Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Fundamentals of Technical Services

Sandstrom, John and Liz Miller. Fundamentals of Technical Services. Neal-Schuman, 2015. ISBN: 978-1-55570-966-2

Written by librarians working and teaching on the front lines, this guide uses a functional, hands-on approach to lay out the basics of technical services, from acquiring new materials to making them available to library users. A good introduction for those just moving into the profession, or for library staff in need of a brush up!

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Managing Technical Services
Chapter 2: Systems
Chapter 3: Collection Development
Chapter 4: Acquisitions
Chapter 5: Cataloging
Chapter 6: Physical Processing
Chapter 7: Authority Control and Catalog Maintenance
Chapter 8: Collection Management

A: Content Standards  
B: Classification Systems and Call Numbers
C: Subject Term Lists
D: MARC Digital Format