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ERIC Number: ED200235
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Aug
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Technical Processing Librarians in the 1980's: Current Trends and Future Forecasts.
Kennedy, Gail
University of Kentucky Libraries Occasional Papers, v1 n1 Aug 1980
This review of recent and anticipated advances in library automation technology and methodology includes a review of the effects of OCLC, MARC formatting, AACR2, and increasing costs, as well as predictions of the impact on library technical processing of networking, expansion of automation, minicomputers, specialized reference services, and inflationary trends. Forecasts include an increase in technical qualifications for and a decrease in the number of technical processing librarians. Three references are listed. (RAA)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Univ. Libraries.