[Libs-Or] New Technical Services titles from the Oregon State Library

Arlene Weible arlene.weible at state.or.us
Thu Jan 17 13:56:51 PST 2013

The following new titles are available for interlibrary loan from the Oregon State Library.

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Evans, G. Edward, Intner, Sheila S. and Jean Weihs. Introduction to Technical Services, 8th edition
Libraries Unlimited, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-59158-888-7

This classic text has been updated and expanded to further emphasize the changing environment in which technical services are now conducted in libraries. Covering acquisitions to cataloging, physical space needs to managing e-resources, OPACs to processing, this book serves as essential reading for anyone looking to build a modern technical services operation.

Chan, Lois Mai and O'Neill, Edward T. FAST: Faceted Application of Subject Terminology
Libraries Unlimited, 2010. ISBN:  978-1-59158-722-4

Have trouble navigating the complicated world of controlled subject headings? Faceted Application of Subject Terminology (or FAST) is designed to rework Library of Congress Subject Heading's structure and rules so that they are easier to use, understand, and apply. According to its authors, this book provides an explanation of the structure and application of the system's vocabulary and the mechanism used to control and maintain it. The book is intended for readers who are interested in learning about or applying FAST as an indexing vocabulary and those interested in finding an economical way to improve search results.

Lubas, Rebecca L. (ed.) Practical Strategies for Cataloging Departments.
Libraries Unlimited, 2011.  ISBN: 978-1-59884-492-4

This book offers practical advice-based on direct experience-for facing the challenges of organizing information today. Topics include training, collaborating across the library, coping with changes in standards, making strategic selections of vendor cataloging products, developing cooperative organizations, and more. The specific techniques that will help catalogers meet the needs of 21st century patrons are emphasized. Each chapter is authored or coauthored by a leader in cataloging, metadata practice, or education in these specialties.

If you would like to request these or other materials, please use your library's established interlibrary loan process or send your full name, the name of your library, complete title information, shipping address, and a phone number to the document delivery department at library.request at state.or.us or (fax) 503-588-7119. Items will be checked out to your library, not to you personally, for 4 weeks (print materials) or 2 weeks (videos). Materials will be delivered via mail or Orbis Cascade Alliance Courier, and you may return them the same way. Normally a single copy is purchased and is loaned on a first-come-first-serve basis. You may be put on a hold list for several weeks. Thank you for your patience.

Be sure to check out our Library and Information Science (LIS) blog<http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/> to discover the most recent additions to our LIS collection and search our catalog<http://oregon.gov/OSL/index.shtml> for our complete holdings. The library science collection is meant to support the whole Oregon library community. The Library Development Division welcomes your suggestions for acquisitions - see the blog for an input form or email us!

This collection is supported in whole by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.

Arlene Weible
Electronic Services Consultant
Oregon Federal Regional Depository Coordinator
Library Development Services
Oregon State Library
250 Winter St NE
Salem OR, 97301
arlene.weible at state.or.us<mailto:arlene.weible at state.or.us>

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