10.7 PROOFING AND CHECKING IN NEW MATERIAL

Proofing and checking in newly cataloged items should be a priority. Circulation of materials in your branch is dependent on making sure that new items are available to the public in a timely fashion. Newly cataloged books, DVD’s, etc. are delivered to the branches routinely as they are processed. Staff is responsible for proofing the records and checking the items in.


· Proofread the item by comparing it to the “MARC Display” record.

o Author—Is it accurate?

o Title—Is it accurate?