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Circulating journals -policy issues Susan Scheiberg 27 Jan 1999 19:59 UTC


I'm hoping that you can help me!  The idea of circulating journals is being
floated around our libraries.  Of course, some of our librarians will greet
this idea with joy and huzzahs; others will be horrified at the
ramifications.  Would you be willing to share your experience and/or
policies about circulating journals?  Just for background, USC is a major
research university with (relatively) large holdings and 15 libraries
within the University Libraries system, and currently we do not circulate
any journals.  I'd especially appreciate hearing from other large

If this discussion was recently held and archived, would someone be so kind
as to point me there?

Thanks in advance,


Susan Scheiberg
Team Leader, Serials Acquisitions (aka Serials Librarian)
Doheny Library G24A
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0182
Telephone: (213)740-7355
FAX: (213)740-0959