Title

Quality Work, Quality Control in Technical Services

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-1-1985

Keywords

cataloging, library administration, library automation, library cooperation, library networks, library personnel, library standards, library technical processes, online systems, quality control, technological advancement

Abstract

Quality in library technical services is explored in light of changes produced by automation. Highlights include a definition of quality; new opportunities and shifting priorities; cataloging (fullness of records, heading consistency, accountability, local standards, automated checking); need for new skills (management, staff); and boons of automation (error detection, authority control)

Recommended Citation

Horny, Karen L. "Quality Work, Quality Control in Technical Services." Journal of Academic Librarianship 11, no. 4 (1985): 206-10.

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