All Government Documents shipments are received by Government Documents
staff and will be checked in following the established procedures.
US and GA Documents Routing
All Documents will be unboxed and sorted by Government Documents staff.
Pieces that do not require cataloging or bibliographic record edits
will be handled by Government Documents staff.
Pieces requiring cataloging or any action on the bibliographic record
remain in the box and are sent to the Resource Management staff assistant
Microfiche received in Government Documents will remain in the department
until ready for filing.
A copy of the shipping list is routed to the Resource Management staff
assistant. The shipping list information is usually sufficient for the selection
of full bibliographic records.
Shipping List Boxes in CRS
The Government Documents Staff Assistant routes new U.S. Documents shipping
list titles to the Resource Management Staff Assistant as they are ready
for cataloging and Marcive temp replacement. Shipping list boxes are addressed
and labeled with the date that they are sent from the Government Documents
Department. The Access Services courier delivers the boxes to CRS.
The Resource Management Staff Assistant receives the box and searches OCLC
Connexion and Voyager Cataloging for appropriate records. All serials will
be routed to the Catalog Librarian for cataloging. Completed monographs
will be shipped to the Government Documents Assistant who handles monographs
for MFHD and Item setup.
Shelflist Project boxes in CRS
The Government Documents Staff Assistant boxes material from the shelves
by SuDoc number and routes the boxes to the Catalog Librarian. The
boxes are delivered to Resource Management and placed on trucks in the prescribed
order (SuDoc number for individual pieces, alphabetically by titles for
CWAN sets) by Student Assistants.
The Resource Management Staff Assistant searches for bibliographic records
and separates monographs and serials. The monographs remain in the Resource
Management unit for cataloging. Serial pieces are routed to the Catalog
Librarian for serial cataloging.
The completed material is re-boxed and sent back to Government Documents
after all titles shipped over are cataloged. The Catalog Librarian will
request another section of the collection as each shipment is returned.
Government Documents Periodicals & Serial
Titles sent to CRS
The following titles are sent to CRS for processing into the regular
Cataloging Service Bulletin
Code of Federal Regulations
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
Monthly Labor Review
Public Health Reports