World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Serial (publishing)

Article Id: WHEBN0002920595
Reproduction Date:

Title: Serial (publishing)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Serials, Categories for discussion/Log/2015 July 18, Serial, WikiProject Academic Journals, International Standard Serial Number
Collection: Periodicals, Publishing, Publishing Terms, Serials
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Serial (publishing)

In publishing and library and information science, the term serial is applied to materials "in any medium issued under the same title in a succession of discrete parts, usually numbered (or dated) and appearing at regular or irregular intervals with no predetermined conclusion."[1]

Contents

  • Periodicals 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Periodicals

In contrast to serials in general, a periodical has been defined as "A serial publication with its own distinctive title, containing a mix of articles ... by more than one contributor, issued ... at regular stated intervals of less than a year, without prior decision as to when the final issue will appear."[2] This includes magazines and journals, but not proceedings or newspapers.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Serial". ODLIS — Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science. Abc-Clio. 2006-11-12. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  2. ^ "Periodical". ODLIS — Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science. Abc-Clio. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  3. ^ "Newspaper". ODLIS — Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science. Abc-Clio. Retrieved 2015-07-08. 

External links

  • Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.