The Collections Team made decisions on how to move journal subscriptions between core and non-core status at the May 2017 meeting.
This process is only for status changes of current titles. To add a brand new title or to drop a title, requests should be made through the add / drop form for review by the CT each fall and spring.
Moving a title from one status to another does not require Collections Team approval. Acquisitions will research and implement these requests at the earliest possible point in the normal subscription renewal process.
Journal subscriptions, are generally on a 12-month cycle, with most starting either July or Jan. Generally, requests should be submitted by June 1 for the following January cycle or by December 1 for the following July cycle. Actual implementation dates will depend on the individual circumstances for each title.
Process – Subject Librarians input
By the 1st of each month, Subject Librarians (SL) add entries on this google worksheet https://docs.google.com/a/my.wheaton.edu/spreadsheets/d/1h71rXLS0a8fUa-VAUZrcArYKLHdR_ThCZ5_Dc4wU_QI/edit?usp=sharing for any current journal that needs its status changed between the two options: core and non-core.
This worksheet has two tabs, one for each type of status change:
For all titles, SLs should enter
Process – Acquisitions review and implementation
By the 15th of each month, Acquisitions will review the entries and update this worksheet with
Subject Librarians can view these planned changes to stay informed on implementation date.
After the status change is made, Acquisitions will update the worksheet with
Process – Cataloging access and record keeping implementation
After the status change is made, E-Resources will update the Core Journal master list, CORAL if applicable, and all Cataloging touchpoints.
Email from Connie, 7/21/2017
To identify an association for a particular discipline: