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OLIS report
« on: November 15, 2010, 10:23:10 AM »
SUNY Office of Library and Information Services
Report to SUNYLA Executive Board/Council 
John Schumacher (john.schumacher@suny.edu)
November 19, 2010

Strategic Planning – SUNY Libraries
•   Notes and other resources related to SUNY library strategic planning can be found at http://scld.wordpress.com/

SUNYConnect LMS and Related Activities
•   Union Catalog –
SUNYCatalog,  a union catalog replacement system using the WorldCat API is available at http://search.sunyconnect.suny.edu/   A z39.50-based look-up is being implemented to provide a workaround to issues related to the WorldCat API and FRBR-ized holdings;
•   ebrary MaRC records – subscribing campuses are being surveyed in preparation for the loading of the records (by OLIS);
•   Upgrade to Aleph version 20 (tentative dates) -
~Planning, analysis, development and testing - (2010)
~Campus upgrade schedule - (announced February 2011)
~Production sites upgraded - (June - August 2011)
•   Reclamation (phase 2)
Good progress is being made on phase 2 (IDS campuses on shared servers that have not gone through the process) of OCLC Reclamation.

Electronic Resources 
•   Biomed Central memberships – The open access publisher Biomed Central has presented discounted pricing for membership http://www.biomedcentral.com/info/libraries/membership
•    Cold calls – recent “cold calls” received related to library electronic resources – AdData Reference, BCC Research, IHS (engineering standards), Journal of Visualized Experiments, Mergent InvestorEdge, Newspaper.ARCHIVE.com, Oxford University Press, Pier Professional, Swets (ebooks);
•   The 360Link “SUNY Science Direct Titles” list was updated in October (update included new titles added as part of the 2010 ScienceDirect title swap).
 
SUNYergy and Open Access Week
•   http://www.sunyconnect.suny.edu/sunyergy/default47.htm





OLIS
•   OLIS returned to their offices on November 9, 2010 after the Columbus Day weekend flooding of SUNY Plaza;
•   http://www.suny.edu/powerofsuny/phase4.cfm http://www.suny.edu/powerofsuny/framework/tt_InformationTechnology.cfm

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://www.sunyconnect.suny.edu/support/
•   SUNYConnect union catalog
http://union.sunyconnect.suny.edu:8080/F
•   OLIS Documents Area
http://www.sunyconnect.suny.edu/olisdocs/
•   The OLIS web log - http://www.sunyconnect.suny.edu/blog/