Middlebury

Weeding, Deaccessioning, Withdraw, Replacements

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Missing Items


Most missing items are reported to CM by Circulation. See their documentation for Missing Item Replacement.

  1. Circulation notifies Acquisitions of titles to be replaced.
  2. Circulation notifies Catalog Management (CM) staff of titles to be withdrawn.
  3. Acquisitions searches for lost items/replaces item.
  4. CM changes b-code 3 to “d” (delete). This suppresses the record from the public catalog and notifies Summon when records have been deleted.
  5. Delete item records.
  6. Weekly update files of revised records are sent to Serials Solutions.
  7. After weekly update file, MARC records marked "d" can be deleted.

Updating OCLC Holdings for Withdrawn Items


MARC record contains 001: Do not update OCLC manually (this will be automated by CMO

MARC record *does not* contain 001: Update OCLC manually


Items Withdrawn by Way of Staff Weeding

  1. Place items/truck with yellow WITHDREW flags in CM workspace
  2. CM changes b-code 3 to “d” (delete).
  3. See steps 4-7 above.


General Rules for Added Copies

Withdraw already owned only if it is lost or damaged

General Rules for Added Editions

  1. Withdraw previous editons for medical, legal, or other fields where information can beome obsolete
  2. If checked out 3 or more times keep previous edition
  3. Withdraw previous edition if new edition is revised or updated with new information
  4. Fiction/poetry: keep previous edition
  5. Translation into a different language: keep previous edition
  6. REF: If previous edition lives in REF, ask appropriate liaison if that one is to be moved to stacks or withdrawn. Newest editions will replace the edition currently in REF.
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