Performing an inventory is the only way to efficiently reconcile the electronic computer catalog with the physical holdings. Doing a complete inventory helps you identify lost, checked out or uncataloged items and make them available in the catalog again. It helps you identify materials that should be weeded or have been misplaced. Maintaining accurate records is also essential in order for your patrons to trust and rely on your catalog.
On this page, you'll find links to guides, checklists and scanner programming commands that will assist you in the inventory process. There is also a link to the 2016-2017 Annual Library Media Center Statistics Survey. Please review the survey to become familiar with the information required. For best results, use Chrome or Firefox to complete and submit the online form.
For the 2016-2017 inventory cycle, we are requiring a full inventory and the Annual Library Media Center Statistics Survey is due on Friday, May 19th. Once the survey information has been collected and combined with the Destiny statistical information, it will be sent back to the originator and the school's principal. To view a comprehensive list of District, Regional, or grade level reports, please visit our Publications page.
In order to facilitate collected the data needed to complete the Annual Survey, we recommend that media personnel complete the LMC Program Monthly Report at the end of each month. The monthly report is very brief and provides data to you and your administration.