Weekly report 12-19-2012

Categories: Everything else Circ

User Services Weekly Report
Date: 12-19-2012
Name: Dan Frostman
Circulation Services – Circ, Reserves, and Stacks

Statistics:
• Items removed from reserve: 1785
• Total gate count during overnights for 2-week 24/7 period: 2903
Highlights: (Progress towards Goals, accomplishments)
Armstrong:
• Out with a whisper – closed yesterday at 4 after two very quiet days
Davis Family:
• Lots of returns
• Hiring new students
• Library very busy Saturday
• New microfilm machines up and running at Davis, tweaking settings
• Got into Midd’s instance of Web Help Desk – resisting the urge to configure
• Reviewing student handbook policies
• Hired new circ sub, Aurora, who will start in January
Stacks:
• All hands on deck for returns, reshelving, subs helping out too
Reserves:
• Removed all items from reserve, deactivated courses, cleaning up oddities
• Contacted faculty to pick up personal copies

Challenges:
• 20-hour/week limit for ALL students (not just international) made exam coverage very challenging
• Time approval time change caused some headaches (mostly for HR)

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