Introduction to Serials Work for Library Technicians

Introduction to Serials Work for Library Technicians

by Jim Cole, Wayne Jones, Scott Millard
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0789021544

ISBN-13: 9780789021540

Pub. Date: 08/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Aimed at library technicians and library science students, this guide covers all aspects of serials, including acquisition, organization, check-in and cataloging for automated and manual systems. Millard (manager library services, Halton Catholic District School Board, Ontario, Canada) divides the text into 12 modules that cover potential difficulties as well as basic

Overview

Aimed at library technicians and library science students, this guide covers all aspects of serials, including acquisition, organization, check-in and cataloging for automated and manual systems. Millard (manager library services, Halton Catholic District School Board, Ontario, Canada) divides the text into 12 modules that cover potential difficulties as well as basic procedures. The glossary, bibliography, and examples make this a useful reference beyond the classroom. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789021540
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1. Introduction to Serials Work
  • What Is a Serial?
  • Common Characteristics of Serials
  • Problems with Serials
  • Chapter 2. Acquisitions
  • How to Find Out About Serials
  • Acquisition of a Serial
  • Finding Bibliographic Information for Serials
  • Verification
  • Chapter 3. Ordering
  • Information Needed for Ordering
  • Types of Orders
  • Chapter 4. Receipt and Check-In of Serials
  • Paper, CD-ROM, Microfiche, or Microfilm Format Series
  • Principles of the Check-In System
  • Information Generally Found in a Check-In System
  • Recording Holdings Information
  • Chapter 5. Cataloging
  • Problems with the Full Cataloging of Serials
  • Alternatives to Cataloging
  • Cataloging Serials
  • Cataloging Internet Serials
  • Cataloging Standards
  • Chapter 6. Organization and Shelving Arrangements
  • Shelving Policies
  • Types of Shelving
  • How to Shelve
  • Chapter 7. Claims
  • Reasons for Placing Claims
  • Placing Claims
  • When to Claim
  • Chapter 8. Binding
  • Factors to Consider Before Binding
  • Preparing for Binding
  • Chapter 9. Renewals
  • Renewal Terminology
  • Handling Renewals
  • Chapter 10. Cessations
  • Title Changes
  • Cancellations
  • Chapter 11. Automation
  • Advantages of Automation
  • Disadvantages of Automation
  • Chapter 12. New Technology
  • Archiving
  • Storage
  • Equipment
  • Check-In
  • Access
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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