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Re: INNOPAC Serial Retention Notes (Judy Cerqua) Marcia Tuttle 04 Apr 2000 17:32 UTC

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Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2000 10:11:55 -0400
From: Judy Cerqua-SLO <jcerqua@WINSLO.STATE.OH.US>
Subject: Re: INNOPAC Serial Retention Notes (Don Page)


At the State Library of Ohio we keep general notes about the publication
in the NOTES fields of the check-in record.  Check-in card notes are issue

Judy Cerqua
Head, Acquisitions/Processing
State Library of Ohio

On Fri, 31 Mar 2000, Marcia Tuttle wrote:

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> Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2000 20:19:48 -0800
> From: Don Page <djpage@CSUPOMONA.EDU>
> Subject: INNOPAC Serial Retention Notes
> This is addressed to libraries which use INNOPAC checkin records for
> receipt and claiming of their serial titles.  We often receive publication
> information either directly from the publisher or our serials agent, Ebsco.
>  The information received is such things as publication behind schedule,
> publication delayed, last issue published, publication suspended, etc.
> There has been inconsistency as to where we’ve noted this information:
> either in the Retention Note or as notes in the checkin boxes.  Those staff
> who perform the claiming process say that notes in the checkin boxes are
> easy to read, while similar notes in the Retention Note field show only the
> first line, necessitating extra keyboard steps to view the full note.
> Others feel such notes belong in the Retention Note field and not the
> checkin boxes.
> Overall, most staff feel that notes in the Retention field generally relate
> to the title overall, whereas notes in one or more checkin boxes should be
> issue specific.  We want to set consistent instructions for all staff to
> follow.
> How are other libraries handling this situation?  I’ll post answers to the
> list if enough interest is indicated.  Thanks for any help you can offer.
> Don Page, Cal Poly Pomona.
> Donald J. Page, Periodicals Coordinator, Access Services
> University Library, 15-210
> Calif. State Polytechnic University, Pomona
> 3801 W. Temple Ave.
> Pomona, CA 91768
> (909) 869-3089
> fax: (909) 869-6922