About the Journal Review
During the 2009-10 academic year, the Wayne State University Library System
evaluated its journal subscriptions involving users and
staff of the library. The primary goal of this review was to align serial and standing order subscriptions to support the teaching and research
missions of Wayne State University.
More information about the Journal Review. ( PDF 1.1MB) Interactive Timeline
start: Dec 01 2008 00:00:00 GMT-0500 end: Dec 31 2008 00:00:00 GMT-0500 title: Team Formed description: Serial Review (SeR) Team formed at the end of 2008.' start: Dec 01 2008 00:00:00 GMT-0500 end: Mar 01 2009 00:00:05 GMT-0500 title: Literature Review description: In early 2009, SeR Team conducted a literature review.' start: Mar 01 2009 00:00:00 GMT-0500 end: June 01 2009 00:00:05 GMT-0500 title: Developed Goals description: SeR Team developed Goals, desired Outcomes & Implementation strategies.' start: Jun 01 2009 00:00:00 GMT-0500 end: Aug 31 2009 00:00:00 GMT-0500 title: Planning description: During the summer, Library staff met to plan the Serials Review.' start: Aug 01 2009 00:00:00 GMT-0500 end: Jan 01 2010 00:00:05 GMT-0500 title: Data Analysis description: Data analysis took several months to gather and tabulate data and the costs for each subscription.' start: Jan 01 2010 00:00:00 GMT-0500 end: Mar 31 2010 00:00:00 GMT-0500 title: Meeting with Faculty description: Liaisons met with Faculty members to discuss subscriptions to journals and magazines.' start: Apr 01 2010 00:00:00 GMT-0500 end: Apr 30 2010 00:00:00 GMT-0500 title: Completing reports description: Library Liaisons completed their reports and shared them with Faculty members.' start: May 01 2010 00:00:00 GMT-0500 end: Aug 31 2010 00:00:00 GMT-0500 title: Implementing decisions description: Library Acquisitions worked to reflect in our subscriptions the decisions made in this review.' start: Sep 01 2010 00:00:00 GMT-0500 end: Nov 30 2010 00:00:00 GMT-0500 title: Evaluating review process and outcomes description: Library staff evaluated the goals and accomplishments of the Serials Review during Fall of 2010.' start: Nov 01 2010 00:00:00 GMT-0500 end: Nov 30 2010 00:00:00 GMT-0500 title: Final Report description: Final report recommending a Serials Review model was submitted to Dean Yee for approval.