Functions of a Serials Control System
The following are the functions to be covered by a serials control system:
In order to perform the above functions, the serials control system must have a number of core databases. The entire system depends on the master records of database. The database contains master serial records, which may be held in a series of linked files. Each record in a serials system includes:
Availability of such data may form the basis of a set of lists to aid the control of the various functions.