Missing Items: Automating the Replacement Workflow Process

Cheri Smith, Anastasia Guimaraes, Mandy Havert, Tatiana H. Prokrym


Academic libraries handle missing items in a variety of ways. The Hesburgh Libraries of the University of Notre Dame recently revamped their system for replacing or withdrawing missing items. This article describes the new process that uses a customized database to facilitate efficient and effective communication, tracking, and selector decision making for large numbers of missing items.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.6017/ital.v28i2.3177


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