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Re: delays in publication Sharon Wieczorek 19 Feb 2004 18:03 UTC

Hi Steve,

I believe the percentage of titles delayed would be based on your 'mix' of
titles. Our percentage to total subscriptions which is about 800 is still the
same as two years ago and our 'mix' is a liberal arts assortment for our
college atmosphere. We have only added or deleted less than 5 titles per year.
Have you changed, added or deleted titles aggressively in the past two years
due to budget constraints?

I hope other libraries answer this question too.

Hope this helps.
Sharon Wieczorek
Serials Supervisor
Mercyhurst College
Hammermill Library
Erie, PA 16546

Steve Black wrote:

> Our last "Bulletin of Serials Changes" from our vendor EBSCO showed that
> almost 10% of our subscribed titles are delayed in publication.  This seems
> to be a higher percentage than I've seen before.  Do others share the
> impression that more titles are delayed now than in past years?
> Steve Black
> Reference, Instruction, and Serials Librarian
> Neil Hellman Library
> The College of Saint Rose
> 392 Western Ave.
> Albany, NY 12203
> (518) 458-5494