Library Technical Services

Authored by: Doris S. Helfer , Helen Heinrich

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Fourth Edition

Print publication date:  November  2017
Online publication date:  November  2017

Print ISBN: 9781466552593
eBook ISBN: 9781315116143
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The entry describes the key functions of library’s technical services (TS) components. It traces the history and the major developments that affected the evolution of TS. The entry highlights the progression of cataloging-related standards and the way technology impacts the current workflow and expectations for staff expertise.

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