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.dawsonent...
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...
Orders sent• Majority of orders sent electronically every  day• Usually mid to late afternoon• Message sent to us that ord...
Boxes arrive!
Dealing with new arrivals             • Boxes opened             • Invoices taken out             • Cards matched to      ...
Processing• Check books are correct  (i.e. what we ordered!)• Receive on Acquisitions  module• Process invoices for  payme...
E-books• Myilibrary  http://www.couttsoasis.com/• Dawsonera  http://www.dawsonenter.com• Netlibrary/Ebsco• Orders can be d...
In cataloguing       • Books separated onto         different shelves         –   Multiple copies         –   Urgents     ...
Upgrading• Records are  upgraded• Extra copies & copies  with previous editions  – Processing• New items placed on  catalo...
Cataloguers     • Cathays Park books       – All cataloguers     • Heath Park books       – Medical/Healthcare         cat...
Cataloguing•   Records•   Details•   Authorities•   Classmarks
Authorities• Authors and editors      Smith, John, 1563-1616      Smith, John, 1965-• Subject headings   – LCSH (Library o...
Classification – a brief detour• Dewey• Library of Congress• Moys• Dental Library in-  house system• Salisbury Library  in...
Dewey Decimal System                      • DDC23                      • Changes in editions                      • How lo...
Library of Congress• The basics• In-house ‘cutters’                   http://classificationweb.net/
Processing       • RFID or tattle tape       • Spine labelling       • 42 (spine labels per         sheet)
Black Boxes
Couriers• Delivering  boxes and  books to you!
Any questions?• Contact Acquisitions         • Contact Cataloguing  – Phone: x75989                – Phone: x75680  – Emai...
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From pink slip to black box

  1. 1. From Pink Slip to Black Box Alison Palmer & Karen Pierce
  2. 2. Order slips arrive in Acquisitions• Check signatures• Order tray• Initial check
  3. 3. Straightforward order • Bibliographic check http://www.dawsonenter.com http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/insrv/eresources/databases/worldcat.html
  4. 4. Ordering processes• Call up record• Decide where to order from• Order in Acquisitions module• Add order number to card
  5. 5. 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!
  6. 6. Orders sent• Majority of orders sent electronically every day• Usually mid to late afternoon• Message sent to us that orders have been received
  7. 7. Boxes arrive!
  8. 8. Dealing with new arrivals • Boxes opened • Invoices taken out • Cards matched to invoices and put with books on trolley
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. 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!!!
  11. 11. In cataloguing • Books separated onto different shelves – Multiple copies – Urgents – Individual copies – Medical/healthcare • Cataloguing assistants check books & records
  12. 12. Upgrading• Records are upgraded• Extra copies & copies with previous editions – Processing• New items placed on cataloguing shelves
  13. 13. Cataloguers • Cathays Park books – All cataloguers • Heath Park books – Medical/Healthcare cataloguer
  14. 14. Cataloguing• Records• Details• Authorities• Classmarks
  15. 15. Authorities• Authors and editors Smith, John, 1563-1616 Smith, John, 1965-• Subject headings – LCSH (Library of Congress Subject Headings) http://authorities.loc.gov/ – MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/MBrowser.html
  16. 16. Classification – a brief detour• Dewey• Library of Congress• Moys• Dental Library in- house system• Salisbury Library in-house system
  17. 17. Dewey Decimal System • DDC23 • Changes in editions • How long is that number? • ‘Cutters’http://dewey.org/webdewey/login/login.html
  18. 18. Library of Congress• The basics• In-house ‘cutters’ http://classificationweb.net/
  19. 19. Processing • RFID or tattle tape • Spine labelling • 42 (spine labels per sheet)
  20. 20. Black Boxes
  21. 21. Couriers• Delivering boxes and books to you!
  22. 22. Any questions?• Contact Acquisitions • Contact Cataloguing – Phone: x75989 – Phone: x75680 – Email: – Email: Acquisitions@cardiff.ac.uk Cataloguing@cardiff.ac.uk

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