LRTS Index Volume 54, 2010

Compiled by Edward Swanson

General Procedures Used in Compiling the Index

The following types of entries are included:

  • a. authors of articles, reviews, and letters
  • b. titles of articles and of articles about which letters were published
  • c. subjects of articles and of books reviewed

Subject entries for individuals and corporate bodies are identified by “(about)”; letters are identified by “letters”; pictures of individuals are identified by “port.” Reviews are indexed by name of reviewer and by subject of the work reviewed, identified by “re-views.” They are also listed by title under the heading “Books Reviewed.”

Paging of Volume 54:

  • Pages 1–60 = Number 1 (January)
  • Pages 61–124 = Number 2 (April)
  • Pages 125–176 = Number 3 (July)
  • Pages 177–240 = Number 4 (October)


Academic libraries

        approval plans in, 63–76

        closing, 153–63

        forms, reviews, 55

        name authorities in, 4–20

        policies, reviews, 55

        preservation operations at off-campus sites, 183–99

        procedures, reviews, 55

Acquisition of library materials, 63–76

Aho, Melissa: reviews, 123

Alan, Robert: 64–76

“Approval Plan Profile Assessment in Two Large ARL Libraries: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and Pennsylvania State University” 64–76; erratum, 179

Approval plans

        in academic libraries, 63–76

Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, about, 180–82

“Association for Library Collections and Technical Services Annual Report 2009–10” 180–82

Authority records, reviews, 175–76; see also Name authorities


Baker, Whitney: 21–39

Barger, Renae: 153–63

Bibliographic records

        for electronic books, 164–74, 227–37

        MARC fields in, 40–54

Books, see also Electronic books

        preservation, 21–39

“Book Reviews” 55–60, 122–23, 175–76

Books Reviewed

        The Academic Library Manager’s Forms, Policies, and Procedures Handbook with CD-ROM (Brumley): 55

        Functional Requirements for Authority Data: A Conceptual Model (Patton, ed.): 175–76

        Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management, 2d ed. (Johnson): 56

        IFLA Cataloging Principles: Steps Towards an International Cataloging Code, 3: Report from the 3rd IFLA Meeting of Experts on an International Cataloguing Code, Cairo, Egypt, 2005 (Tillett, Rayad, and Cristán, eds.): 56–58

        IFLA Cataloging Principles: Steps Towards an International Cataloging Code, 4: Report from the 4th IFLA Meeting of Experts on an International Cataloguing Code, Seoul, Korea, 2006 (Tillett, Lee, and Cristán, eds.): 56–58

        IFLA Cataloging Principles: Steps Towards an International Cataloging Code, 5: Report from the 5th IFLA Meeting of Experts on an International Cataloguing Code, Pretproa, South Africa, 2007 (Tillett, Rayad, and Cristán, eds.): 56–58

        Intellectual Property: Everything the Digital-Age Librarian Needs to Know (Wherry): 58–59

        Newspapers Collection Management: Printed and Digital Challenges (Walravens, ed.): 123

        Scholarly Communication Education Initiatives (Newman, Blecic, and Armstrong): 59–60

        Usage Statistics of E-Serials (Fowler, ed.): 122–23

Boston Athenaeum, 77–89

Branch libraries

        closing, 153–63

Burke, Susan K.: 4–20


Carlyle, Allyson: 126–28

Case, Mary: 180–82; port., 180


        professional status of, 212–26

“Cataloging and Classification: Review of the Literature 2007–8” 90–114

“Cataloging E–Books and Vendor Records: A Case Study at the University of Illinois at Chicago” 227–37

“Cataloging Research Guided by Values” 126–28


        bibliography, 109–14

        literature reviews, 90–114

        research, 2–3, 62–63, 126–28

        rules, reviews, 56–58

“Challenges and Possibilities for Collection Management in a Digital Age” 142–52

Chambers, Sydney: 90–114

Chrzastowski, Tina E.: 64–76


        bibliography, 109–14

        China—history, 200–11

        literature reviews, 90–114

Collection development, reviews, 56

Collection management, 42–52; reviews, 56

Cox, Elizabeth J.: 212–26

Czechowski, Leslie: 153–63


Digitization of library materials, 77–89

“Distributions of MARC Fields in Bibliographic Records: A Power Law Analysis” 40–54


        classification of library materials—China, 200–11

“Divination and the State: Classifying Technical Texts in Han China” 200–11

Dube, Liz: 21–39


“Editorial” 178–79

Electronic books

        cataloging, 164–74, 227–37

Electronic serials

        usage, reviews, 122–23

“The Evolving Role of the Metadata Librarian: Competencies Found in Job Descriptions” 129–41


Fischer, Karen: reviews, 59–60, 122–23


        use in academic libraries, reviews, 55

Fort, Malgorzata: 153–63


German, Lisa: 64–76

“Google Books as a General Research Collection” 77–89

Google Books Library Project, 77–89

“Guest Editorial” 2–3, 62–63, 126–28


Han, Myung–Ja: 129–41

Hearn, Stephen: reviews, 56–58

Horava, Tony: 142–52

Hswe, Patricia: 129–41


“Identifying Standard Practices in Research Library Book Conservation” 21–39

IFLA Meeting of Experts on an Inter¬national Cataloguing Code, reviews, 56–58

Intellectual property, reviews, 58–59


Job descriptions, 129–41

Johnson, Peggy: 178–79; port., 178

Jones, Edgar: 77–89; reviews, 175–76


Lee, Hur–Li, 200–11

“Letting Go: Closing a Branch Library of the Health Sciences Library System, University of Pittsburgh” 153–63

Librarians, see also Metadata librarians

Libraries, see also Branch libraries

        closing, 153–63

Literature reviews

        cataloguing, 2007–8, 90–114

        classification, 2007–8, 90–114


MARC records

        fields, 40–54

Martin, Kristin E.: 227–37

Martyniak, Cathleen: 183–99

“Mass Management of E–Book Catalog Records: Approaches, Challenges, and Solutions” 164–74

Maxeiner, Gretchen: 153–63

Mayernik, Matthew: 40–54

Metadata librarians

        competencies, 129–41

Mitchell, Anne M.: 164–74

Mundle, Kavita: 227–37

Myall, Carolynne: 90–114

Myers, Ann K. D.: 212–26


Name authorities, 4–20; see also Authority records

“Name Authority Work Today: A Com¬parison of Types of Academic Libraries” 4–20

“New Areas for Cataloging Research” 62–63


        collection management, reviews, 123

“Notes on Operations” 153–74, 227–37


Paraprofessional library staff, 212–26

Pennsylvania State University, 63–76

Power law analyses, 40–54

Preservation of library materials

        at off-campus sites, 183–99

        in research libraries, 21–39


Research libraries

        preservation in, 21–39

Research materials

        analysis of, 77–89

“Rethinking Research Library Collections: A Policy Framework for Straitened Times, and Beyond” 115–21

Roeder, Randy: 2–3; port., 2

Ruschoff, Carlen: 62–63


Scholarly communication, reviews, 59–60

Serials, see also Electronic serials; Newspapers

Shorten, Jay: 4–20

Swanson, Edward: 55–60, 122–23, 175–76, 238–240


University of Houston, 164–74

University of Illinois at Chicago, 227–37

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, 63–76

University of Pittsburgh. Health Sciences Library System, 153–63



        in cataloging, 126–28


“What is a Professional Cataloger? Perception Differences between Professionals and Paraprofessionals” 212–26

“When Preservation Moves Off Campus: Trends and Effective Practices in ARL Libraries” 183–99

Wiley, Lynn: 64–76

Williams, Ginger: reviews, 56, 58–59

Wu, Annie: 164–74


“A Year of Cataloging Research” 2–3


Zietlow, Ruth W.: reviews, 55