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John Schumacher

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OLIS report (in text and attached)
« on: March 18, 2014, 02:09:55 PM »
SUNY Office of Library and Information Services
Report to SUNY Librarians Association 
John Schumacher (
March 21, 2014

SUNYConnect LMS and Related Activities
•   Extensive efforts are ongoing in regard to the One Bib/Shared catalog project; this includes data analysis, planning and specification of technical environment and ongoing project analysis/revision;
•   Committee work in regard to the One Bib/Shared catalog project is also ongoing; groups are working on revised work procedures as well as policy documents in the context of the new bibliographic set-up;
•   A proof of concept system is in the works, using a subset of SUNY catalogs to test the One Bib/Shared catalog.

EBSCO Discovery Service
•   Phase 2 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;
•   In place for of EDS/LinkSource implementations: The SUNY Digital Repository, two ebrary collections, SUNY ScienceDirect Titles (holdings information);
•   Work is underway to include the following as part of EDS/LinkSource implementations: Springer book cataloging (2005-2010 imprints);
•   EDS training session (3/4/14) included librarians from 9 SUNY campuses; there is space available for the 3/28/14 training session in Albany.

Electronic Resources 
•   Discounted pricing has been received from the vendor of Films on Demand; similar pricing has been requested from Alexander Street Press (for their collection of videos across academic disciplines);
•   New York Times site license offer: vendor has agreed to consider SUNY as a single entity in regard to determining bulk discount pricing;
•   Get in touch if your library would like to participate in the next round of the shared nursing ebook collection program (vendor - Stat!Ref) that will potentially commence August 1, 2014;

Open SUNY and Related Activities
•   The Open SUNY launch was part of 2014 State of the University address;
•   SCLD is planning a discussion/forum on Open SUNY as part of their Spring 2014 meeting;
•   Provide your feedback, comments, questions regarding Open SUNY
• is available (including Course/Degree Navigator);

SUNYConnect Information / Resources
•   For additional information about SUNYConnect
•   OLIS’ Footprints Service Request System
•   OLIS Support Portal
•   SUNYConnect union catalog 

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