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Emerging Issues in Academic Library Cataloging & Technical Services Elaine Sanchez

Emerging Issues in Academic Library Cataloging & Technical Services

Elaine Sanchez

Published January 1st 2007
ISBN : 9786613907530
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133 pages
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This report presents nine highly detailed case studies of leading university cataloging and technical service departments. It provides insights into how they are handling 10 major changes facing them, including: the encouragement of catalogingMoreThis report presents nine highly detailed case studies of leading university cataloging and technical service departments. It provides insights into how they are handling 10 major changes facing them, including: the encouragement of cataloging productivity- impact of new technologies on and enhancement of online catalogs- the transition to metadata standards- the cataloging of Websites and digital and other special collections- library catalog and metadata training- database maintenance, holdings and physical processing- managing the relationship with acquisitions departments- staff education- and other important issues. Survey participants represent academic libraries of varying sizes and classifications, with many different viewpoints. Universities surveyed are: Brigham Young- Curry College- Haverford College- Illinois, Louisiana and Pennsylvania State Universities- University of North Dakota- University of Washington- and Yale University.