Sitka Evergreen Policy & Best Practices Manual

Last updated September 22, 2015


Table of Contents

I. Introduction
1. About Policy and Best-Practice Documents
2. Revisions
II. Approved Policy
3. Privacy Policy
3.1. Short Version
3.2. Detailed Version
4. Circulation Policies
4.1. BC OneCard Policies & Procedures
4.1.1. Covering Note
4.1.2. BC OneCard Policy/Procedure
4.2. Hold/Search Policy (Interim)
4.3. Fines Payment
4.4. Return of Items
4.5. Patron de-duplication
5. Cataloguing Policy
5.1. Cataloguing Working Group Policy Document Cover Letter
5.2. Purpose
5.3. Administration
5.4. Cataloguing Procedures
5.5. Frequently Asked Questions
Glossary of Terms
III. Best Practices
6. Return of multi-part items to non-home libraries
6.1. The Recommended Best Practice
7. Patrons in Sitka
7.1. Patron Permanent Move
8. Local Information in Cataloguing
8.1. Library Specific Local Information
8.2. Item Specific Local Information
9. Using Brief MARC Records for Incoming ILL
9.1. The Issue
9.2. Technical Note for Implementing Solution #2
10. Annual Reports for PLSB

List of Figures

4.1. Flowchart depicting BC OneCard policy/procedure
5.1. Cataloguing Flowchart

List of Tables

5.1. Sitka Cataloguing Skill Levels
5.2. Searching the Sitka Database
5.3. Searching Z39.50
5.4. Characteristics of a "Best" MARC Record
8.1. Library Specific Local Information
8.2. Item Specific Local Information

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