This video was made by the library at Pacific Northwest College of Art. While we do not do everything the same way they do, it provides good tips and tricks to re-shelving books.
Ask your campus library staff about "the shallow D" (shifting), and about procedures for special sections, course reserves, and for books you find misplaced.
One of your main tasks will be shelf reading, which is when you browse the collection to make sure books and AV materials are in the correct call number order. This practice is essential to keeping the book shelves, or stacks, organized. A log will be kept at the Circulation Desk where you can record your progress.
On your shelf reading log enter the following information:
Consider the following when reading your section:
Is the item in the right place when compared to it's "neighbors?"
Is the call number label damaged or otherwise illegible?