Anne B. Piternick

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Random samples of journal issues, derived from a test set of 106 biomedical journal titles, were checked against the shelves of the Woodward Biomedical Library under circulating and noncirculating conditions. As well as circulation, binding procedures and duplication of sets were seen to affect availability. Indications are that the practice of binding(More)
During a twelve-day period in October and November 1971, users of the Woodward Biomedical Library were asked to report each time they failed to find a needed journal issue or volume in the library. They reported 370 cases of failure. In 100 of these cases (27%) the journal was not held by the library or had not yet been received; in 66 (18%) it was in some(More)
A series of tests of the availability of journals under circulating and non-circulating conditions was recently carried out in the Woodward Biomedical Library at the University of British Columbia. The tests were performed at the request of the Biomedical Library Committee, and the journals tested were 106 high-use titles selected by the biomedical faculty(More)
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