Special Collections Cataloging at a Crossroads: A Survey of ARL Libraries
Creators:Russell, Beth M.
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Citation:Beth M. Russell, "Special Collections Cataloging at a Crossroads: A Survey of ARL Libraries," Journal of Academic Librarianship 30, no. 4 (2004): 294-03.
Facing shifting organizational cultures, technological innovations, and the growth of digital information, administrators must consider how best to utilize the resources and staff devoted to cataloging special collections. A survey of special collections cataloging among Association of Research Libraries member institutions showed variation in organization, staffing, and workflow. Cooperation and flexibility are necessary for success.