Staff to Contact
Unsure where to send a problem?
Contact the Catalog Problems e-mail box at firstname.lastname@example.org
**NOTE** When sending material, include the following information:
- Name of the staff member to whom the material is being sent
- Brief note saying what you want done with the material
- Your name (very important; we may need to contact you)
Approval profiling questions: Trey Shelton
Ex: You find a cross-reference in the catalog that leads nowhere; you find records for works by J.D. Salinger under Salinger, J.D. ... and under Salinger, Jerome David ... in the library catalog.
Claiming: Monographs/Serials: Trey Shelton
E-Resources: Steve Carrico
Fund monitoring: Monographs/Serials: Trey Shelton
Gifts: Michelle Elneil
Ex: A patron wants to donate books to the libraries; you have books a professor gave to your library; you have materials that have already been withdrawn, and you want to offer them to another library.
Invoice payment: Monographs: Trey Shelton
Macro Express: contact IT
Miscataloged materials and other cataloging related issues:
Jimmie Lundgren or Naomi Young (serials)
Ex: All the other volumes in this series are classed together, but this one's classed separately; the Aleph record for a book has no subject headings at all; a book has been given a QA call number, but you're sure it should be QC.
Serials Added Volumes
- No open order: Todd Chisholm
- Open order record: Trey Shelton
- Any G& E record: Michelle Elneil
- Serials without records in Aleph (i.e., new serial titles): Todd Chisholm
- Serial ADDs (with or without order records): Angela Stewart, Trey Shelton or Michelle Elneil
Ex. The 2003 yearbook is already in your location. You have received the 2004 yearbook.
Serial title changes: Naomi Young
Serial cancellations: Trey Shelton
materials (not yet cataloged; not gifts):Patsy Mongo or Doug Smith
Ex: You find a book in someone's office that is owned by the library but is uncataloged or you decide an uncataloged foreign document should be cataloged.
Postcataloging & Aleph Problems:
Ex: You have book to be withdrawn, transferred, or reclassified from Dewey to LC; you have a book with an unlinked item record; t here is a typo in the title on Aleph; you can't find the record for a cataloged book on Aleph.
Processing & Labeling Problems: Judy Rummel
Ex: You find a book whose label has fallen off; the book belongs in LAC, but does not have a + above the call number.
Retrospective Analytics: Naomi
Ex: You want the Cataloging and Metadata Department to provide individual bibliographic records for issues of a particular series in the case where the library catalog only has one bibliographic record representing the entire series.
Vendor database questions