Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 54, No. 2, April

Approval Plan Profile Assessment in Two Large ARL Libraries: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Pennsylvania State University
Two Association of Research Libraries member libraries, the University of Illinois at Urbana--Champaign (UIUC) and Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), evaluated their monograph acquisition approval plan profiles to answer basic questions concerning...
Cataloging and Classification: Review of the Literature 2007-8
This paper surveys library literature on cataloging and classification published in 2007-8, indicating its extent and range in terms of types of literature, major subject areas, and themes. The paper reviews pertinent literature in the following areas:...
Google Books as a General Research Collection
The current study attempts to measure the extent to which "full view" volumes contained in Google Books constitute a viable generic research collection for works in the public domain, using as a reference collection the catalog of a major nineteenth-century...
New Areas for Cataloging Research
LRTS is celebrating 2010 as the Year of Cataloging Research by publishing guest editorials and highlighting papers that advance this important initiative. The ALCTS-sponsored Year of Cataloging Research gives us the opportunity to take stock of...
Rethinking Research Library Collections: A Policy Framework for Straitened Times, and Beyond
Academic and research libraries today confront daunting financial pressures. Their faltering budgets also compound an intensifying existential crisis resulting from profound shifts in information, scholarship, technology, and academic organizations....