Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 48, No. 2, April

Art in a Medium-Sized University Library: Acquisition, Cataloging, and Access Issues: Challenges and Opportunities
In 2001, the William Madison Randall Library at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington found itself with a substantial collection of art, acquired over time through gifts and purchases to augment existing collections of faculty scholarship...
Cataloging Practices and Access Methods for Videos at ARL and Public Libraries in the United States
Libraries may vary in the level and fullness of cataloging they give to video recordings and in the methods they use to provide access to them. This paper reports the results of a survey exploring the level of cataloging and access methods applied...
Citation Analysis of Education Dissertations for Collection Development
The reference lists of forty-three education dissertations on curriculum and instruction completed at the University of Minnesota during the calendar years 2000-2002 were analyzed to inform collection development. As one measure of use of the academic...
Editorial
As a journal editor, I am frequently asked to suggest topics for research or a paper that will result in publication. The simple answer is to look at the scope and content of a journal. In the ease of LRTS, the topics represent the interests of each...
ISBD(CR): International Standard Bibliographic Description for Serials and Other Continuing Resources
ISBD(CR): International Standard Bibliographic Description for Serials and Other Continuing Resources. Munchen: K.G. Saur, 2002. 112p. 68 cloth (ISBN 3-598-11599-7). Free download available at www.ifla.org/VII/s13/ pubs/isbdcr-final.pdf. ISSN Manual--Cataloguing...
Mapping MARC 21 Linking Entry Fields to FRBR and Tillett's Taxonomy of Bibliographic Relationships
Bibliographic relationships have taken on even greater importance in the context of ongoing efforts to integrate concepts from the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) into cataloging codes and database structures. In MARC 21, the...
The Contracting World of Cutter's Expansive Classification
At the centenary of Charles Ammi Cutter's death, his Expansive Classification (EC) is still the primary scheme used in four libraries, while twenty-three others continue to maintain some portion of their collections in EC. In this study, fifty-seven...
The Effectiveness of Copy Cataloging at Eliminating Typographical Errors in Shared Bibliographic Records
Typographical errors in bibliographic records can cause retrieval problems in online catalogs. This study examined one hundred typographical errors in records in the OCLC WorldCat database. The local catalogs of five libraries holding the items described...

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