[Classweb-users] Incorrect LC classification number?

Joanne Smith smithjoanne8 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 28 20:12:52 EDT 2007

Thank you for your reply, Paul.

J. Smith

On 9/28/07, Paul G Weiss <pwei at loc.gov> wrote:
> Thanks for reporting this error.  We'll reclassify the item to HQ1155.
> Paul Weiss
> Cataloging Policy and Support Office
> Library of Congress
> >>> "Joanne Smith" <smithjoanne8 at gmail.com> 09/27/07 7:10 PM >>>
> The book Globalizing women : transnational feminist networks (LCCN
> 2004010123) has been classed in HQ1101, which I believe is incorrect. When
> I
> look at ClassWeb, HQ1101 seems to be for periodicals/serials dealing with
> feminism. This book is most definitely not a periodical or a serial. I
> thought maybe  the number should actually be HQ1111, but the book is not
> really a collection either. The Dewey classification number assigned is
> 305.42, which when I do an LC Classification/Dewey Classification
> correlation search gives 10 different LC class numbers. Can you please
> suggest a better number for this book?
> Thank you.
> Joanne Smith
> Contract cataloger for a not-for-profit women's organization
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