Full bibs: non fiction, literate fiction, reference
Brief(er) records: readers, paperback cataloguing,
Generic records: equipment, periodicals, pamphlets
Library Bibliographic Info
Added access points
Title / Statement(s) of
Pagination and other physical
Summary information , notes
The item type controls the circulation rules and provides
access to certain stats tracking.
Adding one Copy Fiction ISBN
Collect the item
Check back cover for ISBN
Scan (watch for ‘extra codes)
Type in ISBN for 10x13 numbers
Check for the match then F10
File > Copy
Edit info for your location
Adding non fiction no ISBN
After ISBN search try keyword
For example: People and Places
: - >
Brooks ancient places
Check, F10, etc.
Adding magazines envelopes
Go to Horizon with an existing envelope use Item
Or title search for the generic bib record
F10 copy list
File > Copy to add 1, 2, 3, 4….
(also alt F + y)
Adding a “KIT”
Keyword search and choose the closest fit
E.g. curious george and the pizza
Edit all info
Choose Item type GC for group checking
Implications for checking in/out
Collection codes suggest floor layout and are the way we
conduct our inventories and report collection counts. If you
can’t find a bib to add a copy to collection code it and send
Fiction, Easy and PB
Non fiction and Reference
Kits, Seasonal, Professional
Textbooks and Novel Sets
Printing Spine Labels
To print spine labels your computer must recognize the spine label
printer as default. To set as default go to Start Menu > Printers and
faxes > Right click and set the Dymo as default
If you want to print labels for a group of items
Choose Batch Print Spine Label with a double mouse click
Hit enter (will print)
Scan next item, hit the enter key
Item Barcode Lookup
File > delete
Is this the item for sure????
THERE IS NO UNDO
Our library catalogue has more bibs than copies. True
Item type will control the location for shelving. True or
Collection coding is easy. True or False
What is a bib?
What is a generic bib?
What price do we put for an item when we catalogue?
Bonus Round IGGY
Collection code changes
Book displays and reserve shelf items
Large batch deletes
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.