SPEC Kit 323: Socializing New Hires  · 71
Library of Congress
Orientation to Library Services for New Staff
Table of Contents
Unit 1: Review of Things You Should Already Know................................................................... 1
The Logistics of Time and Attendance....................................................................................... 1
Hours and Duty Shifts............................................................................................................. 1
Leave and Absence ................................................................................................................. 1
Web TA................................................................................................................................... 1
Telework ................................................................................................................................. 2
Office-Specific Procedures ..................................................................................................... 2
Action Items for You: .................................................................................................................. 2
Policies Related to Behavior....................................................................................................... 3
Entrance/Exit Inspections ....................................................................................................... 3
Identification Badges .............................................................................................................. 3
Security ................................................................................................................................... 4
Computer Security .................................................................................................................. 4
Ethics and Standards of Conduct ............................................................................................ 5
Action Items for You: .................................................................................................................. 5
Communication........................................................................................................................... 6
Email....................................................................................................................................... 6
Telephone................................................................................................................................ 6
Telephone Service............................................................................................................... 6
Staff Directory .................................................................................................................... 7
Labor/Management Relations..................................................................................................... 7
LC Regulations ....................................................................................................................... 7
Collective Bargaining Agreements......................................................................................... 8
Emergencies................................................................................................................................ 8
Medical Emergencies.............................................................................................................. 9
Building Evacuations.............................................................................................................. 9
Full or Partial?..................................................................................................................... 9
Shelter-in-Place................................................................................................................. 10
Weather................................................................................................................................. 10
Internal Emergency Action Plans ......................................................................................... 10
Action Items for You.................................................................................................................. 10
Unit 2: Essential Things You Might Not Know ........................................................................... 11
The Library History and Buildings........................................................................................ 11
Tours ..................................................................................................................................... 11
The Library and Library Services Missions and Activities ................................................... 12
Mission of the Library .......................................................................................................... 12
The Librarian’s Office and Other Service Units................................................................... 12
Enabling Infrastructure Units............................................................................................ 13
Library Services and its Directorates.................................................................................... 13
Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access (ABA) ................................................................ 14
Collections and Services (CS) .......................................................................................... 14
Partnerships and Outreach Programs (POP)..................................................................... 15
Preservation (PRES) ......................................................................................................... 15
Technology Policy (TECH) .............................................................................................. 16
COIN Orientation to LS i rev. Octobert 2010
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