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Barton account request

To request an account on Barton, please fill out this form. Note that only certain staff are authorized to request Barton permissions. The staff authorized to make requests depends on the group of permissions being sought. Your supervisor will fill out this form on your behalf.

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AcquisitionsBranch StaffCataloging StaffCirculation StaffOPAC OnlyProcessingSubject Specialists

Acquisitions Staff
Tangibles (may only select one): Tangibles staff (acq_tang)Tangibles student (ma_sa_stud)Tangibles supervisor (ma_supervisor)
E-resources (may only select one): E-resources staff (acq_eres)E-resources student (ma_sa_stud)E-resources supervisor (sa_super)
Admin (may only select one): Fund maintenance (Admin) (fiscal_mgr)Invoice authorization(Admin) (invoice)
Acquisitions budget access
Expend (invoices) only. No Encumbrance (add budget to order) (acq_no_enc)Encumber (ordering) and Expend (invoicing) (acq_encexp)
Branch staff
Staff/Librarian (branch_sta)Student (stud_branc)
Cataloging staff
Cataloging staff (ca_staff)Cataloging student (stud_bas)
Circulation staff
Student (stud_cir)Staff (cir_staff)Supervisor (cir_super)
OPAC only
OPAC staff client only (opac_disp)
Processing staff. Generally not used, exceptions include LSA, Archives staff. (proc_staff)Processing student (dewpro_stu)
Subject specialists
Standard display access (subj_sel)Plus circulation (subj_sel w/ circ.)
Special Circumstances