ERIC Number: ED109994
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Aug-25
Reference Count: N/A
Administration of Government Documents Collections.
Harleston, Rebekah M.; Stoffle, Carla J.
A manual is presented which describes procedures for processing government documents. A brief overview of government publishing and the depository system is provided in chapter one. Chapter two explains the principles of the Superintendent of Documents classification system and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using it. Bibliographic control is introduced in chapter three, while subsequent chapters discuss types and forms of records, acquisition sources and procedures, and details for handling day-to-day routines. There are illustrations of cards, forms, and records throughout. Appendixes include tables of classification, flow charts and shipping lists. The book is indexed. (Author/LS)
Descriptors: Cataloging, Classification, Depository Libraries, Government Publications, Guides, Libraries, Library Acquisition, Library Materials, Library Technical Processes
Libraries Unlimited, Inc., P. O. Box 263, Littleton, Colorado 80120 ($9.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A