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Re: Other Check-in Considerations Deej Baker (12 Aug 2004 19:55 UTC)

Re: Other Check-in Considerations Deej Baker 12 Aug 2004 19:55 UTC

I don't know which Haworth titles we purchase now. If I run across one I can
check to see if it works on our system.

--On Thursday, August 12, 2004 3:20 PM -0400 Bill Cohen <BCohen7719@AOL.COM>
wrote:

> 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.
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