Friday, June 5, 2009

Missing Items: Automating the Replacement Workflow Process, by Cheri Smith, et al

Academic libraries handle missing items in a variety of ways. The Hesburgh Libraries of the University of Notre Dame recently revamped their system for replacing or withdrawing missing items. This article describes the new process that uses a customized database to facilitate efficient and effective communication, tracking, and selector decision making for large numbers of missing items.

1 comment:

Cheri said...

Thanks for your interest in this article.

The authors are curious to know how the system we've described for handling lost and missing books compares to other systems that are already out there.