[minervacirc] [MinervaCats] attn: EVERYONE,

Skidompha skid at msln.net
Thu Mar 14 15:55:08 EDT 2013


Perhaps it would also help if you could outline the problem, and explain 
again why this should not be done. We have a lot of volunteers who place 
holds.

Skidompha PL
184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543

On 3/14/2013 2:27 PM, Cyndi Burne wrote:
>
> I agree and will send to the circulation list serve as well. To help 
> narrow down the suspects you can see the date and time the hold was 
> placed.
>
> /Cyndi Burne/
>
> /Assistant Director/
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> /Topsham Public Library/
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> /25 Foreside Road/
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> /cyndi at topshamlibrary.org/
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> *From:*minervacats-bounces at informe.org 
> [mailto:minervacats-bounces at informe.org] *On Behalf Of *Karen Jones
> *Sent:* Thursday, March 14, 2013 2:18 PM
> *To:* Ellen Conway; minervacats at lists.maine.gov
> *Subject:* Re: [MinervaCats] attn: EVERYONE,
>
> I have a suggestion that maybe we should send this information to the 
> Minerva-L listserv. It’s not only the circulation staff who place 
> holds for patrons. I’m sure that other staff within a library place 
> holds, also, like the reference or children’s departments. I think all 
> staff should be made aware of how to do this.
>
> Karen
>
> Karen N. Jones
>
> Technical Services Librarian
>
> Lewiston Public Library
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> *From:*minervacats-bounces at informe.org 
> [mailto:minervacats-bounces at informe.org] *On Behalf Of *Ellen Conway
> *Sent:* Thursday, March 14, 2013 11:59 AM
> *To:* minervacats at lists.maine.gov
> *Subject:* [MinervaCats] attn: EVERYONE,
>
> especially apl, bfl,cfl, gpl, gar, edl, lpl, mca, pfl, sca, ski, spp, 
> tpl, wlk, wpl, ypl:
>
> In spite of the frequent discussions about item level vs. bib level 
> holds on multidiscs, bib level holds are STILL being placed on Downton 
> Abbey dvd sets, seasons 1-3. Season 1 has 8 bib holds, season 2 has 14 
> bib holds, and season 3 has 7 bib holds. Even though the records have 
> all been edited and have the item volume fields, this continues to 
> happen. The patrons with these holds belong to the libraries 
> referenced above.
>
> What is the answer? I encourage everyone to make sure that their circ 
> staff understand the problem. I don't mean to throw anyone "under the 
> bus" but I can't figure out how this is happening other than placing 
> holds in millennium circulation mode.
>
> Thanks
>
> Ellen
>
> -- 
> Ellen M. Conway
> Maine InfoNet Cataloging Specialist
>
>
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