Cataloging: RUSH Processing
To Faculty: Questions about RUSH ordering may be directed to:
Kenneth Smith (229-245-3734) or Robert Taylor (229-259-5057).
Standard turnaround time for RUSH processing is 24 hours during the standard work week. Wait times for RUSH items will be longer on the weekends.
Cataloging Procedures for 24-hour RUSH
Catalog the item and print the labels as usual.
Complete the physical processing for the item, or hand it to someone who can process the item with a note indicating it is a RUSH.
Take the item to Circulation with a note indicating it's a RUSH and who requested it.
A RUSH title should travel with a note giving the name and telephone number of the person for whom it is being rushed.
If a title already in Cataloging is requested for RUSH processing: Cataloging personnel will locate the item and follow the cataloging procedures above.
If a title is ordered as a RUSH: When the title is received, Acquisitions personnel will carry it to the closest available Cataloging Librarian.
If a title is in Acquisitions when RUSH processing is requested: Acquisitions personnel will locate the title and carry it to the closest available Cataloging Librarian.