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DOCLINE -- Reporting Limited Retention Holdings

Question: How do I report limited retention holdings?


  1. From the DOCLINE main menu, select Serial Holdings.
  2. Select Update/View.
  3. On the Serial Holdings Update/View Search page, input either: Journal Title/Title Abbreviation, NLM Unique ID, ISSN, or OCLC Number for the serial to be added.
  4. Under Filters, make sure the checkbox for My Library is selected.
  5. Click SEARCH.
  6. If more than one serial title is displayed, select the appropriate bibliographic title.
    - If your library has no recorded holdings for this title, the serial holdings record displays with an Add button.
    - If previously reported, an ADD FORMAT button displays as well as Edit button(s) for previously reported format(s).
  7. Click Add.
  8. Choose appropriate physical Format.
  9. For Retention Policy, select Limited Period Only.
  10. Input the Latest number of units held. Numbers can be any whole number greater than 0.
  11. Select the type of unit held: Month, Year, or Edition.
  12. Click SAVE.

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