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OLIS report (in text and attached)
« on: November 18, 2013, 02:38:17 PM »
SUNY Office of Library and Information Services
Report to SUNY Librarians Association 
John Schumacher (john.schumacher@suny.edu)
November 20, 2013


SUNYConnect LMS and Related Activities
•   Thanks to participants at the regional meetings to review the One Bib/Shared catalog project (New Paltz-10/30, Hudson Valley-11/8, Potsdam-11/13, FIT-11/15, Alfred-11/20); upcoming – Suffolk-11/12, Buffalo-12/6, Syracuse;
•   Topics for these regional meetings include project update, discussion and questions, review of workflow/policy/procedure documents; thanks to the SUNY Council of Library Directors (SCLD) for their support of the meetings.

EBSCO Discovery Service
•   Phase 1 campuses have begun the process of implementing EDS;
•   Please remember to provide needed information as listed in the “Policy-Data Extracts for EDS Implementations” document as part of Footprints request for Aleph catalog extracts;
•   The SUNY Digital Repository will be a part of the EDS index/search system; other campuses that are implementing EDS and wish to have their digital repository included are urged to contact the vendor asap;
•   Serials Solutions has provided a blanket a-ok for SUNY institutions to send 360 data extracts to EBSCO for  A-to-Z and LinkSource implementation;
•   Work is underway to include the following as part of EDS/LinkSource implementations: the SUNY ScienceDirect Titles (holdings information), ebrary (Academic Complete and Community College collections) titles;
•   Please be aware that EBSCO is in the midst of upgrading and re-branding their A-to-Z/LinkSource software; Pubfinder (ca. November 2013) and Fulltext Finder (ca. January 2014).
 
Electronic Resources 
•   A handful of SUNYs have made use of a two-years-for-your-Opposing-Viewpoints-price database offer from Gale;
•   New York Times site license offer: vendor has agreed to consider SUNY as a single entity in regard to determining bulk discount pricing;
•   A couple of campuses made use of the recent ScienceDirect “title swap” option.

Open SUNY and Related Activities
•   SCLD is sponsoring a December 5, 2013 “summit on Open SUNY and SUNY libraries” in Albany; discussion and actions will focus on SCLD taskforce’s report/recommendations;
•   Provide your feedback, comments, questions regarding Open SUNY
•   See details/notes from the many Open SUNY regional meetings that occurred in the past few months;
•   Karen Gardner-Athey and Laura Murray have been participating in Instructional Design training.

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/ 

Links (in this document)
•   http://wiki.sunyconnect.suny.edu/download/attachments/18416096/Ebsco_spreadsheet_campus_questionnaire_by_phase_ns_20130822.xlsx
•   http://wiki.sunyconnect.suny.edu/download/attachments/18416096/Policy_Data_Extracts_for_EDS_Implementations.docx
•   http://dspace.sunyconnect.suny.edu/
•   https://docs.google.com/document/d/10FdqSU9xsFsSfQfABIlGTwMYFsm-d3bT-2QInR5fmlc/edit
•   http://commons.suny.edu/opensuny/feedback/
•   http://commons.suny.edu/opensuny
•   http://commons.suny.edu/opensuny/ontour/



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Re: OLIS report (in text and attached)
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2013, 08:50:38 AM »
Hello.

More on 12/5/13 Open SUNY summit at http://scld.wordpress.com/2013/11/18/open-suny-summit/

John