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Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1973 July; 61(3): 319–323.
PMCID: PMC198689

Errata Control in Biomedical Journals

Joyce Clinger Loepprich, Serials Librarian


Errata notices published in medical journals are investigated by (1) a six-month study of those currently received by a medium-sized medical library; (2) a survey on the way medical libraries handle them, and (3) interviews with researchers to determine their ideas about errata. Since there is a wide variation at present in errata control practices, the question is raised about the extent of a library's responsibility with regard to errata.

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