These proceedings of the 7th annual conference of the North American Serials Interest Group argue that it is time to prepare for the revolution and phenomenal growth in electronic technology. Chapters cover new information technologies and predictions for developments in the publishing industry.
ContentsIntroduction * Announcements: NASIG Conference Grant Awards * The Transformation of Scholarly Communication and the Role of the Library in the Age of Networked Information * St. Augustine to NREN: The Tree of Knowledge and How It Grows * Webs That Link Libraries, Librarians, and Information: Evolving Technical Standards for a Networking Age * Landlords and Tenants: Who Owns Information, Who Pays For It, and How? * Higher Education in the 90s: Growth, Regression or Status Quo * A Potency of Life: Scholarship in an Electronic Age * Professionals or Professionless, Information Engineers or ??? * From Past Imperfects to Future Perfects * New Strategies for Publishing * A History of Journal Price Studies * Libraries and the Use of Price Studies * Index Medicus? Price Study * Copyright and Licensing in the Electronic Environment * Future Strategies for Retaining the Past * New Books From Old: A Proposal * Regional Library Networking: New Opportunities for Serving Scholarship * Regional Library Networking: New Opportunities for Serving Scholarship * Z39.1: You Just Don?t Understand! Librarians and a Publisher Discuss the Standard for Periodical Format and Arrangement * Marketing to Libraires: What Works? Adapting Marketing Strategy to Changes in the Library Community * Marketing to Libraries: What Works and What Doesn?t * Article Delivery: Shifting Paradigms * Document Delivery Vendors: Benefits and Choices * Electronic Networking and Serials Resources: Quotidian Applications for the Curious and the Cynical * Cataloging Serial Computer Files * Automating Binding Procedures Using INNOVACQ vs. In-House Database * The Footbone?s Connected to the Anklebone, or, Enumeration, Checking-in and Labeling Instructions * Game Shows, Elevators, Full Plates, and Other Allegories: A Look at the Present State and Future Possibilities of LC Subject Headings * The Changing Role of the Vendor: Developing New Products and Services * Check-in With the SISAC Symbol (Bar Code): Implementation and Uses for Libraries, Publishers and Automation Vendors * Publishing Opportunities: Getting Into Print or Getting Involved * Fine-Tuning the Claims Process * Basic Training for Survival * Cataloging Computer Files That Are Also Serials * Working Together for the Future: Librarian/Publisher/Subscription Agents * The Role and Responsibilities of the Professional Serials Cataloger * How to Plan and Deliver a Great Workshop * Fewer Subscriptions=Increased Library Services: How ASU and ASU West Met the Challenge * Managing Reference "Pseudoserials" * Collection Development Assessment for Biomedical Serials Collections * Auditing the Automated Serials Control System * The Cost Effectiveness of Claiming * Seventh Annual NASIG Conference Registrants, University of Illinois at Chicago, June 1992 * Index
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