Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 55, No. 4, October

Association for Library Collections and Technical Services Annual Report 2010-11
This was a productive year for the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), with some outstanding offerings in continuing education that energized and engaged the membership. Second Annual Preservation Week April 24-30,...
Editorial
Much of the library community is buzzing because of the May 2011 Library of Congress (LC) announcement, "Transforming our Bibliographic Framework: A Statement from the Library of Congress." (1) The result of this initiative could be a move away from...
Exploring User-Contributed Metadata's Potential to Enhance Access to Literary Works: Social Tagging in Academic Library Catalogs
Academic libraries have moved toward providing social networking features, such as tagging, in their library catalogs. To explore whether user tags can enhance access to individual literary works, the author obtained a sample of individual works of...
Looking Back, Moving Forward in the Digital Age: A Review of the Collection Management and Development Literature, 2004-8
The collection and management of digital resources dominated collection development and management literature produced during 2004-8. Themes covered the changing nature of local collections, redefining collection management responsibilities and practices,...
Lost in the Cloud: Research Library Collections and Community in the Digital Age
Digital technologies, renewed attention to the purposes of higher education, and changing models for scholarship and learning challenge our historic understandings of research libraries and their collections. Common assumptions and goals are giving...
Publisher Names in Bibliographic Data: An Experimental Authority File and a Prototype Application
The cataloging community has long acknowledged the value of investing in authority control. As bibliographic systems become more global, the need for authority control becomes even more pressing. The publisher description area of the catalog record...

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.