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Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Bibliographic Control of Electronic Serials of the University of Rhode Island Libraries.
Recommends six policies related to the bibliographic control of electronic journals.
The charge to the committee was as follows: "The Ad Hoc Committee on the Bibliographic Control of Electronic Serials will review present library practice for the handling of electronic serials from the point of order, through invoicing, payment and cataloging in the HELIN system and on the library's home page. It will review the process for the continuing management of the bibliographic record for accuracy, currency, and quality. The committee will consider the process for paid subscriptions, free subscriptions, type of access points, consortia implications, branch implications, and any other issues which are uncovered during the committee's deliberations."