, mobile hotspots and, of course, books in every format – hardback, paperback, e-book, audiobook, large print. We’re able to offer Washington County residents such a robust collection thanks to the beauty of online cataloging. Read on to discover the humble beginnings of the modern-day library catalog.

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