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The Evolution of the Serials Unit at California State University, Fullerton

WithTeresa Malinowski

The Serials Section at the California State University, Fullerton Library is an integral part of the Department of Technical Services. The current structure of serial operations is a result of the automation of serial operations and the reorganization of library functions and personnel. To a large extent rising journal prices, state budget decisions and campus personnel policies spurred efforts to reorganize and automate operations. This article discusses the development of the current structure of serial operations at the California State University, Fullerton Library and factors which may contribute to its continuing evolution.