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The Cataloguing Section is considered the hub of the library. All acquitions of the library whether by purchase, gifts or donations must be analyze by the cataloguing section and goes through a process before the item is ready for the shelf. Cataloguing primary function is to inco-operate books and other mateirals into the library's catalogued collections that is readily accessible to it valuable users. This feat is achieved by classifying, shelving, conducting descriptive as well as subject cataloguing.
Cataloguers are assigned the responsibility of critically analyzing and creating bibliographic records for Special Collections housed in The West Indies & Special Collection Section (WI&SC). Specific subject terms must be assigned to the item in hand using authority control vocabulary as well as generic terms that will be used by the users to assist them in locating these special materials in the integrated library system.