SUBBA RAO (CV) & MIDHA (Neelam). Intricacies in Ordering Periodicals- A Case Study. 6,2;1981;73-83
Traces the change in situation from many Assistants handling many lists with lack of cohesing, to Agency ordering of periodicals. The change in system meant, devising weekly & monthly reminders, additional provision of 25% grant in the first year, division of titles by agencies, advance information to publishers about agencies ad to see that there is no slip in the process. A contract is suggested as security to state monies. Points out that future is seen to hold free air lift possibility, agent handling complimentary and exchange titles, and ensuring receipts. Finally observes that such details are known only to a Service Librarian, who should have a role in teaching.