Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 1, January

A Comparison of Online and Card Catalog Accuracy
A Comparison of Online and Card Catalog Accuracy - Gunnar Knutson Many libraries have not yet completed retrospective conversion of their catalogs. Users must therefore search both manual and online files to access an entire collection; thus the relative...
Cataloging and Classification Section 1988-89 Annual Report
1989 Annual Reports Cataloging and Classification Section 1988-89 Annual Report CCS Executive Committee: The CCS Executive Committee was composed of Sheila Intner (chair); Joan Mitchell (vice-chair); Robert Holley (past-chair); Alice Allen...
Cataloging Conference Proceedings: A Survey and Comments
Cataloging Conference Proceedings: A Survey and Comments The creation of bibliographic records for conference publications is diffi - cult for catalogers and the records are difficult for reference librarians and patrons to use. Those identified...
Cataloging Ottoman Turkish Names
Cataloging Ottoman Turkish Personal Names Poor bibliographic access to materials in Ottoman Turkish has impeded the study of the Ottoman Empire and its civilization. A major reason fo r this poor access has been the inadequate treatment of Ottoman...
Censorship and Librarians
Editorial: Censorship and Librarians Censorship is on the rise across the country, in the form of challenges and subsequent removal of books from library shelves, as well as throughout the world in more explosive forms, such as the Salman Rushdie...
Decimal Classification Editorial Policy Committee Annual Report July 1, 1988-June 30, 1989
Decimal Classification Editorial Policy Committee Annual Report July 1, 1988 - June 30, 1989 The ninety-fifth meeting of the Decimal Classification Editorial Policy Committee (DCEPC) was held in Albany, New York, on November 18, 1989, preceding...
Form Subdivisions and Genre
Form Subdivisions and Genre Form subdivisions should be recognized as descriptions of genres or kinds of books; nonliterary works fall into genres as often as literary works. The LC subject cataloging practice of adding form subdivisions to topical...
LCC, DDC, and Algae
LCC, DDC, and Algae Algae comprise a much more diverse group of organisms than do the flowering plants, but this is ignored by Library of Congress Classification (LCC). Using the family as the basic unit of class - ification for algae, LCC puts all...
Personnel Selection for Cataloging
Shall We Throw Out the Technical Services-and Then What? Personal Selection for Cataloging Kaye Gapen argued in her keynote address that new paradigms of thought are needed for the changing environment of our libraries. Joan Rapp responds...
Representing a Document's Viewpoint in Library Collections: A Theme of Obligation and Resistance
In public and academic libraries, the professional librarian has an obligation to represent fairly the values and viewpoints of all segments of society. This has been a difficult obligation to fulfill due to conflicts existing within our own professional...
Reproduction of Library Materials Section 1988-89 Annual Report
Reproduction of Library Materials Section 1988-89 Annual Report The past year has seen RLMS bringing to closure a variety of projects and setting an organized agenda that includes both programming and publications on the practical issues surrounding...
Serials Section 1988-89 Annual Report
Serials Section 1988-89 Annual Report The Serials Section during the year 1988-89 devoted its energies to continuing committee activities, to holding programs and meetings relating to serials activities, and to coping with matters near to serials...
The RTSD Preservation Microfilming Committee: Looking to the 1990s
Notes on Research and Operations The RTSD Preservation Microfilming Committee: Looking to the 1990s Established in 1980, the RTSD Preservation Microfilming Committee's primary goal was to collect and disseminate information and to improve...