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Every little thing you must learn about technical services--in one convenient volume!

For library technicians operating in technical prone and scholars in library know-how courses, advent to Technical prone for Library Technicians is a realistic, how-to-do-it textual content that exhibits easy methods to practice the behind-the-scenes initiatives the task calls for. This crucial quantity comes whole with a urged examining record, valuable charts and tables, a glance at tendencies and matters to contemplate, and evaluate questions on the finish of every chapter.

From the Preface: ”Budgetary constraints and the computerization of library capabilities and workouts have replaced the composition of library group of workers perpetually. Library technicians are being employed to interchange librarians in lots of library components, fairly in technical providers. What has now not stored up with this pattern are the educational and schooling of library technicians, an important part of a effectively working library.”

This e-book examines terminology, association, and the sensible elements of the initiatives that technical providers staff care for each day. here is a pattern of what's explored in advent to Technical prone for Library Technicians:

  • pcs and library automation
  • bibliographic utilities and networks together with OCLC, RLG, UTLAS, the net, and extra
  • library cooperation from the neighborhood to the foreign point
  • acquisitions techniques, presents, and exchanges
  • replica cataloging, unique cataloging, topic cataloging, and the MARC checklist
  • govt guides
  • serials--ordering, cataloging, regulate, terminology, e-journals, and extra
  • preservation--treating broken fabrics, e-book fix, solid housework practices, components of degradation, and more

Intended essentially as a textbook for college students in a two-year library know-how application or one-year certificates application, this ebook also will serve rather well as a common reference for library technicians or different employees individuals operating within the technical providers zone.

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