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Introduction for New Employees


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last updated February 5, 2004 jjjenkin

Introduction for New Employees

  • ABLE (binding program)
  • ALEPH overview
  • Athena
  • Barton staff mode/GUI OPAC
  • Barton/WEB OPAC
  • Binding overview
  • Circulation overview
  • Emergency response
  • General office - Eudora, Word, Excel, FTP, etc…
  • Gifts
  • Gov Docs
  • Holdings & Items overview
  • Intellectual permissions - what proc. should do/not do
  • Items overview
  • Life of a book
  • Overview of library's collection
  • Overview of RSC - lending/borrowing policies
  • Overview of unit's collection
  • Preservation issues/bindery knot
  • Serforms - title changes/cancellations/cessations
  • Serials overview (w/deefinitions of serial vs. journal)
  • SERMs (serial monographs)
  • SnagIt
  • Staff web overview
  • Subject specialists
  • Tour of RSC
  • VERA overview (w/BELL)