A print cancellation should only be coded CE if being replaced by a paid subscription to the online version of the journal. This can be either through a single online subscription or a package provided by a single publisher. The print cancellation should be coded LC if the online access is through a database or aggregator(s).
If the online record for the title corresponding to a CE print cancellation has an order with status SV (Sent to Vendor), indicating that it comes on the print subscription, that order needs to be closed and a note entered into the Library Note field about how the online version is currently being accessed. The Serials Cataloger/Cataloging assistant receiving the print title will initiate this process, either through a current list pertaining to a particular package, or by notifying the electronic resources group. Since the electronic resources people do not need to add orders to online records where access is being provided by a single-publisher package, the note regarding online access may be inserted in the Library Note field of the order attached to the CE print cancellation.
NOTE: The SFX record should indicate paid-for holdings **only**
Where access exists for more years than shown by the SFX screen, this “accidental” access may disappear, and so should not be added to the holdings.
Some ceased print journals may continue to be available online not as an electronic version of the actual journal, but via a webpage or database involving a convoluted path of access. Occasionally (particularly if this information not free), the serials cataloger or cataloging assistant may notify the selector as to whether he/she would like the online site added as a resource in our catalog, either by having SFX turned on (if it is available) or by supplying a new record.
If the information is free, it is not necessary to notify the selector.
If judged useful and convenient, patrons may be informed about about electronic access by inserting added-title entries into the blanket record for the database involved (e.g., Westlaw Campus).
If the online continuation of a ceased print title is free, and a record is present in OCLC (meaning it will become available to us via Worldcat Local), we do not need to worry about cataloging the online version. Canadian government documents are an example of this kind of title.