Guidelines For Assigning Item Types

Guidelines for Assigning Item Types at the Time of Cataloging
ITEM TYPE   INSTRUCTIONS  
cd   use when the location code includes the format, e.g. sslcd or geodsk consult mapping table
circ   use for all circulating materials, including annuals (default acquisitions and cataloging item type)  
dvd   use when the location code includes the format, e.g. ccldvd consult mapping table
etextcd   use when the location code includes the format, e.g. ccletextcd consult mapping table
jour   use when located in a non-circulating collection consult mapping table
jour92   use by year for journals that circulate after 10 years

also assigned by serials adding staff

jour93   use by year for journals that circulate after 10 years

also assigned by serials adding staff

jour94   use by year for journals that circulate after 10 years

also assigned by serials adding staff

jour95   use by year for journals that circulate after 10 years

also assigned by serials adding staff

jour96   use by year for journals that circulate after 10 years

also assigned by serials adding staff

jour97   use by year for journals that circulate after 10 years

also assigned by serials adding staff

jour98   use by year for journals that circulate after 5 (DIV) or 10 years

also assigned by serials adding staff

jour99   use by year for journals that circulate after 5 (DIV) or 10 years

also assigned by serials adding staff

jour00   use by year for journals that circulate after 5 (DIV) or 10 years

also assigned by serials adding staff

jour01   use by year for journals that circulate after 5 (DIV) or 10 years

also assigned by serials adding staff

jour02   use by year for journals that circulate after 5 (DIV) or 10 years

also assigned by serials adding staff

jour03   use by year for journals that circulate after 5 (DIV) or 10 years

also assigned by serials adding staff

jourcirc   use by year for journals that circulate after 5 (DIV) or 10 years

also assigned by serials adding staff

microform   use when the location code includes the format, e.g. geomic or kslantm consult mapping table
nocirc   use when located in a non-circulating collection check location display for non-circ info
reference   use when located in any Reference area system regardless of format  
software   used in past for computer disks legacy item type, expect to use CD
video   use when the location code includes the format, e.g. sslvid consult mapping table
videodisc   use when the location code includes the format, e.g. cclvidd consult mapping table
       
Special Situations    
ministry DIV only    
recordings MUS only    
nocirc smlafr Africana Reference  
nocirc smlaob Art of the Book  
nocirc smlaris Room 508  
nocirc smlasi Asia Reading Room  
nocirc smlasi2 Asia Reading Room  
nocirc smlbab Babylonian Collection  
nocirc smlfra Franklin Collection  
nocirc smllamc Room 316 Latin American Collection  
nocirc smlmap* Map Collection  
nocirc smlmss*    
nocirc smlyal*     
nocirc smlsla*    
nocirc bein* Beinecke  
nocirc bac* British Art Center  
       
*= truncation for sublocation    
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Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 9:10pm