Circ Manual

17. Maps and New Books


Atlases are kept on special shelves in the Reference area on Level 1. There are also maps in the Government Documents collection. Refer patrons to a reference librarian for help.

In addition, Philadelphia and Delaware County maps are on reserve shelved under Maps. These include Philadelphia and vicinity street maps and a Rand McNally Road Atlas on the oversize reserve shelf. 


New Book Shelf

New books are processed daily, some of which are placed on a set of shelves across from the entrance to the newspaper lounge. Generally, these books remain here for one week. 

Patrons may check out items that are currently on this shelf. A message will appear that says:

            ITEM STATUS is ‘ NEW BOOK SHELF’ – CLEAR IT (y/n)

                        CHOOSE y

and proceed with the check out as usual.