Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 36, No. 1, January

Automated Workstations for Professional Catalogers: A Survey of 100 Non-ARL Academic Libraries
Automated Workstations for Professional Catalogers: A Survey of 100 Non-ARL Academic Libraries Since the introduction of online bibliographic utilities, much has changed about the way libraries use machines in cataloging. It is taken for granted now...
pH: Only a Piece of the Preservation Puzzle: A Comparison of the Preservation Studies at Brigham Young, Yale, and Syracuse Universities
pH: Only a Piece of the Preservation Puzzle: A Comparison of the Preservation Studies at Brigham Young, Yale, and Syracuse Universities Although paper was invented some two thousand years ago, it was not until the second half of the twentieth century...
Staff Time and Costs for Cataloging
Staff Time and Costs for Cataloging For years now, automation has had a major impact on technical services, and will continue to do so. Very different views of its effect on technical services staffing exist. One view expressed by Phelps and Getz,...
The Acquisitions Librarian as Change Agent in the Transition to the Electronic Library
The Acquisitions Librarian as Change Agent in the Transition to the Electronic Library All information services, regardless of the format used to convey the information, can be divided into the two fundamental categories of delivery and mediation....
The History of Linking Devices
The History of Linking Devices In the first two articles in this series, a taxonomy of bibliographic relationships was reported and an overview of the treatment of the various relationships in cataloging rules was presented. A review of principal...
The Integrated Library System of the 1990s: The OhioLINK Experience
The Integrated Library System of the 1990s: The OhioLINK Experience In a presentation in 1985, Richard De Gennaro stated that The standard keynote speech at library technology conferences begins by describing, in glowing terms, the wonders...
USMARC to UNIMARC/Authorities: A Qualitative Evaluation of USMARC Data Elements
USMARC to UNIMARC/Authorities: A Qualitative Evaluation of USMARC Data Elements A format is alive only if it is used and maintained."[1] With these words, Sally McCallum, Head of Network Development and MARC Standards at the Library of Congress (LC),...