You probably meant 30 cm. = 12"
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>>> "Martha M. Davis" <davismar@LUTHER.EDU> 15/06/2011 12:09 pm >>>
Barbara: If you are measuring by the Bindery ruler, 30" is the top for most
journals. I just measured ECONOMIST and a few others, and they are all 30
by this measurement - SIGHT AND SOUND was a little bigger, but I think some
of the European ones are a little bigger.
Hope this helps...
On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 10:45 AM, bpope <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hello, everyone out there in Serials-land.
> We are looking at getting compact shelving soon. I have been asked to find
> out how much of our bound periodicals area is considered oversize, as it may
> have be shelved separate from compact shelving. What is considered oversize
> with bound volumes? A cataloger in our tech services said anything over 30
> cm (11.8 inches). By that definition, according to my student employee,
> Economist magazine is oversize, which does not seem right to me. Anyone
> have any ideas?
> Thank you.
> Barbara M. Pope, MALS
> Periodicals/Reference Librarian
> Axe Library
> Pittsubrg State University
> 1701 S. Broadway
> Pittsburg KS 66762
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