Opening Routine

Opening the Circulation Desk:

  1. If not already done, move Key board from Supervisor’s office to
    reserve shelf area.
  2. Start up both Circulation terminals. Click on the Chrome icon and log in to the WorldShare circulation system (logins and passwords are taped on top edge of drawer beneath the terminal).
  3. Turn on copy machines and wake up the public access
    terminals around the pillars.
  4. Unlock cash drawer (key on Jean Key paddle).
  5. Pick up items left lying around on all three floors. Books and magazines
    may be reshelved immediately. (If there is reason to believe a book
    may have been checked out, return it to the Circulation Desk for check in, then shelve in the pre-shelving area.)

Opening the Entire Library:
Keys needed: Submaster, Jean key
NOTE: Pick up items and straighten up chairs while making rounds

Upper Floor:

  1. Unlock center stairs doors to upper floor
  2. Turn on entryway lights (6 switches behind public access computer)
  3. Wake up OPAC computer (push mouse button)
  4. Turn on gallery lights (circle knob by bathrooms) and bathroom light switch
  5. Turn on floor lights at panel next to elevator (turn/leave #5 [Rare Book Room] off)
  6. Descend center stairs to lower floor

Lower Floor:

  1. Unlock center stairs doors to lower floor
  2. Wake up OPAC computer [Don’t bother to turn on light switches behind OPAC; they add zero light to the space.]
  3. Turn on gallery lights (circle knob by bathrooms) and bathroom light switch
  4. Turn on floor lights at panel next to elevator
  5. Make sure door to the Digital Multimedia Center Lab is unlocked and the lights inside are on
  6. Make sure lights are on inside Room 120
  7. Turn on light switch next to handicapped bathrooms
  8. Ascend to main floor

Main Floor:

  1. Turn on light switch next to time clock behind circulation desk
  2. Open Eddy’s Office (keep door locked but open) and place key board on back of reserve shelves (if you haven’t already, pick up  Submaster keys)
  3. Turn on two circulation desk computers and let them start booting up
  4. Turn on floor lights at panel next to elevator (on weekends, turn #5 off)
  5. Wake up OPACs
  6. Turn on copiers
  7. Turn on the lights in the back corner (microforms area) (2 switches plus 1 switch at water fountain)
  8. Unlock Help Desk call center (leave door shut but unlocked)
  9. Turn on gallery lights (circle knob by bathrooms) and bathroom light switch
  10. Make sure Hovde is unlocked
  11. Turn on TV/digital sign
  12. Turn on sitting area lights (4 switches near the clock heading towards the computer lab)
  13. Unlock the cash drawer
  14. Click on the Chrome icon and log into WorldShare circulation system (login and password can be found taped to top edge of the cash drawer)
  15. Unlock front doors
  16. Turn on light switch next to fire alarm pull at front door
  17. Return SubMaster and Jean keys to keyboard