Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 3, July

Job Analysis
In this, the final paper of our session, Liz Bishoff identifies the need, when introducing new technology, to undertake a systematic analysis of the work being done throughout the library. New tools can change not just the amount and kind of work done...
Modeling an Academic Approval Program
A model for core-collection development appropriate for large and medium-sized research libraries is proposed. A strategy of mechanical selection is suggested that will ensure the quality of core selection as well as release selectors from the burden...
Standards and Linked Online Informations Systems
Sally H. McCallum is Chief, Network Development and MARC Standards Office, the Library of Congress, Washington, D. C. This article was originally presented June 28, 1987, at the RTSD/CCS program Linked Systems and the Online Catalog: Toward an Integrated...
The Catalog Librarian - Change or Status Quo? Results of a Survey of Academic Libraries
This paper presents results from two surveys of catalog departments in academic libraries throughout the United States: the first by written questionnaire in 1983-84, with responses from 106 catalog department heads; the second by telephone interviews...
The Indexes to AACR2 and Its 1988 Revision: An Evaluation
The indexes to the 1978 and 1988 editions of AACR2 are compared and evaluated. The format of the index follows the recommendations of the major standards, but the indexer's use of chain index structure and omission of concrete topics create difficulties...
The Year's Work in Acquisitions and Collection Development, 1988
William Schenck is Program Officer, Collections Policy Office, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Joseph Barker, speculating on what acquisitions and collection development will be like in the year 2001, predicts these functions will be linked...
The Year's Work in Descriptive Cataloging, 1989
The great volume of publications in our field in 1989 attests to a productive year for scholarship on descriptive cataloging. The author has had to be selective in the articles and books she reviewed. For simplicity, the array of publications has been...
The Year's Work in Serials, 1989
Articles on any aspect of serials in library and information science journals published since the last review were scanned for possible inclusion in this bibliography. While information on serials, especially serials pricing, has begun to appear in...
The Year's Work in Subject Analysis, 1989
The year 1989 saw the publication of new editions of a number of standard subject analysis tools, including the twentieth edition of the Dewey Decimal Classification, the twelfth edition of Library of Congress Subject Headings, and the third edition...
The Year's Work in Technical Services Automation, 1989
Denise Kaplan is Assistant Director of Lincoln Library, Springfield's public library in Illinois. Her responsibilities include technical services and automation. The author gives special thanks to the interlibrary loan staff: Jeanne Kains, Lincoln...

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