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Title Outsourcing library technical services operations : practices in academic, public, and special libraries / edited by Karen A. Wilson, Marylou Colver
Published Chicago : American Library Association, [1997]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 239 pages)
Contents pt. 1. Academic libraries -- Outsourced cataloguing and physical processing at the University of Alberta Library -- Vendor preprocessing of approval material and cataloging records for the University of Arizona Library -- Authority control and record enrichment outsourcing at the University of California, Santa Barbara -- Freelance cataloging: outsourcing original cataloging at Central Oregon Community College Library -- Strategic planning for technical services: outsourcing copy cataloging at the libraries of the Claremont Colleges -- Authority control: outsourcing retrospective and ongoing processing at the Emory University Libraries -- Cataloging music scores and foreign language material: outsourcing at Florida Atlantic University Libraries -- Project Muse: outsourcing authority work and hypertext markup of tables of contents for electronic journals published by Johns Hopkins University Press -- Outsourcing cataloguing and physical processing: a Canadian experience at the University of Manitoba Libraries -- Insourcing of cataloging for a special collection: an alternative to outsourcing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries -- Leveraging value from the J. Hugh Jackson Library's collections: outsourcing document delivery and tables of contents services at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business Library -- pt. 2. Public libraries -- Opening-day collections and current acquisitions: outsourcing item record creation and physical processing for the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Public Library System -- From selection to shelf: outsourcing book selection, copy cataloging and physical processing at Fort Worth Public Library -- Outsourcing three technical services operations: physical processing, copy cataloging, and authority control at Houston Public Library -- pt. 3. Special libraries -- The outsourcing solution for cataloging and database maintenance at the Chubb Law & Business Library -- Outsourcing becomes insourcing: cataloging ephemeral trade literature at the Indiana Historical Society Library -- Works referenced frequently -- Selected annotated bibliography
Notes "Sponsored by the Commercial Technical Services Committee, Association for Library Collections and Technical Services."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-219) and index
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Subject Academic libraries -- Canada.
Academic libraries -- United States.
Public libraries -- United States.
Special libraries -- United States.
Technical services (Libraries) -- Contracting out -- Canada.
Technical services (Libraries) -- Contracting out -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Colver, Marylou.
Wilson, Karen A.
Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Commercial Technical Services Committee.
ISBN 058533272X (electronic bk.)
9780585332727 (electronic bk.)