Purpose: To officially withdraw and take inventory of titles and pieces
of various audiovisual materials including: kits, games, filmstrips, videos,
slides and flashcards. The process is meant to emulate the stats count when added to the collection.
See Withdrawing and Discarding Library Materials
for general information on processing withdrawals.
Bring record up on URSUS
Type e for Dewey and other call numbers when searching by call number (Eg. 'slide' is the pre-stamp for slide collections)
For counting pieces to withdraw, consult the subfield a of the 300 field ONLY (don’t be concerned with information in the subfield e (eg.+ audiocassette, etc.). Ignore parenthetical information in subfield a as well.
300 69 slides. |b b&w. ; 2 x 2 in. +|e and cassette, 15 min (Count as 1 title and 69 slides)
300 1 game (131 cards and subject dividers). Count as 1 title 1 piece.
300 1000 cards : |b b&w ; |c 4 x 9 cm.|e guide (Count as 1 title, 1 1000 pieces)
300 1 filmstrip (67 fr.) |b col. ; |c35 mm. +|e 1 sound disc (Count as 1 title, 1 piece)
300 1 kit (60 chips, 2 puppets, 5 sticker pages) (Count as 1 title, 1 piece)
If the piece in hand was never catalogued (fly record only on URSUS) then do not record statistics. Delete records and move on.
Delete attached items and bib records as you go.
Stamp “no longer the property of” on large pieces.
Take directly to the trash.