For immediate release | April 24, 2012

Library Resources & Technical Services journal now available in print and online

CHICAGO — ALCTS has launched eLRTS (, the new website and electronic archive for Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS), the journal of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS).

Benefits of the new delivery platform include more than 17 years’ worth of LRTS issues in a fully searchable archive; HTML (2007 through current) and PDF versions (1996 through current); the ability to purchase individual articles; unlimited simultaneous access for subscribing institutions; plus new RSS alerts, saved items and other personalization tools. The site is hosted by MetaPress, the world’s largest scholarly content host. To subscribe by phone, call 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or subscribe online.

Published four times a year, Library Resources & Technical Services is a peer-reviewed journal that takes a critical approach to the questions and challenges facing librarians and libraries with regard to collections, scholarly communication, preservation and digitization, acquisitions, continuing resources and cataloging (including descriptive metadata, authority control, subject analysis and classification).

MetaPress is a division of EBSCO Industries, Inc., a diversified company founded in 1944 and parent company of the world’s largest subscription agency. MetaPress provides content management and end-user access websites for e-content from the world's leading publishers.

The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) is the national association for information providers who work in collections and technical services, such as acquisitions, cataloging, collection development, preservation and continuing resources in digital and print formats.

ALCTS is a division of the American Library Association.


Christine McConnell

Membership and Publicatiabons

Association for Library Collections & Technical Services

1-800-545-2433 x5037