Management Of Serials In Libraries

Management Of Serials In Libraries

by Thomas E. Nisonger
     
 

ISBN-10: 1563082136

ISBN-13: 9781563082139

Pub. Date: 10/15/1998

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Focusing on the management of serials in libraries and the role of serials in scholarly communications, this book combines descriptive and prescriptive approaches to illuminate major serials management issues. Unlike other works on the subject, this text emphasizes collection management issues-serials evaluation/selection criteria, cancellation, weeding, document

Overview

Focusing on the management of serials in libraries and the role of serials in scholarly communications, this book combines descriptive and prescriptive approaches to illuminate major serials management issues. Unlike other works on the subject, this text emphasizes collection management issues-serials evaluation/selection criteria, cancellation, weeding, document delivery, budgeting, decision models, use studies, journal ranking, and the application of citation analysis (including use of the Journal Citation Reports and Bradfordian distribution). The author also discusses the implications of the Internet and World Wide Web for serials management. Other topics include types of serials, serials history, serials automation, electronic journals, technical services processing, and copyright issues. Appendixes list and annotate relevant World Wide Web sites, pertinent bibliographies, and sources of statistical data about serials. Significant research is often cited. There are extensive footnotes, and bibl

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563082139
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/15/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Abbreviations and Acronyms

Chapter 1: The Serials Format

Chapter 2: History and Statistics

Chapter 3: Collection Management of Serials: Part I

Chapter 4: Collection Management of Serials: Part 2

Chapter 5: The Application of Citation Analysis to Serials Collection Management

Chapter 6: Study of Periodical Use

Chapter 7: Journal Ranking Studies

Chapter 8: Serials Processing in Libraries

Chapter 9: The Electronic Journal

Chapter 10: Serials Foundation

Epilogue

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