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Lost and Found in Delivery

SCLS Delivery maintains a list of items reported lost or found within the Wisconsin Libraries' Delivery Network.  The list is available as a Microsoft Excel 2003 spreadsheet.  It is updated as items are added or removed, and at the beginning of each month.

To add items to the list, please send the item information using the lost and found list item submission form.  Please include as many of the following pieces of information as you have available:

  • item format
  • call number
  • author
  • title
  • barcode number
  • owning library
  • additional notes

Submitted items will be added to the spreadsheet and a notice with the item information will be posted on the SCLS Delivery Service blog. Posts from March 2007 onward can be viewed in the blog archive.

Items not found or claimed are automatically removed from the list after six months.

Libraries are encouraged to periodically check their shelves to see if "lost" materials have been shelved at their library by mistake. If you find any lost items, please send them directly to the owning library.  If a lost item has been returned to you please notify us to have it removed from the list.

Questions about the list or the submission procedure can be directed to Tim Drexler.

The Lost and Found list

Items reported lost before September 1, 2017: Lost and Found list (PDF) file last updated: August 30, 2017

Items reported lost after September 1, 2017 are listed below.

For more information, contact: 
Title Call number Author Bar code Owning library Item format Posted Other notes
Narrative methods for the human sciences H 61.295 .R54 N37 2008 Catherine Kohler Riessman 1139446 Todd Wehr Memorial Library Viterbo University Book October 23, 2018 Title in Red Letters, 251 pages, published in 2008
Applied statistics : from bivariate through multivariate techniques HA31.35 .W37 2013 Rebecca M. Warner 3177512132070 UW Stevens Point University Library Book October 29, 2018
Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the drug company that addicted America RC568.O45 M33 2018 Beth Macy 3177513151222 UW Stevens Point University Library Book October 30, 2018 Item Returned by borrower 10/18/18. Not received as of 10/30/18.
Gerry Mulligan Vol. 2 : seven classic albums M1366.M84 G45 2014 Mulligan, Gerry 3177512760500 UW Stevens Point University Library Compact Disc October 30, 2018 Returned by partner 10/19/18. Not received as of 10/30/18.
Burmese Days George Orwell *W1-BFG-225* unknown (this is a "found" item) Book November 2, 2018 Item was accidentally sent to SCLS Delivery on the week of October 29th, 2018.
Theoretical neuroscience : computational and mathematical modeling of neural systems QP363.3 .D39 2001 Peter Dayan and L.F. Abbott 317758836051 UW Stevens Point University Library Book November 21, 2018
Returned by Partner 11/8/18. En route from UW Madison Physics Library to UW Stevens Point University Library.
Circulation & Reserves Supervisor 6082626914 Walters, Carl J Non-UW ILL item that was borrowed by a researcher at USGS Book November 28, 2018
This was an ILL item (and not a UW System ILL item) that was borrowed by a researcher at USGS and returned by mistake to an Ebling book drop - it should have some identifying slip marking it as a USGS ILL item.
The Founding Fathers' guide to the constitution 342.73 MCC McClanahan, Brion T. 33019005331138 Beaver Dam Community Library Book December 7, 2018
This book was returned by the Watertown Public Library on 8/20/2018 but has not been received at the Beaver Dam Library as of 12/7/18.
Instant Italian cuisine: Italian cooking--American style. TX723 .S57 Solomon, Esther Riva 317750824038 UW Stevens Point University Library Book February 5, 2019 "Returned by Partner" 12.10.18
The line becomes a river : dispatches from the border JV6565 .C37 2018 Francisco Cantú. 3177513129391 UW Stevens Point University Library Book February 5, 2019 "Returned by Partner" 12.12.18
Maus : a survivor's tale PN 6747 .S6544 M38 1997 Art Spiegelman 93994 Nicolet College Library Book February 21, 2019
Book was sent to Manitowoc Public Library on/near December 19 but was never received by them nor returned to Nicolet College Library.
Every Fifteen Minutes Lisa Scottoline 78979151 ? Compact Disc March 5, 2019
This is a single disc, disc #10.
It arrived at SCLS Delivery on 3/4/19 but does not appear to belong to one of our libraries. It says "DPL" on the disc itself.
Sorry to bother you PN1997.2 .S67 2018 306700005571660 UW-Parkside DVD March 29, 2019
This DVD was returned from UW-Green Bay to UW-Parkside around 2/28/19, but it hasn't made it's way back to UW-Parkside yet.
Culturcide and non-identity across American culture E169.12 .T689 2017 Daniel S. Traber 344741021752X UW Stevens Point at Wausau (formerly, UW Marathon County) Book April 19, 2019
Book was sent from Wausau to UW Madison MERIT library around November 6, 2018 and not seen at either location since then.