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1. Circ Mods in SPARK

The following Circulation Modifiers are currently available in SPARK.

(Current policy requires that approval of the User Group for inclusion of additional circ mods.) *Needs policy citation.

What is a Circulation Modifier?  A circulation modifier is an assigned value that allows your library to set rules on media types.

Code Name Description SIP2 Media Type
Audiobook audiobook CD, Cassette, Playaway Book
Book book book, ebook, large print, paperback, etc. Book
BookClub Kit Book Club Kit Book Club Kit Other
DVD dvd DVD (including BluRay and HD-DVD) Other
DVD Nonfiction DVD Nonfiction DVD Nonfiction Other
Equipment Equipment digital camera, projector, remote control, etc. Book
High Demand Books High Demand Books Books that don't capture holds outside of owning library Book
High Demand DVD and Blurays High Demand DVD and Blurays Videos that don't capture holds outside of owning library. Other
High Demand DVD-R High Demand DVD-R DVD-Rs that don't capture holds outside of owning library Book
ILL ILL Materials received to fill ILL requests for library's patrons Book
New Book New book One week circulation Book
Ref Noncirculating non-circulating materials Book
Software Software videogames, computer programs Book
e-device Electronic Device device used to read or playback downloadable media Book
Gov Doc Government Document local, state and federal documents Other
Kit Kit kit, storybox, binge box, portfolio, collection Book
Media Media slides, microforms, music sound recordings (LPs, CDs, cassettes) Other
Music Music scores, sheet music Other
Realia Realia art, toys, puppets, games, puzzles Other
Serial Serial magazine, newspaper, newsletter Magazine
Unknown Unknown catchall for copies that do not comfortably fit elsewhere or that failed to associate during a batch process. Book
Video Video VHS tapes Videotape

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