Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS) is the official journal of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association.
The purpose of LRTS is to support the theoretical, intellectual, practical, and scholarly aspects of the profession of collection management and development, acquisitions, and technical services by publishing articles (subject to double-blind peer review) and book reviews, and editorials and correspondence in response to the same.
The audience for LRTS is practitioners, students, researchers, and other scholars with an interest in collection development and technical services and related activities in all types of libraries.
LRTS is published quarterly, with the volume calendar corresponding to the calendar year. Numbers appear in January, April, July, and October.
The editor of LRTS, with the assistance of an editorial board, strives to achieve a balance among the articles published in the journal so that over the volume each of the sections of ALCTS (Acquisition of Library Materials, Cataloging and Classification, Collection Management and Development, Preservation of Library Materials, Reproduction of Library Materials, and Serials) is represented in the journal. …