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OLIS report (in text and attached)
« on: June 01, 2015, 11:05:15 AM »
SUNY Office of Library and Information Services
Report to SUNY Librarians Association 
John Schumacher (john.schumacher@suny.edu)
June 3, 2015

SUNYConnect LMS and Related Activities
•   OLIS and SCLD executive board will be reviewing vendor responses to SUNY’s Request for Information soliciting information from next generation library management system vendors;
•   Public versions of vendors’ RFI responses will be made available to the SUNY library community;
•   OLIS will provide updates on the shared catalog/single bib project at the SUNYLA Conference.

EBSCO Discovery Service
•   All campuses have at least initial configuration of the EBSCO tool Curriculum Builder (reading list interoperability between CMS (Bb, etc.) and EDS); the vendor hosted and supported version of the tool is available to all interested SUNY EDS campuses at no additional charge (through June 2017);
•   EBSCO and Northern NY Library Network are looking into the feasibility of including the New York Historic Newspaper content in EDS;
•   Some of the SUNY EDS sites can be found here.

Full-Text Finder (EBSCO)
•   See EBSCO’s schedule of training sessions; including ones on Full Text Finder.

Electronic Resources 
•   Renewal costs of shared nursing ebook program have been received from the vendor (STAT!Ref); contact OLIS Liaison if you are interested in participating;
•   Scopus is available to all SUNY ScienceDirect campuses; “Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature” [vendor website];
•   ArtStor “Shared Shelf” amendment to SUNY-ArtStor contract being finalized; vendor has agreed to an additional discount;
•   Kanopy demand driven acquisition program offer (initiated by Western NY 3R) is available to all SUNY libraries;
•   Update to SUNY ScienceDirect knowledgebase (May 2015) has been sent to ProQuest and EBSCO;
•   Cold calls (and related) – please contact the OLIS Liaison if you are interested in one or more of the following: American Academy of Pediatrics, NEJM Journal Watch, Statista (initial contact with vendor has been made).

Open SUNY and Related Activities
•   Open SUNY Executive Director, Kim Scalzo is scheduled to start later this month;
•   Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OERs) course was facilitated by Karen Gardner-Athey and included librarian, instructional designer and teaching faculty participants;
•   Open SUNY Affordable Learning Solutions on “adopting OERs;
•   OER community/content is now included in the SUNY Digital Repository; see this link for more information on participating;
•   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)
•   https://sunyla2015.wordpress.com/   
•   http://www.ebscohost.com/discovery/customization/curriculum-builder
•   http://wiki.sunyconnect.suny.edu/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=21925277
•   https://ebscotraining.webex.com/mw0401lsp12/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=ebscotraining
•   http://www.ebscohost.com/discovery/technology/full-text-finder
•   http://www.statref.com/
•   http://www.elsevier.com/online-tools/scopus
•   http://www.artstor.org/sharedshelf
•   https://www.kanopystreaming.com/
•   http://wiki.sunyconnect.suny.edu/download/attachments/5112822/Kanopy+offer+2015.docx
•   https://www.aap.org/en-us/professional-resources/publications-and-journals/pages/publications-and-journals.aspx
•   http://www.jwatch.org/about/journal-watch
•   http://www.statista.com/
•   http://www.cvent.com/d/drq011
•   http://opensunyals.org/adoptingoers.html
•   https://dspace.sunyconnect.suny.edu/handle/1951/65009
•   http://opensunyals.org/oer_sdr.html
•   http://commons.suny.edu/opensuny/feedback/
•   http://commons.suny.edu/opensuny