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Re: Purchasing ProQuest MARC Records Lia Hemphill 18 Jan 2001 21:52 UTC


We have an order with Bell and Howell for the MARC records but as of
today, we have not downloaded them.

Lia Hemphill
Head of Collection Development
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Ave
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33314

fax:954-262 4738
work:954-262 4633

"Tracie J. Mineo" wrote:

>         Here at Duquesne University we were wondering if anyone out there
> has purchased any of the MARC records for sale by Bell & Howell for the
> titles in the ProQuest databases? If so have you had any problems? What
> are some of the pros and cons of doing this?
>         When we first began cataloging our electronic journals it was
> decided that we would use separate records for our print and electronic
> titles. Bell & Howell has decided to use the print version of each record.
> We are debating what some of the problems could be for us.
> Thank you all in advance for your time.
> Tracie Mineo
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> Tracie J. Mineo
> Collection Development Coordinator
> Duquesne University
> The Gumberg Library
> Pittsburgh, PA 15282-0805
> (412) 396-4560
> Fax (412) 396-1658
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