Introduction To Technical Services
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Introduction To Technical Services

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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
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.
Jennifer
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
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
Its fantastic for putting you to sleep. Textbook for my technical services course for Library Technician Certificate
Heather
Read this if it's a requirement, or you just can't get enough of library technical services
Nicole
Dry as a cracker; typical textbook fare. But informative and necessary! :)
Donna Ciriello
Very useful overview.
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