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Martin, C. K. & Cassner, M. (2003). Strategies for providing access to a specialized collection: Cataloging decisions affecting the quilt newsletter collection at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 36(1), 91-99.

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The paper examines the advantages and disadvantages of using Dublin Core to create records describing three-dimensional objects especially quilts - containing 20 original Dublin Core records created from a personal collection of quilts made by Julie Feldhaus, Howard, South Dakota. It also questions if there is any benefit when creating records for such objects.



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