missing

What is missing?

missing meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A code used in the library catalog to indicate the circulation status of an item not checked out that cannot be found anywhere in the library. If a thorough search by library staff fails to locate the item within a reasonable time, a replacement copy may be ordered, provided demand exists and the work is still in print. Compare with lost.

 

reference: ABC-CLIO

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