Introduction to Technical Services for Library Technicians

ISBN-10: 0789014890

ISBN-13: 9780789014894

Edition: 2001

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This text for library technicians working in technical services and students in library technology programs examines terminology, organization, and the practical aspects of tasks that technical services workers deal with on a daily basis. Subjects discussed include computer and library automation, bibliographic utilities and networks, and preservation of materials. The text is for students in a two-year library technology program or a one-year certificate program. The author was director of library services and coordinator of the Library Technology Program at Three Rivers Community Technical College for some 25 years. She is now a training consultant. c. Book News Inc.
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/23/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 132
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Terminology
Library Organization
Library Technical Services
Library Personnel
Library Technicians
Library Technicians in Technical Services
Review Questions
Computers in Technical Services
Terminology
Computers
Library Automation
Automation and Technical Services
Review Questions
Bibliographic Utilities and Networks
Terminology
Bibliographic Utilities and Networks
Networks and Library Cooperation
Integrated Automation Systems
Databases
Review Questions
Acquisitions
Terminology
Types of Materials Acquired
Collection Development
Publishers, Producers, and Vendors
Acquisitions Procedures
Gifts and Exchanges
Review Questions
Cataloging and Classification
Terminology
The Catalog
Elements of a Bibliographic Record
Cataloging
The MARC Record
Cataloging and Processing Routines
Review Questions
Government Publications
Terminology
The Government Printing Office
Superintendent of Documents Classification System
Maintenance of Government Publications
Review Questions
Serials
Terminology
Ordering
Cataloging
Serials Control
E-Journals
Review Questions
Preservation
Terminology
Preservation and Conservation
The Problem of Deterioration
Preservation Experts and Organizations
Preventive Measures
Treatments for Damaged Materials
Digital Projects
Disaster Preparedness
Conclusion
Review Questions
Trends and Issues
Trends
Issues
Suggested Readings
Index
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