Newspaper Check-In Overview:
This newspaper guide contains information about:
For a complete list of newspaper titles received by serials, see the excel spreadsheet linked at the bottom of this newspaper guide.
How does Serials receive newspapers?
Newspapers are sent to Serials in 3 ways:
**PLEASE NOTE: Do NOT place The Washington County Enterprise Leader on the Serials processing table. If you see this newspaper on the Serials processing table, please give this to the Serials Receiving Specialist for check in.
The general rule is, if it is not listed on the newspaper list as a newspaper, then do NOT treat it as a newspaper and give it to the Serials Receiving Specialist.
Serials Receiving Specialist & Serials Access Specialist : Unable to pick up a lobby copy (The New York Times & Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette):
1. During the Fall and Spring semesters when classes are in session:
2. If lobby copies are not available at all:
3. Use the Claims Trello Board to keep tracking of monitoring newspaper statuses. This will help you keep track of monitoring newspaper statuses until they arrive or not.
2. Lobby Copy Basket
While prepping the newspapers you might find newspaper supplements within the newspapers.
3. Treatment of newspaper supplements:
Once all of the newspapers and their supplements are prepped, then you are ready to check in the newspapers in Sierra.
Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette newspaper supplement example:
The Times newspaper supplement example:
The Wall Street Journal newspaper supplement example:
The Washington Post newspaper supplement example:
Die Zeit newspaper supplement example:
Things to remember:
How to check in the newspaper in Sierra:
The check in card:
Do NOT proceed to check in IF:
Checking in a single newspaper:
Checking in multiple newspapers:
How to check in The New York Times in Sierra:
If you are checking in The New York Times:
Check in card:
The New York Times Statistics:
How to check in Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette in Sierra:
If you are checking in Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette:
Check in card:
Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette Statistics:
Label for newspapers:
Checked in newspapers receive one type of label:
Labeling the newspaper:
Labeling the newspaper supplement:
Paid or Gift?
The New York Times and Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette Statistics:
Time to deliver the newspapers:
If you have any questions about processing newspapers, please ask your supervisor.
Guidelines for the Serials Receiving Specialist on how to process The New York times book review:
Two check in records for the The New York times book review:
Newspaper copy (came from the Sunday edition of The New York Times): Will be checked in for PER. Please follow the instructions in the check in record accordingly.
Binding copy (mailed paid subscription copy and did not come from a newspaper): Will be checked in for BIND and routed. Please follow the instructions in the check in record accordingly.