Information Access and Delivery in Health Sciences Libraries

Information Access and Delivery in Health Sciences Libraries

ISBN-10:
0810830507
ISBN-13:
9780810830509
Pub. Date:
01/01/1996
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

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Overview

Information Access and Delivery in Health Sciences Libraries

Nine authors combine their experience and expertise to discuss the realities of circulation, interlibrary loans and document delivery, and fee-based services in health sciences libraries. This long-awaited handbook will serve not only as a textbook, but also as an invaluable resource for practitioners in the field, and will be useful to information specialists in other types of libraries as well. It is organized so that the whole volume or individual chapters may be read as needed. Appendixes provide further information on "nuts and bolts" issues like automated circulation functions, shelving terminology, and shelving measurements. A glossary of terms is also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810830509
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/1996
Series: Current Practice in Health Science Librarianship Series
Edition description: Volume 3
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Carolyn E. Lipscomb is a consultant in Durham, N.C. In nearly twenty years at the Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she held a variety of positions, including Head of Circulation/Interlibrary Loan Services.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Preface Part 2 Expert Reviewers Part 3 Advisory Committee Members Part 4 Authors Part 5 Introduction Chapter 6 1 Adminstration and Organization of Services Chapter 7 2 Access Chapter 8 3 Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Chapter 9 4 Fee-Based Services Chapter 10 5 Future Trends Part 11 Appendix A—Automated Circulation Functions Part 12 Appendix B—Shelving Terminology Part 13 Appendix C—Shelving Measurements Part 14 Glossary Part 15 Index Part 16 Author Biographies

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