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serial

[sir′ē·əl]
Etymology: L, series, row
pertaining to a succession, arrangement, or order of items.

serial

(sē′rē-ăl) [L. series, row, chain]
In numerical order, in continuity, or in sequence, as in a series.

serial

part of a series.

serial homology
see serial homology.
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Serials Solutions, part of ProQuest Information and Learning, provides complete solutions for today's electronic collections.
Bluh was selected in recognition of her many contributions in the development of best practices in serials librarianship and her multi-faceted influence on the serials profession.
It includes serials information used by all types of libraries and researchers, with availability data on more than 37,000 electronic journals, coverage of close to 23,000 refereed serials, and links to tables of contents, article abstracts and full-text sources.
Our new consortia reports module examines the holdings of all consortium members who upload their library's ISSNs to our system, then identifies overlaps and gaps in their combined serials collections," said Michael Cairns, president of New Providence, N.
According to Cairns, the module works in four key stages: (1) Creates a "Consortium Catalog" of the member libraries' collective files by integrating the various data files uploaded to the Ulrich's Serials Analysis System; (2) Compares the Consortium Catalog to Ulrich's comprehensive "Universe" and more selective "Core" databases of serials across more than 900 Ulrich's subject classifications; (3) Compares individual member libraries' files to the Consortium Catalog to measure relative collection strength; and (4) Produces system-wide title-level reports of serials by subject and library-specific location information for titles held by multiple member libraries.
It includes serials information used by all types of libraries and researchers, with availability data on more than 30,000 electronic full-text sources, coverage of some 23,000 refereed serials, and links to tables of contents, article abstracts and full-text sources.