Serials Section Publications, 1950-1956, 1974-1997
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Brief Description: Publications of Serials Section contains Serial Slants Newsletter (1950-1956), a Duplicates Exchange Union brochure (1974), A Manual for Serials Workshops (1977, 1983), Directory of Speakers for Serials Workshops (1980), and the "Foreign Books and Serials Vendors Directories" for Asia and the Pacific (1996) and Africa and the Middle East (1997).
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Record Series Number: 31/13/14
Created by: Serials Section, Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS)
Volume: 0.6 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 11/19/1979. 2/1/1993, 1/24/2018
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Arrangement: Arranged chronologically by date
Biographical Note for Serials Section :

The object of the Serials Section (SS) is to contribute to library service and librarianship through the distribution of information concerning serials literature by reports and free discussion at general meetings and through publication; to encourage specialized training for librarians in the field of serials; and to coordinate the activities within the Resources and Technical Services Division and within the American Library Association with respect to serials (1).


Executive Committee


Conference Program


Feasibility of Creating Dynamic Lists of Core Serials, To Study (ad hoc)


Policy and Research

Regional Workshops

Serials Cataloging, to Study

Serials Records, to Study

Serials Section Bowker/Ulrich's Serials Librarianship Award

Union Lists of Serials

Worst Serial Title Change of Year

Research Libraries Discussion Group

Subject Index
Serials Section
Languages of Materials
English [eng]