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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Cataloging Services

Acquisitions & Cataloging Services

Media Housing

Any discs (CDs, DVDs, etc.) should be housed in a pam binder and marked by the cataloger and labelling student as outlined below.

Exceptions: Do not follow this procedure for materials going to Grainger, Oak Street, Music, or Undergrad.


  1. Apply double barcodes:
    • Jewel case (back upper right)
    • Pam binder (back upper right)
  2. Write the call number on the interior pam binder sleeve (upper left)
  3. Write the location on the interior pam binder sleeve (upper right)
  4. Print two labels from the label macro (to be applied by the student)


  1. Apply two location labels:
    • Pam binder (inside left, lower center)
    • Jewel case (back center)
  2. Apply two call number labels:
    • Pam binder (front upper left)
    • Jewel case (front upper left)

jw 2/2014; nrs 7/2018