Library technical services
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Library technical services are the ongoing maintenance activities of a library's collection, including the three broad areas of collection development, cataloging, and processing.[1] Technical services are the infrastructure that enable the user's experience of many library services.
Collection development
Related systems and services
Technical services may also include a range of activities broadly related to the above core functions: from security processing (using RFID tags or similar), to interlibrary loan services, to maintaining the library's technology resources: such as servers, staff and public computers, scanners, or the integrated library system software that facilitates circulation.
See also
  1. ^ G. Edward Evans, Sheila S. Intner, Jean Weihs Introduction to Technical Services; 7th ed. Englewood, Colo.: Libraries Unlimited, 2002 ISBN 1-56308-918-1
  2. ^ In Appreciation of Library Catalogers and Cataloging Standards
further reading [1][2][3]
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  1. ^ Johnson, Peggy (January 2004). "Library Resources Technical Services". Association for Library Collections and Technical Services Annual Report 2002/2003. 48 (1).
  2. ^ Liu Kao, Mary (2001). Cataloging and Classification for Library Technicians (2nd ed.). New York: The Haworth Press®. ISBN 0-7890-1062-3.
  3. ^ Liu Kao, Mary (2001). Introduction to Technical Services for Library Technicians. New York: The Haworth Information Press®. ISBN 0-7890-1488-2.
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