Violet Fox

Dewey Editor

Violet is one the people responsible for maintaining the Dewey Decimal Classification. Prior to joining OCLC in 2018, she was a cataloging and metadata librarian at St. John’s University in Minnesota and at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research interests include the intricacies of zine cataloging and the ethical dimensions of library classification. Violet was named a 2019 Mover & Shaker by Library Journal. You can email her at Violet Fox @

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