Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 55, No. 1, January

An Integrated Approach to Metadata Interoperability: Construction of a Conceptual Structure between MARC and FRBR
Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC) is currently the most broadly used bibliographic standard for encoding and exchanging bibliographic data. However, MARC may not fully support representation of the dynamic nature and semantics of digital resources...
Creating an Un-Library Catalog: A Case Study in Managing Satellite Collections
Over time, the University Libraries at Bowling Green State University incorporated several departmental or satellite collections into the catalog, only to expunge them later at the request of either the department or the library administration. To...
Editorial
My library is seeking to fill several professional positions, including two that fall within my division of Access Services. One is our director of Technical Services, and the other is a new position that we have titled collection management and preservation...
Repurposing MARC Metadata for an Institutional Repository: Working with Special Collections and University Press Monographs
This paper describes the processes and workflows that transform Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC) records found in The Ohio States University's library catalog into Dublin Core (DC) records for digital resources batch loaded into the Knowledge Bank,...
The Commitment to Securing Perpetual Journal Access: A Survey of Academic Research Libraries
Current and emerging trends raise questions about the extent to which academic research libraries should continue to seek perpetual access provisions for journal acquisitions. To describe the questions being raised, this paper begins by framing perpetual...