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Public Libraries Shrinking Dollars, Increased Demands Clerical Staff and the OCLC to the Rescue

Public Libraries Shrinking Dollars, Increased Demands Clerical Staff and the OCLC to the Rescue Considers the introduction of OCLC and other technology in publiclibraries as a response to reduced budgets and an increased demand forinformation. Discusses the history of cataloguing, the development ofnew cataloguing systems, bibliographic record editing, and methods ofprocessing materials. Surmises that OCLC has been a sound investment inforging a new link between acquisitions and cataloguing, as well asreducing cost per cataloguing unit. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png OCLC Micro Emerald Publishing

Public Libraries Shrinking Dollars, Increased Demands Clerical Staff and the OCLC to the Rescue

OCLC Micro , Volume 7 (6): 4 – Jun 1, 1991

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
8756-5196
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000003674
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Abstract

Considers the introduction of OCLC and other technology in publiclibraries as a response to reduced budgets and an increased demand forinformation. Discusses the history of cataloguing, the development ofnew cataloguing systems, bibliographic record editing, and methods ofprocessing materials. Surmises that OCLC has been a sound investment inforging a new link between acquisitions and cataloguing, as well asreducing cost per cataloguing unit.

Journal

OCLC MicroEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 1991

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