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Cataloging Practices Manual [CPM-168]

Materials Excluded From Precat Processing

Record Creation Procedures
  1. LOCATIONS

    1. AVE, BUSN, FAX, GAX, GLXN, LEHN, RBX, REF, and the Butler Reading Rooms: AFST, COMP, EURO, ISLM, LATA, MANC, MORL, PAP, SAID, SASI, and USHI.

    2. Locations for non-book materials, e.g. MSC or MSR.

    Materials for exception locations should be routed to OSMC.


  2. OLDER IMPRINT DATES:

    Items with imprint dates five (5) or more years ago should be routed to OSMC.


  3. CATEGORIES OF MATERIAL

  4. Copy cataloging units in central processing will handle/route materials in these categories as indicated below.

    1. Blue attention riders for special classes of books: [1] patron requests (c33), [2] course reserves, or [3] replacement copies. Books should be routed to the CAD staff member responsible for each class.

    2. Brittle materials: follow the brittle materials procedures

    3. Incomplete multi-volume sets: Route to OSMC with a note in the MFHD indicating which volumes are being re-routed.

    4. Belles lettres: place on belles lettres shelf.

    5. Miniature books, i.e., books with a height measurement of 9 centimeters or less: Insert a red rider and route to OSMC.

    6. Mixed media: books with accompanying or pocketed material in a non-book format should be routed to OSMC.
    7. Note: Books with maps or microfiche in pockets can be processed for Precat.

    8. Non-book formats: computer discs, microforms, scores, sound recordings, video cassettes, etc. should be routed to OSMC.

    9. Oversize books: Books that exceed 38 centimeters in either length or width should be routed to OSMC.

    10. Serials: route to SPS.

    11. Serial Analytics: route to CAD staff member responsible for analytics.


    Last updated: 26 July 2018 | cls