Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 45, No. 2, April

From the Editor
Greetings to all readers of Library Resources & Technical Services. This is actually the second issue of the journal produced under my editorship, and it now seems appropriate to make a statement about its direction. First of all, the journal is...
It's Academic: Shelf-Ready Standing Orders at the University of Florida's Smathers Library
The University of Florida Smathers Library receives many of its domestic serial standing orders from the Academic Book Center of Portland, Oregon. In February 1998, the two organizations agreed to begin an outsourcing project in which the Academic...
Letter to the Editor
To the Editor: The special issue of LRTS titled "What in the World... Cataloging on an International Scale" was both interesting and informative. I am writing to correct an imprecise statement in one of the papers (Aliprand 2000). On page 165 the...
Library-Subsidized Unmediated Document Delivery
Throughout the 1990s, libraries experimented with subsidizing end-user unmediated document delivery as a means of expanding collections, offering faster service, and lessening demands on interlibrary loan. An ongoing project at the University of Nevada,...
Monitoring Book Reshelving in Libraries Using Statistical Sampling and Control Charts
Maintaining library books in their proper locations is resource intensive. Typically shelf reading, where library personnel inspect every book on the shelves, is used to identify and relocate improperly shelved books. We propose a statistical approach...
Preservation Workshop Evaluation
Preservation education programs are increasingly focused on the impact of training on improving and implementing preservation practices in cultural institutions. In spring 1996, the Southeastern Library Network's (SOLINET) Preservation Services launched...
Using the Web for Name Authority Work
While many catalogers are using the Web to find the information they need to perform authority work quickly and accurately, the full potential of the Web to assist catalogers in name authority work has yet to be realized. The ever-growing nature of...