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OLIS report (in text and attached)
« on: September 23, 2014, 10:02:29 AM »
SUNY Office of Library and Information Services
Report to SUNY Librarians Association 
John Schumacher (john.schumacher@suny.edu)
September 26, 2014


SUNYConnect LMS and Related Activities
•   Extensive efforts are ongoing in regard to the One Bib/Shared catalog project; this includes data analysis, record loading (1,174,222 bibliographic records), campus profiling, work on staff accounts, creation of a “one bib” GUI and ongoing project analysis/revision;  the project server environment has been established;
•   A detailed One Bib/Shared catalog project update was posted to sunyla-l and other email lists on September 10, 2014;
•   Take a look at the SUNYLA Conference session on the One Bib project;
•   “SUNYOne – diversifying the SUNY Library Collection” has added approximately 1500 first copy titles to the overall SUNY library collection; 8 SUNYs are participating in the current round of SUNYOne (commenced September 1, 2014); group includes at least one university center, health science center, comprehensive college, college of technology and community college.

EBSCO Discovery Service
•   Phase 3 of the EDS implementation was successful;
•   The SUNY EDS license officially started July 1, 2014;
•   A press release from EBSCO about the SUNY EDS license is expected October 6, 2014;
•    Thanks to Abby Smith (Potsdam) for assistance with the Films on Demand (Academic Collection) custom catalog;
•   Please get in touch if your library’s only Films on Demand subscription is the Career and Technical Education collection;
•   Custom catalog established for the SUNYConnect collection of Gale Virtual Reference Library titles;
•   Weekly SUNYConnect LMS catalog updates are being sent to EBSCO for the 50+ participating SUNY libraries;
•   SUNY EDS sites can be found here.

Electronic Resources 
•   SUNY has presented to Elsevier a counter-offer for a new ScienceDirect license;
•   New SUNYConnect electronic resource – “National Fire Codes Subscription Service All Access”; available to all students, faculty,  and staff;
•   Discounted pricing has been received from the vendor of Films on Demand;
•   Four additional campuses have joined the shared nursing ebook collection program (vendor - Stat!Ref); with 19 campuses participating, the number of simultaneous users was increased; the collection was increased by two titles and the license also includes unlimited access to the Board Vitals NCLEX RN test preparation online tool;

Electronic Resources (continued)
•   New subscription orders and renewals for Annual Reviews are underway;  please get in touch prior to October 15, 2014;
•   The SUNYConnect ScienceDirect title/holdings listing has been updated by EBSCO and ProQuest; a few data issues (involving Cell Press titles) are in process of being resolved.

Open SUNY and Related Activities
•   Welcome Alexander Cartwright, new SUNY provost (formerly from University at Buffalo);
•   For your attention: a SUNY implementation of the “affordable learning solutions” approach (from California);
•   Provide your feedback, comments, questions regarding Open SUNY


SUNYConnect Information / Resources
•   For additional information about SUNYConnect
http://www.SUNYConnect.suny.edu/
•   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://www.sunyla.org/sunyla_docs/conferences/presentations/sunyla14/t2_One_Bib.pptx     
•   http://wiki.sunyconnect.suny.edu/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=21925277
•   http://codesonline.nfpa.org
•   http://www.nfpa.org/catalog/product.asp?pid=NFCSSTERHB
•   http://wiki.sunyconnect.suny.edu/download/attachments/5112822/Films+on+Demand+Fall+2014.docx 
•   http://ffh.films.com/digitallanding.aspx
•   http://www.boardvitals.com/medical-board-reviews
•   http://www.boardvitals.com/nclex-rn-review-questions
•   http://wiki.sunyconnect.suny.edu/download/attachments/5112822/Annual+Reviews+2015+pricing+new+subscriptions.pdf
•   http://wiki.sunyconnect.suny.edu/download/attachments/5112822/Annual+Reviews+2015+renewal+pricing.xls
•   http://www.annualreviews.org/
•   http://www.suny.edu/suny-news/press-releases/july-2014/7-31-14-provost/board-and-chancellor-zimpher-announce-dr-alexander-cartwright-as-suny-provost.html
•   http://open.suny.edu/
•   http://opensunyals.org/
•   http://als.csuprojects.org/
•   http://commons.suny.edu/opensuny/feedback/
•   http://commons.suny.edu/opensuny

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Re: OLIS report (in text and attached)
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2014, 10:07:15 AM »
Hello.

I won't be able to participate in the meeting.
Let me know if there are any questions, etc.

Thanks,
John