The April 2022 issue of Library Resources & Technical Services was published on July 8. This issue heralds the appointment of Michael Fernandez and Rachel Scott as the new editorial team for the journal. Michael is E-Resources Acquisitions Librarian at Yale University Library and Rachel is Associate Dean for Information Assets at Illinois State University.
In This Issue
Evolution of a Subject Heading: The Story Continues by Anna M. Ferris outlines the process of proposing a revision to an established subject heading via the Subject Authority Cooperative Program’s Subject Heading Proposal System.
When Disruption is the New Normal: The Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Technical Services in US Academic Libraries by Yuji Tosaka and Cathy Weng investigates how academic library technical services librarians adapted their services to serve their communities in the midst of a global pandemic.
“He Lied to the People, Saying ‘I Am Nebuchadnezzar’”: Issues in Authority Control for Rebels, Usurpers, Eccentric Nobility, and Dissenting Royalty by Gabriel Mckee addresses how current name authority record guidelines for royalty and nobility assume that an individual’s claim to a royal title is unambiguous and do not address questions of legitimacy.
Contributing to the Journal
We invite all readers to contribute to the journal. The LRTS Author Guidelines outline the procedures for preparing and for submitting an article for review. If you have questions or wish to bounce ideas off the editor and assistant editor, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.