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Edward Swanson, MINITEX Library Information Network
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Editor's note: Edward Swanson, Book Review Editor for Library Research and Technical Services (LRTS), writes the Publications column for the ALCTS Newsletter Online. This is his third column. The following publications have been received recently and will be considered for review in a future issue of LRTS. Anyone interested in writing reviews for LRTS is encouraged to contact Swanson at or

Acquiring and Organizing Curriculum Materials: A guide and Directory of Resources. 2nd ed. By Gary A. Lare. Scarecrow Press, 2003. softbound: 0-8108-4181-X $39.50.

Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, Second Edition, 2002 Revision, 2003 Update. American Library Association, 2003. softbound: 0-8389-3538-9 $19.00 (ALA members, $17.10).

Cartographic Materials: A Manual of Interpretation for AACR2, 2002 Revision. Ed. Elizabeth U. Mangan. American Library Association, 2003. softbound: 0-8389-3539-7 $100.00 (ALA members, $90.00).

Cataloger’s Judgment: Music Cataloging Questions and Answers from the Music OCLC Users Group Newsletter. By Jay Weitz. Libraries Unlimited, 2003. hardbound: 1-59158-052-8 $45.00.

Disaster Response and Planning for Libraries. Mariam B. Kahn. 2d ed. American Library Association, 2002. softbound: 0-8389-0837-3 $40.00 (ALA members, $36.00).

First Have Something to Say: Writing for the Library Profession. By Walt Crawford. American Library Association, 2003 softbound: 0-8389-0851-9 $29.00 (ALA members $26.10).

Guide to Out-of-Print Materials. By Narda Tafuri, Anna Seaberg, Gary Handman. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, in cooperation with The Scarecrow Press, 2004. softbound: 0-8108-4974-7 $18.50.

Guidelines on Subject Access to Individual Works of Fiction, Drama, Etc. 2d ed. American Library Association, 2000. softbound: 0-8389-3506-6 $20.00 (ALA members, $18.00).

Internet and Personal Computing Fads. By Mary Ann Bell, Mary Ann Berry, James L. Van Roekel. Haworth Information Press, 2004. hardbound: 0-7890-1771-7 $39.95; softbound: 0-7890-1772-5 $15.95.

Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning. Vol. 1, no. 1- Haworth Information Press, 2004- Quarterly. ISSN 1533-290X Individuals: $48.00; libraries/institutions: $150.00.

Magic & Hypersystems: Constructing the Information-Sharing Library. By Harold Billings. American Library Association, 2002. softbound: 0-8389-0834-9 $38.00 (ALA members $34.20).

Managing Electronic Serials: Essays Based on the ALCTS Electronic Serials Institutes, 1997-1999. Ed. Pamela M. Bluh. American Library Association, 2001. softbound: 0-8389-3510-9 $40.00 (ALA members, $36.00).

Managing the Twenty-first Century Reference Department: Challenges and Prospects. Ed. Kwasi Sarkodie-Mensah. Haworth Information Press, 2004. hardbound: 0-7890-2331-8 $39.95; softbound: 0-7890-2332-6 $24.95 The Reference Librarian, 81.

The Organization of Information. By Arlene Taylor. 2nd ed. Libraries Unlimited, 2003. softbound: 1-56308-976-9 $65.00.

Preservation: Issues and Planning. Ed. Paul Banks and Roberta Pilette. American Library Association, 2000. softbound: 0-8389-0776-8 $55.00 (ALA members, $49.50).

Putting XML to Work in the Library: Tools for Improving Access and Management. By Dick R. Miller and Kevin S. Clarke. American Library Association, 2003. softbound: 0-8389-0863-2 $45.00 (ALA members, $40.50).

Russian and East European Books and Manuscripts in the United States: Proceedings of a Conference in Honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Bakhmeteff Archive of Russian and East European History and Culture. Eds. Tanya Chebotarev, Jared S. Ingersoll. Haworth Information Press, 2004. hardbound: 0-7890-2404-7 $39.95; softbound: 0-7890-2405-5 $19.95. Slavic & East European Information Resources, 4, no. 4.

Subject Analysis in Online Catalogs. By Hope A. Olson, 2001. Libraries Unlimited, 2001. softbound: 1-56308-800-2 $50.00.

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