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Introduction To Technical Services

3.22  ·  Rating Details  ·  46 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Used in library schools worldwide, this standard provides students with a thorough understanding of technical services. Updated and expanded, the 7th edition was carefully re-examined by the authors and includes a complete rewriting of the Cataloging and Processing section. The book covers all aspects of the field--from acquisitions to managing the cataloging department--w ...more
Paperback, 543 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Libraries Unlimited (first published 1993)
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Amanda
Jun 10, 2014 Amanda rated it liked it
I agree with the previous reviewer who stated that is it best to read this manual in pieces rather than all at once. It is not the most user-friendly manual and it does try to accomplish too much, I think. Be prepared to be overwhelmed with information! The summaries at the end of each chapter are pretty much useless, also.
Megan
May 23, 2016 Megan rated it really liked it
Clearly written guide to cataloging.
Jennifer
Apr 07, 2011 Jennifer rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: library-science
As advertised, a basic introduction to technical services. This book wasn't very forward-looking at all but it did serve as a good CliffNotes version of the history of library acquisitions and cataloging operations.
Tiffany
Sep 16, 2008 Tiffany rated it it was ok
Slightly boring but has quite a bit of information for anyone who wants to be a librarian. Of course, this was definitely not my choice of book...
Michaelt
May 04, 2010 Michaelt rated it it was ok
Shelves: library
Its fantastic for putting you to sleep. Textbook for my technical services course for Library Technician Certificate
Heather
Dec 02, 2008 Heather rated it it was ok
Shelves: library-science
Read this if it's a requirement, or you just can't get enough of library technical services
Nicole
Apr 28, 2014 Nicole rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2014
Dry as a cracker; typical textbook fare. But informative and necessary! :)
Donna Ciriello
Jul 05, 2013 Donna Ciriello rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2013, slis
Very useful overview.
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