Re: Turn-Around Time for Journals Hoyte, Daniel 24 Mar 2009 15:54 UTC
After I hit send, I realized that I forgot about the journals. Those would be processed for shelving each Tuesday and Thursday for Wednesday and Friday shelving. Daniel Hoyte Senior Library Systems Technician Chapman University Leatherby Libraries (714) 532-7745 email@example.com AIM/Yahoo IM: chaphoyte "$DO || ! $DO ; try try: command not found" --Yoda -----Original Message----- From: SERIALST: Serials in Libraries Discussion Forum [mailto:SERIALST@list.uvm.edu] On Behalf Of Ken Siegert Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2009 7:49 AM To: SERIALST@LIST.UVM.EDU Subject: Re: [SERIALST] Turn-Around Time for Journals Hi Holly, We subscribe to approximately 1400 print journal titles. During the semesters (when we have dependable student help), journals are typically processed and shelved in no more than 1-2 days. I look through the mail and make sure that any timely materials (newsmagazines, newspapers) are processed within a few hours. During breaks (when student help is sporadic), journals take up to a week or longer (depending on the length of the break and the number of students who are working). I still make sure that timely materials are processed within a few hours. Hope this helps, Ken ---------- Ken Siegert Acquisitions Assistant Electronic Resources & Periodicals / U.S. Documents Shadek-Fackenthal Library Franklin & Marshall College P.O. Box 3003 Lancaster, PA 17604-3003 Phone - (717) 291-4219 Fax - (717) 291-4160 On Mar 24, 2009, at 10:30 AM, Spindler, Holly wrote: > Hello All, > > > > Our library is taking a look at some of our daily procedures in > hopes of > becoming more efficient and a question arose about the turn around > time > of processing incoming journals. > > > > I was hoping some of you might share how long it takes from the time > your journals arrive in the mail to when they are placed on the > shelves > and ready for patrons to view? A week, a day, or a few hours? I'm > just > looking for an estimate or average. Any information would be helpful. > > > > Thanks so much, > > > > Holly Spindler > > Serials > > Kettering Medical Library & > > KCMA Learning Commons > > firstname.lastname@example.org > > > > > **KHN Confidentiality Notice** > This message and the accompanying document or attachments may > contain information which is privileged and/or confidential. If you > are not the intended recipient, you may not review, discuss, > disclose, copy, or distribute the contents of this message. > > If you have received this information in error, please immediately > contact the Kettering Health Network representative whose number is > listed on the message and destroy all evidence of this correspondence.