ERIC Number: ED272196
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Manual for Librarians in Small Hospitals. Sixth Edition.
Graham, Elaine, Ed.; Kesti, Julie, Ed.
This manual is designed to aid the inexperienced person assigned to a hospital library and given the responsibility of ordering library materials, organizing the collection, borrowing from other libraries, and seeking information. Following a brief introduction, the manual is divided into 10 chapters: (1) Organization and Administration of the Library; (2) Collection Development, Acquisitions, and Processing of Library Materials; (3) Organizing Library Materials--Cataloging and Classification; (4) Circulation; (5) Reference Services; (6) Index Medicus and Abridged Index Medicus; (7) MEDLINE: Computer-Produced Bibliographic Searches; (8) Interlibrary Loan; (9) Audiovisual Services; and (10) Regional Medical Library Services. Ordering information and approximate prices for all publications mentioned in the manual are provided in an appendix. (THC)
Descriptors: Cataloging, Guidelines, Hospital Libraries, Information Sources, Interlibrary Loans, Library Administration, Library Materials, Library Services, Library Technical Processes, Medical Libraries, Regional Programs
Publications, PSRMLS/Biomedical Library, Center for the Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024 ($7.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Library of Medicine (DHHS/NIH), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Biomedical Library.; Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Library Service, Los Angeles, CA.
Note: For a related document, see IR 051 568-571.