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*Edit exisiting bib records  
 
*Edit exisiting bib records  
 
*Add item records  
 
*Add item records  
*Delete item records and bib records  
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*Delete item records and bib records
*Record withdrawn items on [https://spreadsheets.google.com/a/middlebury.edu/ccc?key=0AvOLYY2XAIlKdEV0eHJ3VzdhVFZWaHQ3bi1iV012Mmc&hl=en#gid=0 Googledocs spreadsheet]
 
  
 
== How to catalog equipment  ==
 
== How to catalog equipment  ==
  
==== Choose template from Millennium ====
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==== For adding additional "copies" of existing equipment ====
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*search by title to find the bib record of the material you want to add (or scan a barcode of an existing example)
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*Click "attach new item"
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*Follow the prompts
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==== For adding a brand new type of equipment, new to circ<br> ====
  
 
*Click NEW icon  
 
*Click NEW icon  
*Select Equipment bib
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*Select Equipment bib (automatically selected if logged in as equicat)
  
 
==== Modify template  ====
 
==== Modify template  ====
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==== Create Item Record  ====
 
==== Create Item Record  ====
  
*Location: usually '''mmce '''or '''mace'''  
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*Location: usually '''mmce '''or '''mace*'''  
*Item code 2: '''u''' [uncataloged]  
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*Item code 2: '''u''' [uncataloged]*
 
*Cost: check with Charlie Conway if necessary  
 
*Cost: check with Charlie Conway if necessary  
 
*Add BARCODE: usually on main item only; sometimes on label tags<br>  
 
*Add BARCODE: usually on main item only; sometimes on label tags<br>  
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~ For examples, search MIDCAT by genre for Equipment
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~ For examples, search MIDCAT by genre for Equipment  
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== '''Special Notes'''  ==
 
== '''Special Notes'''  ==
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*Laptops  
 
*Laptops  
 
**4-hour loaners within library: give to P&amp;P for security strip; no property label necessary  
 
**4-hour loaners within library: give to P&amp;P for security strip; no property label necessary  
**Staff/Faculty loaners: Tape a property sticker on top. These do not get barcoaded
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**Staff/Faculty loaners: Tape a property sticker on top.  
*Luggage tags to attach to equipment bags: use the laminator in LIB 133 (needs about 10 minutes to preheat)
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*Luggage tags to attach to equipment bags: use the laminator (behind circ desk - NOT FOR STUDENT USE - needs about 10 minutes to preheat)
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:59, 12 December 2018

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General instructions: Create brief local bib records for any equipment that will be checked out by faculty or students.

Basic responsibilities

  • Create new bib record for equipment (in Cataloging mode, not Circ)
  • Process equipment by adding barcodes, labels
  • Edit exisiting bib records
  • Add item records
  • Delete item records and bib records

How to catalog equipment

For adding additional "copies" of existing equipment

  • search by title to find the bib record of the material you want to add (or scan a barcode of an existing example)
  • Click "attach new item"
  • Follow the prompts

For adding a brand new type of equipment, new to circ

  • Click NEW icon
  • Select Equipment bib (automatically selected if logged in as equicat)

Modify template

Add or change these MARC fields in the template

Tag
Indicators
Contents
Example
099
<blank>
Call number
CAMCORDER [in capital letters]
245
0, 0
Title
Laptop, Apple ibook
246 3, 0 Alt title Apple ibook laptop
300
<blank>
Description
1 camcorder in leather case 1 instruction sheet.
500
<blank>
Note
Models: Sony, Mistubishi, Panasonic
655
< >, 0
Genre
Camcorders




655
< >, 0
Default genre
Equipment
856 4, 2 URL link $u http://. . . . [etc., for accompanying manuals, etc.]

SAVE record

  • Check record in MIDCAT (Menu bar: View/Public display)

Create Item Record

  • Location: usually mmce or mace*
  • Item code 2: u [uncataloged]*
  • Cost: check with Charlie Conway if necessary
  • Add BARCODE: usually on main item only; sometimes on label tags
  • Add VOLUME field for MC number [ctrl+i, v]: e.g., #18 (some have numbers on them from Media Services, some you make up yourself)
  • Add MESSAGE field [ctrl+i, m]: Check for 2 cables, etc.


~ For examples, search MIDCAT by genre for Equipment


Special Notes

  • Laptops
    • 4-hour loaners within library: give to P&P for security strip; no property label necessary
    • Staff/Faculty loaners: Tape a property sticker on top.
  • Luggage tags to attach to equipment bags: use the laminator (behind circ desk - NOT FOR STUDENT USE - needs about 10 minutes to preheat)

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