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ERIC Number: ED300023
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Serials Selection and Management. CE 62.
This syllabus outlines the objectives and content for a professional continuing education course on serials selection and management. The following topics are covered: (1) types of serials publications, issuing agencies, and identification aids; (2) selection and evaluation, including a collection development policy, selection aids, criteria for selection, and evaluation; (3) acquisitions, including centralization of ordering, standing orders, and publishers versus subscription agents; (4) the ordering process, including bibliographic information and purchase orders; (5) serials record systems; (6) binding, including selection and evaluation of a binder; (7) miscellaneous concerns, including gifts, exchanges, duplicates, backfiles, and weeding; (8) cooperative acquisitions programs; (9) non-print serials; (10) budget and statistics; and (11) automated check-in systems. (51 references) (MES)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Medical Library Association, Chicago, IL.