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John Schumacher

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OLIS report (in text and attached)
« on: September 18, 2012, 01:56:44 PM »
Hello.
I will be unable to participate in the meeting.  As always, get in touch with questions or comments.
John

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SUNY Office of Library and Information Services
Report to SUNY Librarians Association 
John Schumacher (john.schumacher@suny.edu)
September 21, 2012

SUNYConnect LMS and Related Activities
•   Aleph hardware upgrade process is progressing; upgrades are necessary as current servers are old and system is outgrowing  their capacity;
•   Service Pack 3723 upgrade has been completed for campuses on the shared servers;
•   The OLIS has been working with Ex Libris, Syracuse University and SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry on ESF’s migration to the SUNYConnect LMS;

OLIS – SCLD – SUNY Library Community Collaborations
•   Work groups are being established for the following areas: a) workflow analysis regarding  a shared bibliographic/one record catalog and b) pros and cons of a SUNYConnect-wide discovery system;
•   The SUNYOne project (Diversifying the SUNY Collection) is back underway with 13 SUNY libraries participating;
•   The OLIS has heard presentations from major library discovery system vendors; additional information sessions with SUNY libraries using the discovery systems have been conducted or are in the works.
 
Electronic Resources 
•   SUNYConnect database access has been established for ESF;
•   The “SUNY Science Direct Titles” knowledgebase (Serials Solutions) was updated in September; the system tracks 2386 titles/holdings;
•   Available upon request – brochure/flyer for all (including newly licensed) EBSCO SUNYConnect resources as well as one detailing EBSCO’s current ebook offer;
•   The OLIS is currently requesting 2013 renewal and subscription information for Annual Reviews publications.

News (OLIS, SUNYConnect, and other)
•   Welcome the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry as we bring them into the SUNYConnect fold;
•   Seven SUNY librarians had successful Innovative Instruction Technology Grant proposals; congratulations! see http://www.suny.edu/provost/IITG.cfm for more information; Congratulations!
•   Welcome to Victoria Ossenfort, Lead Programmer Analyst (shared by OLIS and SLN).

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