Evans, G. Edward, 1937-

Introduction to technical services / G. Edward Evans, Sheila S. Intner, and Jean Weihs. - 8th ed. - Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, c2011. - xv, 484 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. - Library and information science text series .

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Introduction -- Technical services administration -- Staffing -- Technical services issues -- Acquisitions : overview -- Distributors and vendors -- Print and digital books -- E-resource issues -- Serials : print and electronic -- Government information -- Media -- Fiscal management -- Overview and decisions -- Description : identifying materials -- Access points : retrieving the record -- Subject analysis -- Subject authorities -- Classification systems -- Marc format and metadata -- Copy cataloging -- Processing materials -- Leading the catalog department. Table of contents


Used in library schools worldwide, this is the classic text for gaining a thorough understanding of library technical services. Updated and expanded, this 8th edition covers all aspects of the field, from acquisition to managing the cataloging department. The authors have placed emphasis on automation as it affects technical services. Complete with helpful illustrations, statistical data, and study guide questions, this text is a must for LIS students.



9781591588894 9781591588887 9781591588900

2010036005


Technical services (Libraries)--United States.
Technical services (Libraries)--Canada.

Z688.6.U6 / E84 2011

025.02 / EVI 2011

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