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Group Weeding / De-selection  


  • As books are pulled-from public stacks, compile barcodes, and send list to Dan, before, as, or immediatly ater placing on Decision Shelves on the Ground Floor
  • Uitlize Koha - > Tools -> Batch Item Modification
  • The items will be immediatly listed as Location: Decision Shelves ; with the Public Note: See librarian to check-out
  • After determining a books destiny, if it is to be discarded, the following steps need to be made:
    1. Koha catalog - supression
    2. Koha - export MARC, modiffy for batch deletion in EDS, upload changes to EDS
    3. Update OCLC with batch deletion of OCM#s in Connexion Client
    4. Delete from Koha (ind. or batch)
    5. Physically Discard book:
      • Donate (Better World  Books)
      • Recycle into dumpster, after components are gleaned from books, i.e. plates, headband, re-usable boards, metallic elements ...
        • Fill One Post Box at a time, USE LEGS, notify facilities when dumpster is full
    6. If a book is deemed to be retained, each item wll be individual reviewed for physical upgrade/repair before being listed back to their former stack location, and made available ASAP 

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