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Priscilla Pope

  • Posted RESERVE DVD & VHS to Walter Circulation
    DVD and VHS that are on RESERVE in Walter Library DO NOT CIRCULATE OVERNIGHT. These items can be in high demand when an assignment is given. To ensure that all students in need have the greatest access to them we...
  • Posted Reserve Check-Out Change to Walter Circulation
    There is a change to the check-out procedure for Reserve materials. All Reserve items will have to have the due date and time manually entered at check-out. Aleph may say the item does not circulate or block you from check...
  • Posted CybraryN--Log on in morning to Walter Circulation
    Please log on to CybraryN when you log the computers on in the morning and leave it logged on even when you leave that station. If you arrive at a computer that is not logged on yet, please do so....
  • Posted CybraryN to Walter Circulation
    The problem issue with CybraryN giving users a "Wait One Minute" message and not allowing them to log on is hopefully fixed. A corrupt file was deleted that may have been causing the problem. Let me know if you have...
  • Posted REMINDERS to Walter Circulation
    When staffing either Circ Desk be sure to complete the following tasks: Empty book drops, check-in/sensitize returns Push in book ends/straighten books when removing HOLDS from the B level shelves Organize mail bin books, larger on bottom to smaller...
  • Posted Monday Night (6-8) to Walter Circulation
    Hello everyone, Last week I signed up for an online class. Unfortunately, it happens to meet more than I thought it would and therefore I'm wondering if anyone would be able to take two hours off of my Monday night...
  • Posted DID YOU KNOW? Equipment malfunctions to Walter Circulation
    When our public equipment malfunctions, e.g. copiers, printers, value port or microfiche printer, there are preprinted OUT OF ORDER signs that staff should use after verifying the equipment does not work and you are unable to fix the problem....
  • Posted You Hold the KEY to Walter Circulation
    You are very important to our user's success in using the library effectively. Remember, you as Circulation staff are the first point of contact for people coming in to use library materials. Many of our patron's have never used...
  • Posted Important Updates: MNCAT & Saturday Congestion to Walter Circulation
    MNCAT is experiencing some difficulties at this time and may be unstable throughout today. If you receive any phone calls from patrons concerning MNCAT being slow or jumping to MNCAT Classic, this may continue through the day. Recommend using MNCAT...
  • Commented on Documentary on Clarence Johnston Airing Tuesday, Sept. 27
    I saw a few clips advertising this documentary. If you want to be really impressed that you work in such a beautifully designed building, you will be after watching this documentary....
  • Posted Enhancements to MNCAT to Walter Circulation
    You may notice some subtle changes in MNCAT today. Enhancements have occurred which will allow more complete holdings, item, and availability information to display in MNCAT, and give users the ability to request items from within the main interface. If...
  • Posted PLAN AHEAD U2 360 On Campus Saturday July 23 to Walter Circulation
    From Vice President Kathleen O'Brien: "The University of Minnesota will welcome the U2 360 Tour to TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, July 23. If you are among the more than 60,000 fans expected for the first major concert in...
  • Posted Hours Available to Walter Circulation
    Hey Gang, Lysa is looking for someone to cover her upcoming Sunday shift. Yes, that would be this Sunday, May 8th from 1-6pm. This may be your last chance to get some extra hours before summer!...
  • Posted MORE HOURS AVAILABLE to Walter Circulation
    Now is the time to earn some extra cash. Check the job board for a range of hours that need covering. Thanks in Advance!...
  • Posted Severe Weather Awareness Week April 11-15th to Walter Circulation
    THE SHOCKING FACTS Lightning is a major cause of storm related deaths in the U.S., out pacing hurricanes and tornadoes in most years. In the United States, there are an estimated 25 million lightning flashes each year. During the...
  • Posted HOT PINK to Walter Circulation
    It is very important that you place a Routed for User slip in each book being sent to another library for a user. Read the Pop-Up message carefully to ensure you route to the correct library....
  • Commented on Acknowledge
    I think Taylor covered everything!...
  • Posted POP-UPS ARE INSTRUCTIONS to Walter Circulation
    BE SURE TO READ POP-UPS AND FOLLOW THEIR INSTRUCTIONS. POP-UP MESSAGES CAN VARY....
  • Posted Shifts available to Walter Circulation
    Hey everyone- I am looking for someone to cover my 1-5 shift both Sunday March 20th & Sunday April 3rd. I have drill for the National Guard both Sundays and don't finish until 5:00. Thank you for whoever picks up...
  • Posted RESPOND to Walter Circulation
    I am trying to determine who is getting email updates about new blog posts. Please post a response if you have received an email about this post. Thank you...
  • Posted Unique DVD Due DATE to Walter Circulation
    The Smart Learning Commons is circulating the DVD Bombay as a one day loan for the rest of the semester. This is the only DVD in the Smart to have this shortened loan period, as of now. This is a...
  • Posted NO PHONE RENEWAL for RESERVES to Walter Circulation
    RESERVE ITEMS MAY NOT BE RENEWED over the phone. Because Reserve items are potentially in high demand, they can not be renewed over the phone. We have had several instances recently of patrons calling to renew the RESERVE item they...
  • Posted RESERVE DVD/VHS to Walter Circulation
    Just a reminder since we are getting close to a busy time for RESERVE DVD/VHS usage--- ***************DVD/VHS --- CAN NOT BE CHECKED OUT OVERNIGHT!!***************** You must tell the user that the item is due in 3 hours even if Aleph...
  • Posted Student Worker Leadership Workshop to Walter Circulation
    Tex Ostvig, from the Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence, will be doing a training for the Peer Research Consultants called "Learning and Leadership." This is an opportunity to foster our student workers development as ambassadors for the University Libraries. We...
  • Posted New Reserve Item to Walter Circulation
    We have a series of articles that are listed under the call number X Psy 4501. Refer to the title list located on the shelves by these materials to determine which article is needed....
  • Posted Toner Scams to Walter Circulation
    Please do not give out any information regarding library equipment to someone who randomly calls our library circulation desk number. There are people who pretend to be a vendor and state that they need equipment information for an inventory, survey,...
  • Posted IMPORTANT MAIL instructions to Walter Circulation
    Hi Everyone, In order to use fewer mail bins and save wear and tear on the books, here are some tips to follow when placing books in the mail bins: Put bigger books at the bottom of the pile. Turn...
  • Posted HOURS AVAILABLE to Walter Circulation
    Hey, Do you want to earn a little extra money before Christmas? Here is your chance, let us know if you want all or some of the following hours: Tuesday 6-8 p.m. 2nd floor Saturday 4-9 p.m. 2nd floor -...
  • Posted RESERVE Update to Walter Circulation
    Chem 1021-1022 has a new item on Reserve. It is a Custom Solutions Manual. The manual is divided into sections. The call number includes the chapter numbers to help the students get the section of the manual needed. For example,...
  • Posted FUNNY NEW RESERVE ITEM to Walter Circulation
    When an instructor places material on RESERVE that is not the kind of thing the library would ordinarily buy for library use I often give the item a funny call number. We now have a DVD here which is to...
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