Library and Information Science

Document Type

SCLA Annual Conference Proceeding


This article presents an overview of the 2022 SCLA presentation "Goofus and Gallant's Guide to Textbook Cataloging," presented by Scott Dutkiewicz. This presentation was inspired by the Highlights for Children comic strip “Goofus and Gallant. The reader will learn about five common cataloging mistakes associated with textbooks. Areas discussed are call numbers and classification, editions, pagination, subject and genre access, and indication of audience.