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Canceling High Inflation And Low Usage Periodicals In A Serial Cancellation Project, Judith M. Nixon Jul 1999

Canceling High Inflation And Low Usage Periodicals In A Serial Cancellation Project, Judith M. Nixon

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Describes an easy method to identify serials for cancellation based on usage data and inflation rates, both which can be extracted from online library management systems such as NOTIS. Data can be imported in to a Microsoft Access database and after simple calculations are, the database can be searched for high inflation/low use titles. These titles serve as the preliminary cancellation list.