373 Donations documented since July 2014
Since the new LOA Library Koha Integrated Library System went live in July 2014, the LOA Librarian has note in the acquisition source field and created public notes noting that 373 items were donated to the collections.
As a tribute to donors, the LOA Librarian acknowledges the donors in the Public Notes field. This information shows every time someone conducts a search in the LOA Library’s catalog and retrieves a record with a donation note.
For example, the LOA Library received over 20 boxes of materials from the former Director of the Laboratory of Anthropology in 2014. Since its receipt, the Librarian has created notes acknowledging this donation in 59 records.
Creating public notes in the system is an easy means of acknowledging the high regard the LOA Library has for donors. With 373 donations acknowledged since July 2014 donors clearly are a very important source of acquisitions to the LOA Library’s collections.
Thankyou Santa Fe!