Journal Observations- eBook Workshop

31 Mar

Student: Sutana Riley

Course: LIS 698, Spring 2012

Instructor: Dr. Tula Giannini

Internship Site: 67th Street Branch- New York Public Library (NYPL)

Site Supervisor: Jill Rothstein, Library Manager

Schedule: 9am-5pm


9am- 9:30am- Shelve and weed the “New Book”

  • Remove two or more books with the same title
  • Delete books that are in bad condition
  • Remove books publish a year or more earlier than the current
  • Remove books with low circulation

9:30am- 10am- Remove expired reserves from the Holds Shelf and process them for the next location.

10am- 12pm- Maintain the information and circulation desk

  • Check-in/ out materials at the circulation desk
  • Create new or update old library cards accounts
  • Answer information, technical and directional questions at the information desk by phone or in person.

12pm- 1pm- Lunch

1pm-3pm – Maintain the information and circulation desk

3pm-3:30pm- Break

3:30pm-4:30pm- eBook Workshop. Too many devices. Was unable to proceed without conflict. Different level of computer skills. Patrons mostly over the age of 60.

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