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Author Mount, Ellis.

Title Role of Standards in Sci-Tech Libraries
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (197 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Introduction; Which Will It Be? A Quality Standards Information Service or a Collection of Standards?; Why Standards? Mission of Organization; Purpose/Location of the Standards Information Service; Collection Development; Collection Contents; Purchasing Sources; Control and Maintenance of the Collection; Obtaining Publications on Request; Reference Service; Documenting/Cataloging; Maintenance of Collection; Budget Responsibility; Encouraging Use of Standards/Communications
Measurement Research and the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Research Information CenterIntroduction; History; New Name; Research Work at NIST; Role of the Research Information Center; Conclusion; Standards Information Services -- The IHS Solution; How IHS Can Help; Getting Standards When You Need Them; SCI-TECH COLLECTIONS; You Know More Than You Think: Making Your Initial Contribution to the Subject Collection Literature; The Major Fears; Today's New Author Has Some Tremendous Advantages; NEW REFERENCE WORKS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; SCI-TECH ONLINE; Database News
The Standards Collection in the Science and Technology Department of the Cleveland Public LibraryIntroduction; Definitions; History; Current Collection; Decisions on Buying Standards; Staff Training; Statistics and Use of the Collection; Standards in the Frito-Lay Corporate Library; Introduction; History; The Collection; Standards; The Future; Standards Collections for Academic Libraries; Why Should Academic Libraries Collect Standards?; Developing a Standards Collection; Access Beyond the Collection; Conclusion
Summary Required reading for any librarian who has been asked to identify standards and specifications, this unique new book highlights the importance of standards in many sci-tech libraries. Collections of standards in sci-tech libraries encompass a great variety--from the most narrow subject fields, to those covering many, and from collections of American standards only, to those with an international array. Role of Standards in Sci-Tech Libraries addresses the need for standards in libraries and provides crucial guidelines for developing standards collections. The first chapter describes
Notes Publications and Search AidsSCI-TECH IN REVIEW
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Subject Science and technology libraries -- Standards
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- Archives & Special Libraries.
Science and technology libraries -- Standards.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1317765761