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Re: Botanical Review Tuscano, Theresa 15 Mar 2005 15:13 UTC


I never claimed any of the issues, but I didn't receive vol. 70, nos. 1 and
2 until Sept. 10, 2004, no. 3 came on Nov. 3, 2004 and no. 4 on Jan. 17,
2005.  So far I have not received any issues for vol. 71.

Theresa M. Tuscano
Periodicals/Government Documents Manager
Myrin Library
Ursinus College
601 E. Main St.
Collegeville, PA 19426
Phone: (610) 409-3000, ext. 2292
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-----Original Message-----
From: Skwor, Jeanette [mailto:skworj@UWGB.EDU]
Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2005 9:37 AM
Subject: [SERIALST] Botanical Review

Is anyone else having receipt problems with this title?

The library catalogues I search regularly seem to be getting it in a
timely fashion, but I am being given one excuse after another.

On October 26, I claimed vol. 70, nos. 1 and 2 which I saw checked in on
others' catalogues.  I received a response a month later, those issues
"were just published" and we should be receiving them "soon".  I
reclaimed in January, which elicited the excuse that the pub is " in the
process of entering all of our subscribers into our new subscription
system.  Once they have updated all records missed issues will be sent
to all paid subscribers. "

By the end of January, other libraries also were holding # 3 and #4 of
the volume.  I emailed our vendor again, and finally, on Feb. 8,
received #1 and #2.  I told our vendor that, and advised them at that
time to claim #3 and #4.

I've not heard nor received any more issues and before I reclaim them,
thought it would be wise to find out what others' are experiencing.


Jeanette L. Skwor
Cofrin Library
University of WI-Green Bay
(920) 465-2670

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                              Anne Herbert, The Whole Earth Catalog