Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 3, July

Condition Survey of the United States History, Local History and Genealogy Collection of the New York Public Library
Condition Survey of the United States History, Local History and Genealogy Collection of the New York Public Library The New York Public Library (NYPL) has been deeply concerned for a long time with the deterioration of its collections. Several attempts...
New Developments in Preservation and Reproduction
Resources & Technical Services News: New Developments in Preservation and Reproduction Among the goals of preservation librarians are to increase public awareness of the fragility of collections and the need to handle and use materials in a way...
Serials Control and Deselection Projects
Serials Control and Deselection Projects. This System and Procedure Exchange Center (SPEC) Kit 147 on serials control and deselection is the result of materials gathered from twelve ARL member libraries and Research Libraries Group during the period...
Serials Services in the Scitech Documentation and Information Center of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Serials Services in the Scitech Documentation and Information Center of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences In the continuous development of science and technology, the use of serials is very important for scientists since it offers them...
Shall We Throw out the Technical Services - and Then What?
Shall We Throw Out the Technical Services--and Then What? The four papers that comprise this subsection of LRTS were originally presented at the annual meeting of the California Library Association Technical Services Chapter in 1987. Libraries are...
Subject Access Literature, 1988
Subject Access Literature, 1988 The focus of this article is a review of the subject access literature for 1988. English-language books, journal articles, CD-ROM, and microforms are included. Topics covered in this review include online subject access,...
The Literature of Description and Cataloging, 1988
The Literature of Description and Cataloging, 1988 In the practical world, the term cataloging encompasses much more than just description and subject analysis. In this paper, therefore, more than descriptive cataloging is covered. Also included are...
The Preservation of Library Materials in 1988: A Review of the Literature
The Preservation of Library Materials in 1988: A Review of the Literature This review discusses articles and publications of interest to all involved in the preservation of library materials. It includes English-language materials only, but not articles...
The Reproduction of Library Materials: 1988 in Review
The Reproduction of Library Materials: 1988 in Review Selecting items for inclusion in a year's work article on the reproduction of library materials is never easy, because of the diversity of the subjects covered. This year, where the year's work...
The Secret Page
The Secret Page How carefully should one monitor and evaluate technical services routines? Very carefully, suggests this parody. THE PROCEDURE At this very moment in the processing areas of libraries all over the world people are affixing...
The Year's Work in Serials, 1988
The Year's Work in Serials, 1988 This review is based upon examination of significant articles on various aspects of serials work appearing during 1988. These articles appeared primarily in journals, conference proceedings, and annual publications....
Transition and Change: Technical Services at the Center
Transition and Change: Technical Services at the Center "There is no need to expect that with the application of knowledge and skill things should always turn out right. Instead there is a growing recognition that it is necessary and responsible to...
You Never Outgrow Your Need for Learning
Guest Editorial: You Never Outgrow Your Need for Learning "Every man," said Edward Gibbon, "who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself." The second...