Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 55, No. 2, April

HathiTrust: A Research Library at Web Scale
Research libraries have a mission to build collections that will meet the research needs of their user communities over time, to curate these collections to ensure perpetual access, and to facilitate intellectual and physical access to these collections...
In Memoriam
Edward Swanson, LRTS Book Review Editor, died December 10, 2010, after a brief illness. Edward's long and significant career (after earning his master's degree in library science from the University of Minnesota) began at Macalester College, his...
Notes on Operations Digital Curation Planning at Michigan State University
Recognizing the need for guiding the management and preservation of Michigan State University's digital assets, a team led by university archivists and librarians conducted a digital curation planning project to explore and evaluate existing digital...
Seeing versus Saving: Recommendations for Calculating Research Use-Lighting for Library Special Collections
The research presented in this paper describes the measurement of light and ultraviolet energy within a special collections facility, with the goal of evaluating whether levels recommended for museums and archival collections are being exceeded during...
Serials Literature Review 2008-9: Embracing a Culture of Openness
The serials literature from 2008 and 2009 reveals' the new identity of the serials professional--one who embraces openness. Many forces have pushed the serials' profession into a state of flux; among these are the recent economic recession, the evolution...