A library catalog is established so that library users are able to retrieve books and other materials available to our library users.
The purpose of the Cataloging Department is to describe and organize MC Library resources in accordance with national standards and local practice so that library users may identify and getappropriate materials from the collection to meet their information needs. The staff of the Cataloging Department creates the Library’s online public access catalog (MICAL) through provision of bibliographic records for materials in all formats held in Speed Library. This includes books, videos, media items, journals, and all other resources owned by the library and made accessible to you. Library materials are classified using the Dewey Decimal Classification System.