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From pink slip to black boxPresentation Transcript
From Pink Slip to Black Box Alison Palmer & Karen Pierce
Order slips arrive in Acquisitions• Check signatures• Order tray• Initial check
Straightforward order • Bibliographic check http://www.dawsonenter.com http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/insrv/eresources/databases/worldcat.html
Ordering processes• Call up record• Decide where to order from• Order in Acquisitions module• Add order number to card
Orders that are not straightforward!• These can include, DVDs, music scores, out of print material etc• Decide where to order from• May take longer to track down• May need the credit card!
Orders sent• Majority of orders sent electronically every day• Usually mid to late afternoon• Message sent to us that orders have been received
Dealing with new arrivals • Boxes opened • Invoices taken out • Cards matched to invoices and put with books on trolley
Processing• Check books are correct (i.e. what we ordered!)• Receive on Acquisitions module• Process invoices for payment• Pass books to the cataloguing assistants• Cards are filed in order of accession number
E-books• Myilibrary http://www.couttsoasis.com/• Dawsonera http://www.dawsonenter.com• Netlibrary/Ebsco• Orders can be done by email or pink card• Nothing physical for our black boxes!!!
In cataloguing • Books separated onto different shelves – Multiple copies – Urgents – Individual copies – Medical/healthcare • Cataloguing assistants check books & records
Upgrading• Records are upgraded• Extra copies & copies with previous editions – Processing• New items placed on cataloguing shelves
Cataloguers • Cathays Park books – All cataloguers • Heath Park books – Medical/Healthcare cataloguer