Re: Cataloging Question Alice J. Rhoades 21 Feb 2006 14:41 UTC

Publishing history is usually in a 500 notes field, if it's available (in
some cases, no one has updated the record to include that information).

At 07:08 AM 2/21/2006, you wrote:
>As a follow up question.
>Is there a place anywhere that tracks and documents the publisher history
>on serials.  I can easily find current and original publisher but not when
>changes occurred.   With so much shifting between publishers and takeovers
>I could use this information.  I keep thinking this must be some tool I
>should know about -- but don't.
>At 11:40 PM 2/20/2006, you wrote:
>>037 contains the current subscription address.  Original publisher is in 260.
>>Steve Shadle/Serials Access Librarian  *****
>>University of Washington Libraries      ***     Phone: (206) 685-3983
>>Seattle, WA 98195-2900                   *        Fax: (206) 685-8743
>>On Mon, 20 Feb 2006, Shankle, Jean wrote:
>>>I am still pretty green when it comes to cataloging periodicals.  I am
>>>not finding in my Conser binders the answer to my question.  When the
>>>publisher of a periodical has changed, what field does that information
>>>go in?  I know that 037 contains the original publisher.  But the
>>>current one?
>>>Thanks for your help!
>>>Thank you.
>>>Miss Jean Shankle
>>>Periodical Librarian
>>>Pensacola Christian College Library
>>>Box 18000
>>>Pensacola, FL 32523
>Diane Paldan
>Serials/Preservation Librarian
>Materials Processing & Preservation / Materials Storage
>Public Services
>159 Science and Engineering Library
>Wayne State University
>Detroit, MI  48202
>(313) 577-0222

Alice J. Rhoades
Serials Catalog Librarian
Fondren Library MS44
Rice University
P.O. 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892

phone:  (713) 348-8713
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