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OLIS report
« on: November 14, 2012, 10:24:36 AM »
SUNY Office of Library and Information Services
Report to SUNY Librarians Association 
John Schumacher (john.schumacher@suny.edu)
November 16, 2012

SUNYConnect LMS and Related Activities
•   For schedules and additional information about the Aleph hardware upgrade see http://wiki.sln.suny.edu/x/AwPb; conference calls were held earlier this month for any campus/librarian interested in more information;
•   Record loading instructions/guidelines have been provided to some of the SUNYConnect ebrary subscribers;
•   The University at Buffalo has worked with SUNY System Administration and OLIS to include their catalog in the SBII Library Project (http://www.suny.edu/analytics ); for more information see
http://wiki.sunyconnect.suny.edu/display/OLIS/SBII+-+SUNY+Business+Intelligence+Initiative

OLIS – SCLD – SUNY Library Community Collaborations
•   The Shared Cataloging and Authorities Task Force committee charge and membership can be found at
http://scld.files.wordpress.com/2012/09/shared-cataloging-and-authorities-task-force_201200912.docx
•   Discovery Systems Task Force committee charge – http://scld.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/discovery-task-force-charge-rev.docx
Task Force membership is Kathy Gundrum (Project Manager), Michelle Eichelberger (Genesee; community college representative), Kristy Lee (New Paltz; comprehensive colleges rep.), Laura Murray (OLIS), Chris  Poehlmann (Albany; university centers/doctoral rep.), John Schumacher (OLIS), Joe Williams (Maritime; tech colleges rep.)
•   Initial meetings for these two groups are being scheduled.

Electronic Resources 
•   The SCLD Shared Collections Task Force is seeking input on a survey regarding possible shared nursing ebook collections https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/V9VGPG3 Survey ends 11/19/12;
•   ProQuest is on state contract http://www.ogs.state.ny.us/purchase/snt/awardnotes/7910022525can.HTM ; the vendor indicates that they are striving to add Serials Solutions’ software to the contract;
•   Still awaiting full information/clarification regarding licensed ebook collections via EBSCO for SUNYConnect libraries;
•   Discount offer for Thieme E-Book Library: Flexibook Atlases & Textbooks (http://ebooks.thieme.com/ )
http://wiki.sunyconnect.suny.edu/download/attachments/5112826/Thieme+E-Book+Library+2013+Proposal.pdf


News (OLIS, SUNYConnect, and other)
•   “the library is bigger than anything we think it is” http://www.sunyconnect.suny.edu/sunyergy/default55.htm


SUNYConnect Information / Resources
•   For additional information about SUNYConnect
http://www.SUNYConnect.suny.edu/
   http://www.sunyconnect.suny.edu/sunyergy
•   OLIS’ Footprints Service Request System http://service.sunyconnect.suny.edu/footprints/help.html
•   OLIS Support Portal
http://wiki.sunyconnect.suny.edu/display/OLIS/Support+Portal
•   SUNYConnect union catalog
http://search.sunyconnect.suny.edu/ 
•   The OLIS web log - http://blog.sunyconnect.suny.edu