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COVID-19 and item quarantine

Learn how to quarantine returned items for a period of time prior to returning them to the circulating collection.

As the global community continues to monitor the impact of COVID-19, many libraries are planning how to safely handle collections as they begin to reopen. You may want to quarantine returned items for a period of time prior to returning them to your circulating collection. WorldCat Discovery and WorldShare provide several ways to quarantine items.

With WorldCat Discovery and WorldShare, you can:

 Note: OCLC recommends documenting your current policies prior to making any changes. This will make it easier to revert changes when it is time to remove the quarantine configuration.

 

 

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