Cataloging Department Notifying Preservation about Serial Title Changes
· Address the form to the Preservation Dept., by adding that department’s name to the “To” section after a forward slash. It would read something like: “To Cataloging [or person in Cataloging]/Preservation”
· Immediately below this in the “From” section, add “Cataloging Dept.” in the same manner, and then add the current date and your initials.
a. Mergers, multiple absorptions: utilizing more than one Title Change notification form to record mergers or multiple absorptions, record each old title and new title on separate forms, including the requisite designations of the last and first issues. Record contact/address information only on the new title form. Staple the forms together with the form for the new title on top and make an explanatory note on it such as: “Titles merged [or been absorbed, etc.] to form this new title”.
b. Splits: for each new split title, fill out a complete Title Change Notification form as described in this document.
Engineering and mining journal
Merged with: Mining and scientific press, to form: Engineering and mining journal-press
Form 1: in “Old title” record: Mining and scientific press, and record last issue designation.
Form 2: in “Old title” record: Engineering and mining journal, and record last issue designation.
Form 3: in “New title” record: Engineering and mining journal-press. Record contact/address information, first issue of new title, and at the top: Titles merged [or absorbed] to form this new title.
Billboard (Cincinnati, Ohio : 1896)
Split into: Billboard music week, and: Amusement business
Form 1: fill out completely with Billboard music week as the new title
Form 2: fill out completely with Amusement business as the new title