I am responding only to the simplest part of this question. That is the
common misunderstanding of the difference between "Biannual" and "Biennial."
The former, used by Haworth, means twice a year as is apparently what is
the actual situtation. The latter and more frequently encountered term,
means every two years.
As to the explanatory message from Haworth-- what -can- one say about such
Serials Cataloguing Librarian
Mt. Holyoke College
On Wed, 15 Sep 1993, Steve Savage wrote:
> ... The "Journal of Professional Services Marketing" says it is published
> biannually. Consequently, the bib record in OCLC says that, and therefore
> our check-in cards do, too. Well....we have two issues checked in for
> each year since 1990 (v. 6). Sounds simple enough, until.....