May 2003 Monthly Report 101


TO: Rob van der Bliek

FROM: Nancy Hall

RE: Monograph Acquisitions Monthly report May 2003

DATE: June 4, 2003

  1. Student: Mid May, Arlin Dixon, the student who worked for us last summer, left us to take a f ull time position. Saraya, Arlin, Rita and Linda Gamble processed a variety of items. The following transfers were done 387 Scott Reference to Scott and 2912 Scott Reference to Storage.The following items were weeded from the collections 903 Frost, 9 F rost Gov Docs, 3 Scott, 472 Scott Reference and 338 Gov. Docs.
  1. Copy Cataloguing. Shelf ready from YBP, RUSH and some backlog items were catalogued this month for a total of 3241. As well staff processed a total of 3383 items and placed 1213 orders. Thanks everyone for a job well done.
  1. Staff and training. Staff attended a training session given by Merle Steeves on the use of Cataloguers Desktop, a very useful compilation of cataloguing tools. Along with some Subject Specialists, staff had a demonstratio n of GOBI 2, the new and improved version of YBP's database, given by David Swords. This month, our staffing complement was reduced again by 1 as Susan Stent left us to take a position in Acquisitions at the Law Library.