South Carolina Information and Library Services Consortium
All forms are in Word 2003 format.
Reserves Policy for SCILS
- General information; placing an item on reserve; searching for
a bibliographic title record; what to do if a bibliographic title record
already exists or does not exist;
standards for entering a brief reserve title record; adding an item record;
creating a reserve control record; adding reserve records; removing
Cataloging Standards for SCILS - Standards for original records; discovery of substandard cataloging; brief vs. on-the-fly records.
Searching the SCILS Database and OCLC - Finding the right record; what to do if a record exists in SCILS; how to look for records; copy cataloging standards.
Basic Marc Fields Policy for SCILS - Overview of basic MARC fields.
Format Specific Policies for SCILS - Format specific policies for videocassettes/DVDs, sound recordings, electronic resources, monographic serials, and mixed media.
Editing Records Policy for SCILS - Guidelines for revising, enhancing or correcting elements of a bibliographic record. Explains what part of a record can be changed by whom (owning library vs. other library).
Monographic vs. Serial Policy for SCILS - Defines monograph series; searching for records; special considerations.
Duplicate Records Policy - Required searches for duplicate records; how to determine if a record is a duplicate; serial vs. monograph records; deleting or transferring records.
Item Record Policy for SCILS - Locations and item types; class schemes for call numbers; creating call numbers.
Discarding or Withdrawing Records Policy for SCILS - Discarding or withdrawing records using the checkout wizard; reports concerning discards.
Authority Records Policy for SCILS - Overview of authority records and individual responsibility.
Settings for SCILS -Setting for when using Smartport in Sirsi
Patron Policy for SCILS - New user registration; remove user; user search; patron extracts/loading; patron system purge.
Circulation Item Functions for SCILS - Check in/out, renewals, bills, add a brief title, change item ID, mark missing/lost, deletions, and Ephemeral checkouts.
Interlibrary Loan Policy for SCILS - ILL requests; how to check out ILL items.