Figure 5-15.Alphabetical arrangement of card
paperbacks in random order apart from the classified
Tapes from NETPMSA, Pensacola, Florida, are
shipped with an itemized packing list. Receipt and
verification of tapes must be carried out following the
letter of instruction forwarded to the ship. A library
inventory log must be maintained for tape collections.
Each tape should be assigned a number (1, 2, 3, 4)
and inventoried in the log by number with performer,
Figure 5-16.Alphabetical arrangement for
fiction shelflist cards.
and date of receipt information, as shown in figure 5-
19. Tapes should be stored by log number in secured
cabinets. The library should post a list of tapes
available. This list may be a copy of the log record.
Proper marking of tapes is difficult due to their
form. Audiovisual labels are available from library
supply houses. Some cassettes also can be marked
with library lettering pens or electrical styluses. No
additional processing is needed for tapes to be used
solely in the library.
Libraries that loan tapes for use in other ship
spaces should prepare a book card for each tape.
The card should list the tapes number, performer,
and title. Tape cards should be kept on file by tape
number in the tape cabinet, as shown in figure 5-