This book, first published in 1983, examines the key role that serials play in sci-tech libraries, serials being a source of prime importance for scientists and engineers. The problems and costs associated with the selection, handling and storage of serials are closely analysed by expert library specialists.
1. Introduction Ellis Mount 2. Scientific and Technical Journals: Developments and Prospects K. Subramanyam 3. A Computer-Based Routing System for Serials Rita L. Goodemote 4. Choosing and Using Subscription Agents in Sci-Tech Libraries: Theory and Practice Sheila S. Intner 5. Selection and Evaluation of Chemistry Periodicals Barbara A. Rice 6. Selecting Multispecialty Mathematics Research Journals via Their Underlying Subject Emphases Tony Stankus and Virgil Diodato 7. Pharmacy Faculty Members' Exposure to Current Periodicals Wendell A. Guy 8. Publishing - A View on Science/Technology Information (STI) Transfer David L. Staiger Special Paper 9. The In-House Translator: An Overlooked Specialist Patricia E. Newman 10. Sci-Tech Online Ellen Nagle, Editor 11. Sci-Tech in Review Suzanne Fedunok, Editor