StaffGuide: Print Serials

Print Serials StaffGuide Home Page

Welcome to the Print Serials StaffGuide

In this guide, you will find information and resources about various procedures and duties within the Serials Department for dealing with print serials.

Other guides you might want to visit:

  1. StaffGuide: Serials Department
  2. StaffGuide: Electronic Serials
  3. StaffGuide: Serials Cataloging


Contents of Print Serials Guide:

  1. Print Serials StaffGuide Overview (you are here).
  2. StaffGuide: Serials Department
  3. StaffGuide: Electronic Serials
  4. StaffGuide: Serials Cataloging
  5. Receiving Overview (the physical reception, preparation, and check-in of print [both periodicals and continuations] serials)
  6. Receiving--Check In
    1. Check In--(General)
    2. Check In--Analyzed Electronic Resources
    3. Check In--Analyzed Print Titles
    4. Check In--CDs/DVDs
    5. Check In--Continuations
    6. Check In--Loose Leaf
    7. Check In--Microfilm/Microfiche
    8. Check In--Newspapers
    9. Check In--Standing Orders
    10. Check In--Telephone Directories
    11. Publish on Demand/Print Jobs
  7. Receiving--Additional Processing
    1. DEU/Discard Cart
    2. Errata, Corrections, & Retractions
    3. HSD
    4. No Record,  Internet Only, & Dropped/Canceled Titles
    5. Patron Requests for Materials in Serials Dept.
    6. Processing Serials Mail
    7. Routing
    8. Stamping and Stripping
    9. Updating Expected Dates
  8. Receiving--Creating ...
    1. Creating Check In Record Notes
    2. Creating and Editing a Check In Card
    3. Creating Item Records
  9. Receiving--Statistics
  10. Claims Overview (procedures and information regarding the claiming and exchange processes)
    1. Claiming Gifts & Paid
    2. Claiming Procedures by Circumstance
    3. DEU/Absolute
    4. Exchanges
  11. Maintenance Overview (procedures for the general upkeep of print serial records)
  12. Maintenance Position--Statistics
  13. Maintenance Position--Workflow/Paperwork
    1. Changes
    2. Drops
    3. Gift Donations & 1x Additions
    4. Lost Items/Searches
    5. Maint. for No Record,  Internet Only, & Dropped/Canceled Titles
    6. New Setups
    7. Reclassification
    8. Supplements
  14. Projects (information and procedures for various departmental projects)
  15. Print Serials Trello Workflows
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