Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 35, No. 1, January

A Cost Model for Preservation: The Columbia University Libraries' Approach
A Cost Model for Preservation: The Columbia University Libraries' Approach Preservation is a simple term used to define a complex set of activitites, processes, and functions required to maintain a library collection in usable condition. Defined...
An Analysis of Cataloging Copy: Library of Congress vs. Selected RLIN Members
An Analysis of Cataloging Copy: Library of Congress vs. Selected RLIN Members In January 1987 the Cataloging Unit of the Albert R. Mann Library, Cornell University, had a backlog of more than 5,000 monographs. The acquisitions rate in Mann Library...
Backlog Management: Estimating Resources Needed to Eliminate Arrearages
Backlog Management: Estimating Resources Needed to Eliminate Arrearages Library Literature covering 1986-1989 lists eleven articles on cataloging backlogs; only six are listed for the period 1955-1985. These figures suggest that backlogs again are...
Catalog Librarians and Public Services - a Changing Role?
Catalog Librarians and Public Services -- A Changing Role? Is the traditional role of the academic catalog librarian expanding to include a stake in what was formerly considered the domain of public services assignments? Or is the cataloger still...
Data Sources Used in Financial Research
Data Sources Used in Financial Research Academic librarians build collections to facilitate teaching and research. In a recent article about collection development, Ross Atkinson stated that one of the "essential functions which the academic library...
Enhancing Subject Accessibility to the Online Catalog
Enhancing Subject Accessibiltiy to the Online Catalog Public access is probably the most complex area of library automation today. Users of all types of libraries are doing a lot of subject searching in online catalogs, but they are not satisfied...
History of the Abbey Publications
History of the Abbey Publications There are two Abbey publications, both covering preservation of books and documents and both edited by me: the Abbey Newsletter and the Atlantic Paper Advocate. The Abbey Newsletter, the oldest, covers the treatment...
Modeling Library Materials Expenditure: Initial Experiments at Arizona State University
Modeling Library Materials Expenditure: Initial Experiments at Arizona State University The basis (psychological, practical, legal) for the management control of selection is the need for accountability. [1] As presently understood, the need for...
The Education of the Acquisitions Librarian: A Survey of ARL Acquisitions Librarians
The Education of the Acquisitions Librarian: A Survey of ARL Acquisitions Librarians Technical service librarians are constantly debating the relationship between their daily work experiences and the education they have received in library school....
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