StaffGuide: Serials Receiving & Processing

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Receiving--Additional Processing Overview:

Receiving involves the reception of print serials (both continuation and periodical) in all formats, checking in said serials, and then processing those print serials for circulation.

The further processing of received materials entails working in Sierra and OCLC catalogs and completing a variety of procedures, including but not limited to:

Receiving specialists are additionally charged with the task of maintaining the validity of online bibliographic and check-in records.