Serials Librarianship as an Art

Serials Librarianship as an Art : Essays in Honor of Andrew D. Osborn

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Serials Librarianship as an Art explores the advantages and excellences of the manual check-in operation versus automation. This interesting and historical perspective argues for the value and necessity of the human factor in check-in operations and exemplifies the wariness expressed by many at the advent of the computer age.
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  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 086656165X
  • 9780866561655

Table of contents

Contents Taking the Tiger by the Tail: A Cautionary Tale for Serialists of the '80s

Automation of Serials Check-In: Like Growing Bananas in Greenland? Part 1
Serial Documentation of the United Nations and Specialized Agencies
Changing Patterns of Access to Periodical Literature
Access to Periodical Indexes and Abstracts in Academic Libraries: A Survey
The Pennsylvania Union List of Serials: Continuing Development
Andrew D. Osborn
Andrew Osborn and the Library World of His Time
The Three Careers of Andrew Osborn
Andrew Osborn in New Zealand
Andrew D. Osborn and Education for Librarianship in Canada
1941: An Analysis and Appreciation of Andrew Osborn's "The Crisis in Cataloging"
Andrew Osborn and Serials Cataloging
Andrew Osborn: The Serials Specialist
Osborn and That Elusive Definition
Andrew D. Osborn: A Bio-Bibliography
Reference Notes Included
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