Middlebury

POD, a.k.a. Purchase on Demand, ILL to Acq Auto Purchase

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POD Criteria

When the following criteria are met, ILL immediately passes a request to Acquisitions for purchase:

  • Recent publication (within current or preceding year)
  • Amazon purchase price less then average ILL loan cost, ~ $50


POD Steps

  • Request item via online Request form (go/requests)
  • CM will search GOBI Acq to see if these are already queued for Approval delivery through YBP
  • Order will be placed as a RUSH
  • When item arrives > sent to WALKTHRURUSH cataloging
  • Sent to P&P
  • P&P delivers item to Circ
  • Circ adds electronic hold
  • Patron will be notified through the ILS





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