Introduction to Technical Services / Edition 8

Introduction to Technical Services / Edition 8

by G. Edward Evans, Sheila S. Intner, Jean Weihs
     
 

For this edition of this time-tested reference (first published in 1971; the sixth edition was published in 1994), Edward Heft (librarian, Loyola Marymount U., Los Angeles) is joined by co-authors Sheila S. Intner and Jean Weihs, both specialists in cataloging and classification (it is not indicated where). All chapters have been rewritten to reflect changes in the… See more details below

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For this edition of this time-tested reference (first published in 1971; the sixth edition was published in 1994), Edward Heft (librarian, Loyola Marymount U., Los Angeles) is joined by co-authors Sheila S. Intner and Jean Weihs, both specialists in cataloging and classification (it is not indicated where). All chapters have been rewritten to reflect changes in the field enabling the text to continue its useful life as an introduction to the field and an easily accessed reference for cataloging information, format, theory, and technology. Material is arranged in sections on background, acquisitions and serials, and cataloging and processing, with chapters included on fiscal management, AACR, consortia, and MARC formats. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591588894
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/11/2010
Series:
Library and Information Science Text Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
502
Sales rank:
1,123,286
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Seventh Edition
Pt. 1General Background
1Introduction and Overview3
2Staffing20
3Technical Services Administration40
4Cooperation/Consortia and Technical Services67
Pt. 2Acquisitions and Serials
5Acquisitions - Overview91
6Information Producers107
7Acquisition Process129
8Order Processes157
9Distributors and Vendors181
10Print-Based Serials210
11Electronic Serials234
12Government Information247
13Nonbook Materials268
14Fiscal Management293
Pt. 3Cataloging and Processing
15Cataloging - Overview325
16Decisions334
17Description and Access345
18Subject Analysis418
19Subject Headings Lists443
20Classifications469
21The MARC Formats498
22Managing the Cataloging Department513
Index527

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