Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 61, No. 4, October

Association for Library Collections and Technical Services Annual Report 2016-17
For sixty years, the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) has provided opportunities in education, discussion, publishing, and collaboration to the library community. A division of the American Library Association (ALA),...
Cataloging Legal Literature, 4th Edition
Cataloging Legal Literature, 4th Edition. Melody Busse Lembke and Melissa Beck. Getzville, NY: William S. Hein & Co., Inc., 2016. 409 p. $95.00 softcover (ISBN: 9780837740126). Editor's note: this title is also available as an electronic version...
Editorial
I am excited to share news about a LRTS feature that will debut shortly after the 2017 ALA Annual Conference. LRTS has published literature reviews at various times. Their future was uncertain due to factors such as lack of funding to support research...
Evolving Roles of Preservation Professionals: Trends in Position Announcements from 2004 to 2015
In the 1989 paper, "Evolution of Preservation Librarianship as Reflected in Job Descriptions from 1975 through 1987," Cloonan and Norcott analyzed the contents of position announcements to trace the early growth of the preservation profession. (1)...
Full Stream Ahead: Designing a Collection Development Workflow for Streaming Video Content
Streaming video is increasingly playing a large role in higher education, bringing numerous benefits to users. Students may access content both on and off campus, providing them flexibility in their learning. Multiple users may simultaneously access...
Map Librarianship: A Guide to Geoliteracy, Map and GIS Resources and Services
Map Librarianship: a Guide to Geoliteracy, Map and GIS Resources and Services. By Susan Elizabeth Ward Aber and Jeremy Ward Aber. Chandos Information Professional Series. Amsterdam: Chandos Publishing, 2017. 278 p. $81.95 softcover (ISBN: 978-0-0810-0021-2)....
New Directions for Special Collections: An Anthology of Practice
New Directions for Special Collections: An Anthology of Practice. Edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Beth M. Whittaker. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2017. $85.00 softcover (ISBN 978-1-4408-4290-0). In this follow-up to Special Collections...
The Subject Liaison's Survival Guide to Technical Services
The Subject Liaison's Survival Guide to Technical Services. By Krista Schmidt and Tim Carstens. Chicago: ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2017. 95 p. $40.00 softcover (ISBN: 978-0-83891502-8); $32.00 e-book (PDF: 978-0-8389-1532-5;...
What Does Giving Primacy to a Certain Entity Cause in a Conceptual Model for Cataloging? Expression-Entity Dominant Model Revisited
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Study Group on the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records developed a conceptual model for the bibliographic universe to be dealt with in cataloging. (1) This model--referred...
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