Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 56, No. 1, January

Broken Links and Failed Access: How KBART, IOTA, and PIE-J Can Help
This paper highlights three industry initiatives currently working on ways to improve access to licensed electronic content. The three initiatives are KBART, IOTA, and PIE-J. Background information on OpenURL, link resolvers, and knowledge bases, as...
Editorial
As I prepared the first issue of the last volume of Library Resources and Technical Services (LRTS) I will edit, I decided to return once more to one of my recurring topics--writing for publication and, specifically, writing for publication in LRTS....
Kindles and Kindle E-Books in an Academic Library: Cataloging and Workflow Challenges
Academic and public libraries have begun to purchase e-book readers and make them available for check-out to their users. The nature of the e-books on these devices necessitates new approaches to workflow for acquisitions and cataloging departments....
Literature of Acquisitions in Review, 2008-9
In this review, the author discusses key trends in acquisitions found in the professional literature published in 2008 and 2009. During this period, the decline of funding for libraries led to more creativity in purchasing materials. The move from...
Preservation in the Digital Age: A Review of Preservation Literature, 2009-10
This paper surveys research and professional literature on preservation-related topics published in 2009 and 2010, identifies key contributions to the field in periodicals, monographs, and research reports, and provides a guide to the changing landscape...