Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 50, No. 3, July

ARL Library Catalog Department Web Sites: An Evaluative Study
User-friendly and content-rich Web sites are indispensable for any knowledge-based organization. Web site evaluation studies point to ways to improve the efficiency and usability of Web sites. Library catalog or technical services department Web sites...
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Cataloging and Digitizing Ephemera: One Team's Experience with Pennsylvania German Broadsides and Fraktur
The growing interest in ephemera collections within libraries will necessitate the bibliographic control of materials that do not easily fall into traditional categories. This paper discusses the many challenges confronting catalogers when approaching...
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The Association for Libraries Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary in 2007. Originally the Resources and Technical Services Division, the name was changed to ALCTS in 1989. The official journal of the...
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Exploring the Potential of a Virtual Undergraduate Library Collection Based on the Hierarchical Interface to LC Classification
The Hierarchical Interface to Library of Congress Classification (HILCC) is a system developed by the Columbia University Library to leverage call number data from the MARC holdings records in Columbia's online catalog to create a structured, hierarchical...
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NACO Normalization: A Detailed Examination of the Authority File Comparison Rules
Normalization rules are essential for interoperability between bibliographic systems. In the process of working with Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) authority files to match records with Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR)...
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The Condition of Our "Hidden" Rare Book Collections: A Conservation Survey at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
In response to the Association of Research Libraries" Special Collections Task Force's interest in "hidden" special collection materials, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Conservation Unit undertook a conservation needs survey of the...
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