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To Check In or Not To Check In? That is the question
Serials Review (2007)
  • Carol Ann Borchert, University of South Florida

The University of South Florida Tampa Library discontinued checking in print journals and periodicals for a trial period of one year from July 2005 to June 2006. This article discusses the reasons behind such a decision, how it worked out, and what the ramifications have been. Though it proved inconvenient for public and technical services alike, few specific problems were reported via email, online forms or in person. The library derived several benefits from this project, particularly in terms of the timing, since it happened just as the library moved to a new integrated library system, from NOTIS to Aleph.

  • serials check-in,
  • reorganizing workflows
Publication Date
December, 2007
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Citation Information
Carol Ann Borchert. "To Check In or Not To Check In? That is the question" Serials Review Vol. 33 Iss. 4 (2007)
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