Analyzes challenges of e-journal cataloging that stem from an ever-growing number of on line publications and aggregator databases. Libraries race to keep up with cataloging and record maintenance produced a broad market for commercial MARC services. In examining a variety of vendors' MARC products, the book outlines dilemmas encountered by libraries when considering acquisitions of such services. It analyzes the complexities of incorporating commercially produced cataloging into a local database, and offers practical solutions to the most common questions in the process. The book concludes with a look into the future of e-resource cataloging from technical and conceptual standpoints.
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