This book, first published in 1986, contains the invaluable and enlightening perspectives of an international roster of experts on the state-of-the-art of serials librarianship and the indications for the future of the profession.
Table of Contents
1. The Serials Department, 1975-1985 Don Lanier and Norman Vogt 2. Dealing With Serials: A Sketch of Contextual/Organizational Response Michael Gorman 3. Serials Organization: A Time for Reappraisal Sue Anne Harrington 4. Serials Automation: An Annotated Bibliography and Review 1976-1984 Janis D. Fleischmann and Jean Houghton 5. What Has Technology Done for Us Lately? Lenore S. Maruyama 6. Serials and Automation: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow Huibert Paul 7. Networking and Serials Control, 1975-1985 Gloria A. Kelley 8. A Decade of Serials Cataloguing Jim E. Cole and Olivia M.A. Madison 9. The AACRs and Serials Cataloguing Carole R. McIver 10. Serials Cataloguing in Transition Lynn Mealer Cummins 11. Serials Cataloguing Developments, 1975-1985: A Personal View of Some Highlights Frank E. Sadowski, Jr. 12. And in Hindsight . . . The Past Ten Years of Union Listing Marjorie E. Bloss 13. Accessibility of Serials Ruth B. McBride 14. Out of the Shoebox and Into the Computer: Serials Indexing 1975-1985 Martha Cornog 15. Article Access: Too Easy? Martin Gordon 16. Budgeting and Planning: A Tandem Approach Bertha R. ALmago 17. A Lesson Learned the Hard Way, or, the Cost of Relinquishing Acquisitions Control Donna M. Goehner 18. Serials Claiming Mary J. Bostic 19. The Use of Microforms in Libraries: Concerns of the Last Ten Years Jean Walter Farrington 20. Store It, But Don't Ignore It Valerie Jackson Feinman 21. Introducing Serials Education Thomas W. Leonhardt 22. Access to U.S. Government Periodicals in Health Sciences Libraries: An Overview Valerie Florance 23. 1975-1985: Formulative Years for the Subscription Agency Rebecca T. Lenzini and Judith Horn 24. Serials at the British Library Lending Division Stella Pilling and David Wood 25. A Decade of Serials Librarianship in Australia: An Overview Jean A. Conochie 26. Serials Librarianship in India K.C. Garg and S.P. Gupta 27. Serials Librarianship in Nigeria, 1975-1985 Briggs C. Nzotta 28. Ten Years of Living With Magazines W.A. Katz 29. The Journal, Scholarly Communication, and the Future Kathy G. Tomajko and Miriam Drake