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WorldCat Cataloging Partners (WCP)
Shelf-Ready Counts
for ARL Stats


Head, Acquisitions Print and Media Unit

  1. Count WCP record loads (each record=1 volume)
  2. Total volumes for WCP adds and multi-volume sets that are part of WCP record loads
  3. Total volumes for shelf-ready standing order adds handled by Acquisitions that are not part of WCP record loads
  4. Adds #1, #2, and #3
  5. Total volumes for WCP record loads that were sent to Cataloging*
  6. Subtract #5 from #4 to get ARL shelf-ready count
  7. Input total in ARL form

* Chair, Cataloging and Metadata Department will provide title and volume count.   

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