Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 51, No. 2, April

Application Profile Development for Consortial Digital Libraries: An OhioLINK Case Study
In 2002, OhioLINK's consortia of libraries recognized the need to restructure and standardize the metadata used in the OhioLINK Digital Media Center as a step in the development of a general purpose digital object repository. The authors explore the...
DACS and RDA: Insights and Questions from the New Archival Descriptive Standard
Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS) is the new archival content standard published by the Society of American Archivists (SAA). The publication of this forward-thinking and comprehensive response to changing information needs and technologies...
Editorial
Writing a timely editorial or one that will seem pertinent (or, with luck, entertaining) four months after I put fingers to the keyboard is always a challenge. We have snow on the ground in Minnesota and spring will have arrived by the time this issue...
FRBR Principles Applied to a Local Online Journal Finding Aid
This paper presents a case study in the development of an online journal finding aid at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), with particular emphasis on cataloging issues. Although not consciously designed according to Functional...
Linking Print and Electronic Books: One Approach
Library catalog searchers expect to retrieve information for all resources in the catalog that matches their search strategy. They expect keyword searching to retrieve a rich array of resources. In an effort to enhance service to users, the University...
Mapping WorldCat's Digital Landscape
Digital materials are reshaping library collections and, by extension, traditional library practice for collecting, organizing, and preserving information. This paper uses OCLC's WorldCat bibliographic database as a data source for examining questions...
Quo Vadis, Preservation Education? A Study of Current Trends and Future Needs in Continuing Education Programs
This research study assesses preservation education offered by continuing education (CE) providers in the United States. Educators teaching preservation workshops for regional field service organizations and other local and regional preservation networks...