Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 49, No. 2, April

2004 ALCTS President's Program: ALA Annual Conference, 28 June 2004, Orlando, Florida
Three papers given at the 2004 Association for Library & Technical Services President's Program are presented. They explore the challenge of preserving cultural memory--an increasingly complex task in an era with a short attention span that may...
A Serials Acquisitions Cost Study: Presenting a Case for Standard Serials Acquisitions Data Elements
This paper is based on time and cost studies conducted at Iowa State University (ISU) between 1986/87 and 2000/2001. Serials acquisitions functions were evaluated and examined with a view toward using the results as a management tool. Previous cost...
Editorial
The purpose of LRTS is to "support the theoretical, intellectual, practical, and scholarly aspects of the profession of collection management and development, acquisitions, cataloging and classification, preservation and reformatting, and serials,...
The Ethics of Republishing: A Case Study of Emerald/MCB University Press Journals
Publishing a journal article without citing the original source is considered unethical in the scholarly community. Simple keyword searching of Emerald (formerly MCB University Press) online journals from the publisher's Web site has identified 409...
Use of General Preservation Assessments: Process
This paper describes the typology of general preservation assessments and investigates what is being accomplished based on recommendations identified in the process. The author characterizes the assessment based on tabulated data. A range of institutional...
Why Do You Still Use Dewey? Academic Libraries That Continue with Dewey Decimal Classification
Reclassification was a popular trend during the 1960s and 1970s for many academic libraries wanting to change from Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) to Library of Congress (LC) Classification. In 2002, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale's...