Re: Other Check-in Considerations Bill Cohen 12 Aug 2004 19:20 UTC
Prof. Baker: be assured our bar-coding is an integral part of our binding operation! I am still trying to find out whether the bar-codes follow the "UPC" regulations. With kind regards, Bill Cohen, Publisher The Haworth Press, Inc. In a message dated 8/12/04 2:16:43 PM, dbc@VIRGINIA.EDU writes: > We would very much like to do this but our catalog system Sirsi makes it > impossible. You have to know the name of the library location for each title > BEFORE you check it in, this is rather difficult with so many of the science > titles that we receive and we have 12 libraries. Please don't stop putting > the barcodes on the covers maybe some day our catalog program will catch up. > ********************************************************** > Deej Baker voice: 434-924-4958 > Cataloging/Periodicals fax: 434-982-4579 > P.O. BOX 400151 > Alderman Library > University of Virginia > Charlottesville, VA 22904-4151 > > --On Thursday, August 12, 2004 11:22 AM -0400 Bill Cohen <BCohen7719@AOL.COM> > > wrote: > > > Relating to the note below about using a work-study student > > for serials check-in's: the new book Introduction to Serials Work > > for Library Technicians (Haworth Press, 2004) is just off-press this week. > > > > In addition: does anyone know what % of libraries use bar code > > scanning for serials check-in work? Haworth's journals are > > all bar-coded for swiping a "wand" over the backcover. Is > > bar-code swiping not very common in libraries? > > > > With kind regards, > > > > Bill Cohen, Publisher > > The Haworth Press, Inc. > > > > In a message dated 8/12/04 10:33:24 AM, kovelesk@SETONHILL.EDU writes: > > > > > >> I hesitated to add anything to this discussion, but I have seen nothing > >> about the questions of accreditation. The last time we were reviewed - > just > >> a year ago - the team member visiting the library asked me what was the > one > >> thing that I would like to tell the rest of the team. By the way, he was > a > >> librarian. I told him that they should give us more credit for > electronic > >> access to journals instead of focusing on the size of the print > >> collection. He agreed and then when the team report that was one of the > >> things that they criticized, that our print collection was too small. > So > >> until that scenario changes, which I hope will be soon, we will still be > >> carefully maintaining our print collection. > >> > >> Also, in regard to time spent on check-in, I wondered why a librarian or > >> other staff member is handling all of this? With our automated system, > this > >> is something I train a work-study student to do. Then I only have to > deal > >> with the exceptions and problems. Seems pretty efficient to me. > >> > >> Judith A. Koveleskie > >> Periodicals Librarian > >> Seton Hill University > >> Reeves Memorial Library > >> Greensburg, PA 15601 > >> 724-838-7828 Bill Cohen, Publisher The Haworth Press, Inc. 10 Alice Street Binghamton, New York 13904 Haworth WebSite...Click Here!