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Processing Titles Requested by Students

Purpose: To provide prominent access to specific titles requested by students that will be shelved in the Reserve Reading Room.  Titles will reside there for a couple years but ultimately move to the general stacks.

Incoming Leased Titles

  • Arrive from Acquisitions on shelf a few at a time with Dark Purple flags. 
  • Follow usual copy cataloging steps with these item record distinctions:
    • loc = orrr
    • itype = 101
  • Gifts - some titles will be gifts and require physical and/or virtual bookplates
  • Physical processing
    • Call number label should include the prefix: RRR
    • sensor strips required

Titles cycled through to General Stacks

  1. Search title in URSUS
  2. Update item record location for general stacks (location =osta)
  3. Neatly mark out the call number prestamp "RRR" on the physical volume
  4. Send on to Circulation for reshelving

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Created by: Library Staff | Revised: 12/27/2011
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