2014-10 Acquisitions/Serials User Group Meeting Minutes and Agenda
Topics discussed include Aleph version 22, budgetary issues, options for a new library system, and elections: The group elected Amanda Moeller from Gustavus Adolphus College to replace Nat Gustafson-Sundell and Rachel Wexelbaum as co-conveners.
2008-10 Cataloging User Group Meeting Minutes and Agenda
Discussion on global changes to bibliographic or holding records, automatic creation of holding and item records, local holding records, creation of ADM (administrative) record. and workday planning. Included an additional discussion of ebook MARC records.
2014-4 Acquisitions/Serials Workday Spring Cleaning
The document covers seven clean-up areas for Acquisitions/Serials data. It includes examples of how to clean data in invoices, monograph orders, budgets, standing orders, serial orders, subscription records, and orders without attached BIB or ADM records.
The presentation shows how social media can be used to market a library. Livingston Lord Library of MSU, Moorhead used Facebook to share renovation updates, a blog to share important news and collection information, and a chat function on their website to communicate with patrons.
Topics discussed include sending out an ILL survey to learn about the consortium's ILL operations, reviewing the ILL Policy, updating lists, and elections. Motion passed: The updated ILL Policy was approved and sent to the User Council and Executive Committee for review.
2014-10 Reference and Instruction User Group Meeting Minutes and Agenda
Topics discussed include planning the 2015 spring workday, the future of ILS, and elections: Casey Duevel (Minnesota State University, Mankato), Jessi Zimmerman (Bethany Lutheran College), and Cynthia Jorstad (Northland Community & Technical College).
Agenda items include sessions on using library data to improve student experiences, library services for partnership students, new models of reference services, library instruction models, and learning from British information literacy models.
2014-10 Systems User Group Meeting Minutes and Agenda
Topics discussed include Aleph version 22, current activities of the Reports Work Group, data cleanup to prepare for a new ILS, and elections: Elizabeth Tuckwood (Minnesota State Law Library) replaced Elizabeth Lincoln for Special and State Government Libraries.
Agenda items include sessions on digital asset management (Islandora), e-copy and e-delivery, training effective student workers, EZproxy and D2L, batch deleting discontinued titles, and managing streaming video.
The presentation covers the creation of e-copy requests, e-copy potential supplier lists, and what happens when a lending library ships a request as an e-copy or c-copy. Options for e-delivery were also discussed.
The presentation discusses Islandora and its many functions, as well as how it is used by PALS. It was accompanied by demos that showed attendees how to ingest, edit, and then search various objects with Islandora.
The 2014 PALS Report includes all Aleph Subsystem Reports, news relating to PALS products and services, and recent activities of the various Task Forces and Office Teams. Highlights include updates to the PALS Support Center, new lending and replacement lending slips, Islandora growth, and Leech Lake Tribal College joining the Consortium.
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