The purpose of this manual is to describe policies and procedures for the Centralized Acquisitions and Processing (CAP) unit at the Albright Memorial Library. For the purposes of this manual, “Centralized Acquisitions and Processing”, “CAP”, “Technical Services”, and “TS” will be synonymous. This manual will be updated as policies and procedures change through time. Each chapter will contain policies and procedures for each area of work. The procedures will be updated continuously as they change. The policies will be updated with the input of the full CAP Committee.
The intended audience for this manual includes CAP employees, members of the Lackawanna County Library System, and the larger library community via the Internet.