Cataloging: Detective Books (Alma)

Purpose: Some books are selected for the Fogler Library Detective Collection and are designated for shelving in the Jones Room. Instructions for the processing of detective books are detailed below.

Search for record in Alma. If found follow the procedure for attaching holdings and item record.

Update holdings information in Connexion.

If bibliographic record not found follow the procedures for copy or original cataloging and import a record into Alma.

After importing the record follow the procedure for adding holdings and item records.

Holdings record example

Item record example

Physical Processing
Process Detective books according to usual processing procedures. All items receive a bookplate, call# and security strip.

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