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10.6 LABEL/STAMP PROCEDURES

The Regional Office does ALL labeling/stamping. Genre label designations will be determined by the Regional Office.


Hardback and Paperback Books

· System and branch stamp on bottom of book.

· Property (system/branch) stamp on title page (without covering up essential information).

· Book pocket adhered on inside page.

o System and branch stamp at bottom of pocket.

o Author, title, and spine information typed at top.

· Barcode affixed at center top of inside page (right).

o Price, vendor, and date written in pencil to the left of the barcode.

o Branch designation written in pencil to the right of the barcode.

· No more than two (2) labels/stickers per spine.

· White spine label will be placed at bottom of spine and will be labeled as follows:

o Easy: Top line “E”, bottom line “first three letters of author’s last name”

o Fiction: Author’s full name—last name first

o Large Print: Top line “LP”, middle and bottom lines see appropriate category

o Mystery: Top line “M”, bottom line “first three letters of author’s last name”

o Non-fiction: Top line “Dewey number”, bottom line “first three letters of author’s last name”

o Reference: Top line “R”, middle line “Dewey number”, bottom line “first three letters of author’s last name”

o Science Fiction: Top line “SF”, bottom line “first three letters of author’s last name”

o Western: Top line “W”, bottom line “first three letters of author’s last name”

o Youth Fiction: Top line “Y”, bottom line(s) “author’s full name—last name first”

o Youth Non-Fiction: Top line “Y”, middle line “Dewey number”, bottom line “first three letters of author’s last name”

o Youth Reference: Top line “YR”, middle line “Dewey number”, bottom line “first three letters of author’s last name”

· Genre spine labels will be used to label Teen, Graphic Novel (including Manga), and Inspirational hardback and paperback books. These will be placed above the appropriate white spine label (Y Fiction for Teen, Y Fiction for Graphic Novel, and Fiction for Inspirational).

o There is no computer holdingscode for Teen, Graphic Novel, and Inspirational books. Therefore, a note will be made in the 655 field of the MARC record for the genre so that each of these is searchable in the online catalog.


DVD’s

· Front Cover

o System and branch stamp on white label

o “Do not return in book drop” label

o “Adult checkout only” label (for PG13 only)

· Barcode affixed at center top of inside case (left).

Barry-Lawrence Regional Library Policies and Procedures Manual



10.6 LABEL/STAMP PROCEDURES—Continued, pg. 2


· Branch designation label around center of each DVD.

· No more than two (2) labels/stickers per spine.

· White spine label will be placed at bottom of spine and will be labeled as follows: “branch name”.

· Genre labels placed above the white branch name label will be used for the following categories (all dvd’s are to be interfiled alphabetically by title of movie):

o Adventure

o Family

o Mystery

o Non-Fiction

o Romance

o Science Fiction (Fantasy)

o Western



CD’s

· Front Cover

o System and branch stamp on white label. If there is more than one CD it will be noted below Branch name.

· Barcode affixed at center top of inside case (left).

· Branch designation label around center of each CD.

· Only one (1) label per spine. No genre labels will be used.

· Book on CD

o White spine label will be placed at the bottom of the spine and will be labeled as follows: “Author’s full name—last name first).

· Music CD

o White spine label will be placed landscape on spine and will be labeled as follows: Top line “Title of CD”, bottom line “Music CD”.

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