The Journey of a Book at NDSU Libraries
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Each year, NDSU Libraries acquires hundreds of new books and resources. Before a new book hits the shelves, though, it must pass through a behind-the-scenes process to find its place in the Libraries’ catalog.“The Journey of a Book at NDSU Libraries” chronicles this process for a book from order to check-out. Learn how new books receive a barcode, a dust jacket and a description in the library catalog.This video was created to help celebrate National Library Week in April 2019. It was also used to promote NDSU Libraries’ collections by intriguing people with the process it takes to get library resources into their hands.To request a new book for NDSU Libraries’ collections, set up a meeting with your subject librarian or connect with them on the Libraries’ website (https://library.ndsu.edu/about/staff-directory/subject-librarians).