Can't you just use the old printed New York Public Library catalog? Or microfiche catalogs from those of us who did our recons in the '70s? I'm not sure we still have the fiche masters, but there must be a bunch of libraries who do. Billie Aul Senior Librarian Technical Services and Systems New York State Library Cultural Education Center Albany, NY 12230 (518) 474-8610 [log in to unmask] >>> Cheryl Tarsala <[log in to unmask]> 3/1/2010 8:29 PM >>> If only there were some way to nab a largish chunk of this catalog for teaching purposes--so many others have fallen victim to recycling bin! http://www.annarbor.com/news/university-of-michigan-library-to-bid-farewell-to-card-catalogs/ *************** Cheryl Tarsala University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science [log in to unmask] "I teach cataloging."