Christina Aruffo is an Honors English literature major and an Honors Dance minor at Swarthmore College. For the summer, she is working as a cataloger for END as well as a researcher at the Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore. During the school year she works as both a Resident Advisor and the Social Media Intern for Swarthmore College Libraries.
On Marginalia Image 1: Monimia END currently deals with marginalia by placing it in its own 595 category. The field contains subfields for medium (ink, pencil, etc.), content, and extra notes. All in all, the field is extremely open, a necessity considering the range of information it is meant to contain. Marginalia by its very nature varies widely and pushes against any sort of uniformity. Leaving the field open appears to be an attempt to place all... [Read more]