Can you define "510" for those of us in NASIG
who are non-specialists?
- Bill Cohen
BLACK, STEVE wrote:
> The main argument for keeping them is older issues of periodicals in
> your collection may not be covered by any of your subscribed databases,
> but may be covered by print indexes on your shelves. Knowing which ones
> may be of use to your patrons.
> Several years ago I went through our local records and deleted 510s for
> indexes not in our collection, but kept 510s for indexes we own. I don't
> recall ever actually using the 510's in my reference work. My personal
> opinion is that 510's were a great idea, but the care and feeding of
> them is too much relative to their value to patrons.
> Steve Black
> Reference, Serials, and Instruction Librarian
> Neil Hellman Library
> The College of Saint Rose
> 392 Western Ave.
> Albany, NY 12203
> (518) 458-5494
> -----Original Message-----
> From: SERIALST: Serials in Libraries Discussion Forum
> [mailto:SERIALST@LIST.UVM.EDU] On Behalf Of Douglas King
> Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2008 9:43 AM
> To: SERIALST@LIST.UVM.EDU
> Subject: [SERIALST] 510 field?
> What do y'all do about 510 fields in serial records? Do you leave them
> in? Delete them? Check them for accuracy (or at least see if your
> library has the titles mentioned in the 510's)? I'm looking for
> arguments for and against keeping them in local bibliographic records.
> Thanks. Doug
> Douglas King
> Special Materials Cataloger
> Thomas Cooper Library
> University of South Carolina
> 1322 Greene Street
> Columbia, SC 29208
Bill Cohen, /Publisher /
*The Haworth Press*
[Taylor & Francis Group]