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Preservation Education Directory, 8th Edition (Web publication)

This directory represents the array of informal and formal preservation courses and workshops currently available in the United States and Canada. The listing is not necessarily comprehensive, since inclusion required the organizations and institutions to respond to a survey, e-mail, or phone inquiry from the compilers.

Guide to Out-of-Print Materials
ALCTS Acquisitions Guides Series #12
By Narda Tafuri, Anna Seaberg, and Gary Handman

Guide to Out-of-Print Materials presents an overview of both traditional and online resources available to the acquisitions librarian locating and acquiring out-of-print material. Organized by type of material acquired, this guide includes valuable listings for books, serials, and audio-visual materials, a glossary of terms, and Web site listings for quick reference.

2001 North American Title Count

A database on CD-ROM containing an enumeration and analysis of the number of titles (including serial titles) held by selected U. S. libraries in 690 Library of Congress (LC) and National Library of Medicine (NLM) call number ranges.

Guide to Review of Library Collections: Preservation, Storage, and Withdrawal, 2nd Edition
Collection Management and Development Guide #12
By Dennis K. Lambert , Winston Atkins , Douglas A. Litts , and Lorraine H. Olley

A thorough introduction to the topic for libraries of all types and sizes wishing to plan and formulate reviews of materials in their general collections, regardless of format.

Marketing to Libraries for the New Millennium: Librarians, Vendors, and Publishers Review the Landmark Third Industry-Wide Survey of the Library Marketing Practices and Trends
Edited by Hendrik Edelman and Robert P. Holley

Based on the all-day program sponsored by the AAP/ALCTS Joint Committee, leading figures identify and respond to the challenges of maintaining a foot in both print and electronic worlds.

Cataloging the Web: Metadata, AACR, and MARC 21
Edited by Wayne Jones, Judith R. Ahronheim, and Josephine Crawford

These papers, presented at ALCTS’ July 2000 Preconference on Metadata for Web Resources by a veritable who’s who of the digital world, provide a timely overview of the challenges and difficulties of bringing order to a most unruly medium. Topics range from carefully considered viewpoints to possible standards to actual how-tos.

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