Monday 'Minder 2021.5


This week's 'Minder:  Dr Patterson: or, How I learned to Enter ON-ORDER Short Records and Not Drive Melissa to Drink.

Several libraries have started adding short records for things they have ordered (outside WCTS) so that patrons can place holds. This is fine. This is good. However, adding ON-ORDER Short Records for authors on the Favorite Author Club (FAC) is slightly different.  At least for prolific FAC authors, it is vital to Melissa’s sanity that you give those Short Records a bit of added attention. The ramifications of not doing so is that the FAC will match a patron with the wrong format or title. Read more...


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