Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 4, October

1990 Annual Reports
ALCTS 1989-90 Annual Report This is the first ALCTS annual report. For a new division, ALCTS was very active building on its nearly thirty-five years of experience as RTSD. ALCTS took a leadership role in three major issues confronting ALA members...
Books in Print Plus as a Tool for Analyzing U.S. In-Print Monographs
Books in Print Plus as a Tool for Analyzing U.S. In-Print Monographs The spring 1988 version of the Books in Print Plus (BIP Plus) CD-ROM database is explored in detail to determine (1) the broad characteristics, in terms of language, price,...
Lives of Noisy Desperation: A Year's Work in Collection Development, 1989
Lives of Noisy Desperation: A Year's Work in Collection Development, 1989 The collection development literature of 1989 shows how well the profession is coping with declining budgets, spiraling costs, and new technologies. A selective number...
Preservation Photocopying of Bound Volumes: An Increasingly Viable Option
Preservation Photocopying of Bound Volumes: An Increasingly Viable Option Four new, commercially available book copiers significantly a reduce damage to book bindings incurred with traditional photocopiers and now offer an alternative...
Shared Authority Control at the Western Library Network
Shared Authority Control at the Western Library Network Cooperative cataloging has been accepted as a norm by libraries large and small for quite some time. Cooperative authority maintenance, however, has not been practiced widely, although...
The Preservation of Library Materials in 1989: A Review of the Literature
The Preservation of Library Materials in 1989: A Review of the Literature This paper examines trends in the preservation of library materials as expressed in the published literature from 1989. The trends include action to increase the...
The Reproduction of Library Materials in 1989
The Reproduction of Library Materials in 1989 The author reviews the literature of the reproduction of library materials published in 1989. Literature reviewed belongs to the archives and library professions, as well as to the reprographics...
Universal Bibliographic Control: Its Role in the Availability of Information and Knowledge
Universal Bibliographic Control: Its Role in the Availability of Information and Knowledge With the introduction of high technology into library operations the global bibliographical database to which Dorothy Anderson referred in 1976 is much closer...
Use of the Library Catalog by Students at Ogun State University, Nigeria
Use of the Library Catalog by Students at Ogun State University, Nigeria The ways in which students make use of the library catalog at Ogun State University, Nigeria, are examined. The extent of student use of the catalog is also assessed. Results...