[Michlib-l] ARCs

WAY Carol DeBoer waycd at llcoop.org
Tue Jun 27 13:01:10 EDT 2017

Sorry if someone has already said this, but ARC are NOT supposed to go on 
library shelves. They have not yet been fully edited and CANNOT and MAY NOT 
be sited. Please do not place these on your shelves. The errors I have found 
in some that I have read are horrendous!

Carol DeBoer
Circulation Supervisor
Henika District Library
149 S. Main
Wayland, MI  49348
waycd at henikalibrary.org

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From: "Membiela, Clare (MDE)" <MembielaC at michigan.gov>
To: Sharon Crotser-Toy <scrotsertoy at gmail.com>, "michlib-l at mcls.org" 
<michlib-l at mcls.org>
Sent: Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:59:21 +0000
Subject: Re: [Michlib-l] ARCs

> Hello:
> I would closely read any copyright or disclaimers that appear on the 
> books themselves [UTF-8?]– different publishers may have different 
> requirements on how ARCs can be used.
> I also located a couple of other sources that discuss ARCs.
> Here is an interesting Blog entry on the topic:
> http://yalsa.ala.org/blog/2009/09/01/but-can-i-catalog-it/
> Here is how one library deals with them (that appears to be 
> completely within the scope of  an [UTF-8?]ARC’s purpose):
>  http://blogs.stlukesct.org/slslibrary/2017/01/30/advanced-readers-
> copies-ready-in-the-library/
> Thanks!
> Clare
> Clare D. Membiela, MLS, J.D.
> Library of Michigan
> MembielaC at michigan.gov<mailto:MembielaC at michigan.gov>
> 517-335-8132
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> From: michlib-l-bounces at mcls.org [mailto:michlib-l-bounces at mcls.org] 
> On Behalf Of Sharon Crotser-Toy
 Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 10:57 
> AM
 To: michlib-l at mcls.org
 Subject: [Michlib-l] ARCs
> Greetings, everyone!
> Now that we're all back from ALA, many of us with large (back-
> breaking?) collections of Advanced Readers Copies, I'm curious how 
> other libraries make use of those lovely freebies once they've been 
> lugged back home.
> I'm having a hard time convincing my staff that they don't belong on 
> our shelves but I confess that the issue is a little cloudy for me,
>  as well. Do any of you catalog your ARCs or loan them in some way?  
> Also, I'm very interested in the types of ARC-related programming, 
> etc., others have done.
> Please respond to me off list and I will compile the results, if 
> requested.
> Thanks so much for your input!
> --
> Sharon Crotser-Toy
> Director
> Watervliet District Library
> 333 N. Main Street
> Watervliet, MI 49098
> 269-463-6382
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