Introduction To Technical Services
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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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.
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.