Access Services Department Review Session Spring 2002
What’s New! Orbis Renewals Academic holds I-commons Logins Sub slips Telephone list “N” & “T” Items Checking in & out Security Gates
Creating Records Various policies Disciplinary Homework Confidentiality Food and Drink Microform Machines & Copiers Q&A
Media Dept is no longer part of the library
Help Desk/Media Desk (one contact) Self-Renewals DVDs
Shelved behind the front desk No security tags (at this time)
Items circulating for 3 weeks can be renewed for an additional 3 weeks if there are no holds on the item.
Does not include most media items. Does not include Center for Research Library items.
Academic Holds Take fine $ from patron. You delete “Hold” note in SIMON. Notify staff that patron has paid their fines down to zero. Staff will release hold immediately.
I-commons logins Current faculty, students, and staff must have their own logins and passwords to use the I-commons. Send patrons to the help desk if they have problems with their logins. No more “generic” logins! (At this time)
Sub slips ď Ž
Always place a slip on the student board in addition to using the student telephone list.
Is your information current? Use this list to contact fellow coworkers and staff. Always call the main line to speak with staff.
“N” and “T” Items Mostly Art & Photography items Note in SIMON: Examine Item! Do this for checking in and checking out items.
Checking in and out items
Watch for various messages
Count inserts “On-the-fly” Examine item! (for “N” & “T” items) Item on Search, missing, lost, lost & paid, etc.
Be sure to use the correct sensitizer and desensitizer.
Security Gates Be alert! ď Ž Kindly ask patrons to come back to the front desk ď Ž
Behind the desk in the black handout tower
Ask for help if you need it
Various Policies Disciplinary Homework Confidentiality Food and Drink
Microform Machines & Copiers