Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 50, No. 4, October

Anticipating the Use of Hebrew Script in the LC/NACO Authority File
The North American library community is looking at ways to enhance authority records with nonroman scripts. The Library of Congress Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) Authority File (LC/NAF) is limited to Latin script. This paper looks ahead...
Association for Library Collections & Technical Services Annual Report 2005-2006
The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) is committed to shaping and responding to all matters related to the selection, identification, acquisition, organization, management, retrieval, and preservation of recorded...
Collection Development in the [Begin Strikethrough] Age [End Strikethrough] Day of Google
This paper sets out several challenges for libraries and collection development librarians as they seek to remain relevant in a rapidly changing environment. These include changes in ease of information access, increasing interest in unmediated access,...
Editorial
This is the last issue of volume 50, an important milestone for any journal. Library Resources & Technical Services is your journal, though I have had the privilege to edit it for a few years. It has continued and prospered over five decades because...
Intelligent Design and the Evolution of American Research Library Collections: A Personal Reflection
This paper presents a personal overview of the development of collection development and management as a specialization within the practice of librarianship. It gives particular attention to the activities among academic librarians and in academic...
Quo Vadis, Preservation Education? A Study of Current Trends and Future Needs in Graduate Programs
This research study assesses preservation education provided by academic institutions in North America. Educators teaching preservation in graduate library and information science programs were surveyed about the type and number of courses offered,...
Six Key Challenges for the Future of Collection Development: Introduction for the Janus Breakout Sessions
This paper presents an overview of challenges facing collection development. It considers the evolving nature of collections and the main players in the information exchange process as well as outlines six key challenges intended to inform discussions...
Understanding FRBR as a Conceptual Model: FRBR and the Bibliographic Universe
Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) presents a complex conceptual model. Because of this, it is not easy for everyone to understand. The purpose of this paper is to make some of the more difficult aspects of the FRBR model, in...

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