Middlebury

Newspapers

DELIVERY OF NEWSPAPERS 

  • Pittsfield News Service delivers newspapers to the northeast (back) door of the Davis Family Library each day
  • On weekends, it is the responsibility of staff at the Circulation Desk to retrieve copies of the New York Times, the Boston Globe and the Burlington Free Press newspapers and distribute them to the reading room.
  • Look around! The papers may be found in mysterious places – outside one of the back doors, inside the Shipping/Receiving area, in Lib 133-135 (Collection Management area), or on the chair outside Lib 125 (the Helpdesk). Sunday inserts & magazine sections arrive on Saturdays – please save/set aside until Sunday
  • During college breaks, when the Davis Family Library is closed, papers can be left in the Serials Work Area for sorting and processing
  • When opening again on a Sunday after being closed, please process papers for that Sunday only, and leave all other papers in the Serials Work Area


Note – please do the following if the papers do not arrive: 

  • Email Arabella or leave note on the packing list on "Current Periodicals" shelf behind Circ Desk and let Serials know that the papers didn’t arrive


Sorting Summary:

  • New York Times - 2 copies
  • Boston Globe - 2 copies
  • Burlington Free Press - 2 copies
  • Saturdays - Daily copies plus inserts for Sunday papers
  • Sundays - Daily papers


Harman Reading Room - previous day(s) papers

  • Remove and straighten out the previous day's papers
  • 1 complete copy of NYT, BG, and BFP to shelf.
  • Remains of 2nd copies to recycling bin


New York Times/Burlington Free Press/Boston Globe

  • 2 copies received
  • 1 copy to Harman Reading Room table
  • 1 copy to Todd's desk (NYT Book Review and Magazine from THIS copy goes to the shelf in Harman)
  • On Saturdays, please pull all of the Sunday inserts and set them on the desk between Kim and Janine's desks


Procedures

  • Stamp the front page of each papers with "Middlebury College" stamp
  • During college breaks periods when the libraries are closed, please leave all papers delivered to the Davis Family Library in the Serials Work Area


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