Karen Snow is associate professor and PhD program director in the Graduate School of Library & Information Science at Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois.
She teaches cataloging, classification, and metadata courses and has written several journal articles on cataloging topics and cataloging education.
Snow holds a PhD in Information Science from the University of North Texas (UNT), where she cataloged for UNT’s main library, the Rare Book Room, and the University Archives
A Practical Guide to Dewey Decimal Classification by Karen Snow is a concise and useful tool for students and those new to DDC cataloging. Exercises for each chapter are especially helpful for getting acclimated to the intricacies of call number building in Dewey.
•Step-by-Step Number Building Examples
•Screen captures from WebDewey simulate hands-on experience
•End-of-chapter exercises with answers at back-of-book