Q. What does this item status in the catalog mean?


The following terms are used in the library catalog:

  • CHECK SHELF: the material you are looking for is on the shelves.
  • DUE date in the status column means the item is checked out until that date.
  • ON HOLD SHELF: the item is being held for a library user.
  • IN TRANSIT: the item is being sent from one branch to another.
  • IN PROCESSING: the item is being processed in Technical Services.
  • ON ORDER: the library has ordered this item from the publisher.
  • MISSING: this item is missing from the library.
  • BILLED: an item is overdue and the library user is being billed.
  • LIBRARY USE ONLY: these items are to be used in the library and do not circulate.
  • COMING SOON: material is either in route from the vendor; to the branch or waiting branch processing.


  • Last Updated Feb 19, 2020
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  • Answered By Sloan D.

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