Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 46, No. 2, April

Characteristics of Resources Represented in the OCLC CORC Database
More and more libraries are providing access to Web resources through OCLC's Cooperative Online Resource Catalog (CORC) and, by extension, OCLC's WorldCat database. The ability to use a database to its maximum potential depends upon understanding what...
Inventory at Brooklyn College, 1998-1999: An Original Method
This article discusses the development of an inventory project at Brooklyn College that entailed examining the collection and comparing it to the corresponding records in the online catalog. The procedure became necessary in large part due to problems...
Technological Change and the Scholarly Communications Reform Movement: Reflections on Castells and Giddens
Reconceiving and reorganizing collection development practices around the evolving processes and products of the scholarly communications cycle has become one of our profession's fundamental opportunities. However, our increasing use of market mechanisms...