Many of the colored flags have been eliminated. Instead, acquisitions provides a printout with the needed information. The information below is still accurate information about how to process the material once it arrives in cataloging.
BLUE = RUSH RESERVE A blue flag identifies the item as a RUSH RESERVE item
RED = RUSH A red flag identifies the item as a RUSH. Item will be located on RUSH shelf in cataloging. RUSH items include in-process requests and titles urgently needed for a specified reason.
ORANGE = Monograph ADDED COPY or REPLACEMENT An orange flag identifies item as a monograph added copy or replacement. They should be on the ADDS shelf in cataloging. If “add” item is also a RUSH, both red and orange flags are included and item is placed on rush shelf.
GREEN = ADDED VOLUME from a series or continuation (can be mono or serial) A green flag identifies item as an added volume from a series or continuation. Mono added volumes should be placed on “ADDED VOLUMES” shelf in cataloging.
PURPLE = RESTRICTED FUND A purple flag identifies the item as a restricted account item with a highlighted fund code on transmittal slip.
YELLOW = EXPEDITED A yellow flag identifies the item as one that requires expedited handling, as outlined by the RUSH Matrix. EXPEDITED items include REFERENCE, HOLD FOR, MLK.