Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 44, No. 4, October

Academic Library Web Sites as a Source of Interlibrary Loan Lending Information: A Survey of Four- and Five-Year Colleges and Universities
We surveyed library Web sites of four- and five-year colleges and universities to determine the extent to which interlibrary loan (ILL) information is provided to users not affiliated with the institution, specifically ILL staff at other colleges trying...
From the Editor
It has been my great pleasure to serve as the editor of Library Resources & Technical Services. Following in the footsteps of my distinguished predecessors who established LRTS as a research journal, I have had many opportunities to contribute...
Knowledge Discovery in Bibliographic Databases. (Book Reviews)
Knowledge Discovery in Bibliographic Databases. Ed. Jian Qin and M. Jay Norton. Library Trends 48, no. 1 (Summer 1999). Champaign: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 1999. 281p. single copy,...
Prelude to a Digital Music Library at the Pennsylvania State University: Networking Audio for Academic Library Users
The three significant factors in planning and implementing a digital music initiative are infrastructure, collections, and human resources, with a fourth factor; funding, affecting all decisions. By examining these issues it is possible to describe...
Remote Storage in Research Libraries: A Microhistory
The storage of eye-readable information at a location removed from its parent institution has a history of more than two thousand years. Despite changes in the kinds of information that are stored and the technologies that enable their storage, the...
Security and Access to CD-ROMs Accompanying Books: Data and Recommendations
The holdings of the Texas A&M University Libraries contain approximately 1,800 CD-ROMs that accompany books. Most are computer programming manuals or materials about the Internet. Given the increasing publication and acquisition of books with accompanying...
Selecting for Storage: Local Problems, Local Responses, and an Emerging Common Challenge
Off-site storage has become increasingly common as academic libraries run out of space and the political and financial costs of central campus construction soar out of reach. As it splits collections and denies browsability, storage is commonly regarded...
The Wood Shelving Dilemma
Wood shelving puts library materials at risk of damage because wood has an acidic nature and contains other chemical components. Although the best solution is not to use wood at all, many libraries find themselves in a dilemma where wood shelving is...

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