We are continuing to hold onto our printed indexes so long as we have space
on the shelves for them. Some people still use them. Many of the online
indexes go back only to the 1980's, so for earlier material the paper
indexes are needed.
In the last seven months Reader's Guide was used 13 times.
At 5/12/2004, you wrote:
>How many of you are holding onto your Indexes (Readers Guide, Education,
>etc.)? I'm inclined to hold them since they come in handy when the
>computers are down. Please give me your reasons to hold on to them. We
>stopped taking them in the late 90's.
Anne Frohlich, Serials Librarian
McNeese State University Library
Lake Charles, LA 70609