Used in library schools worldwide, this critically acclaimed standard text provides students with a thorough understanding of technical services. Updated and expanded, the eighth edition further emphasizes the rapidly changing environment in which technical services are conducted. The book covers all aspects of the field---from acquisitions to managing the cataloging department---with five new chapters. qTechnical Services Issuesq includes material related to physical space needs; qE-resource Issuesq examines how the growth of e-materials impacts technical services work; qCopy Catalogingq reflects the ever increasing need to be more efficient and also to save limited funds for technical services activities; qOverview and Decisionsq addresses the issue of why and how the local OPAC has become a gateway to the universe of knowledge; and qProcessing Materialsq covers how the activities involved in making items that go into a library's collection are properly identified as belonging to the library and where the item is physically located in the collection. All other chapters have been extensively rewritten and updated to reflect 2010 technical service functions and activities. Complete with helpful illustrations, statistics, and study guide questions, this text is a must for library and information science students!Complete with helpful illustrations, statistics, and study guide questions, this text is a must for library and information science students!
|Title||:||Introduction to Technical Services|
|Author||:||G. Edward Evans, Sheila S. Intner, Jean Riddle Weihs|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2011|