Library managers and filing services around the world train their filers with our manual. Now your filer has a practical manual that explains how looseleaf services are organized and how to file a variety of looseleaf services.
Table of Contents
Part I: The Nature and Organization of Looseleaf Services
- Introduction to looseleaf services
- What is a looseleaf service?
- Types of looseleaf services
- Who publishes looseleaf services?
- Different physical types of looseleaf binders
- General organization and format of looseleaf services
- Publication schedules and supplement numbering systems
- A systems approach to filing
- Flowchart of filing procedures
- Prototype of filing instruction sheet
- Filing in interfiled services/hybrid services/looseleaf treatises
- Filing in cumulative services
- Report letters/publication updates
- Checklist of current contents
- Replacement contents, replacement binders, new contents, shifting contents
- How long should looseleaf filing take?
- Dealing with problems
- Filer’s claim record
- Advice and suggestions from other filers
- For additional information (selected resources)
Part II: Filer’s Quiz and Answers (20 questions and answers)
Part III: Selected Looseleaf Publisher Filing Instructions, Alphabetically by Publisher, with Annotations (16 publishers’ filing instructions)
Written by Elyse H. Fox, BA, JD, MSLS. Ms. Fox has worked as a law librarian for 40+ years. She previously practice law in Chicago and Boston. She also taught legal research to law students.
Ms. Fox has years of experience both filing looseleaf services and training looseleaf filers. How to File Looseleaf Services: A Filing Manual and Reference Handbook has been purchased by law libraries and looseleaf filing services in the United States, in Canada, and abroad.
Copyright 2004, 100 pages, spiral bound, 8 ½ x 11″, ISBN 0-941991-01-6.