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John Schumacher

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OLIS report (in text and as attachment)
« on: March 20, 2018, 02:47:26 PM »
SUNY Office of Library and Information Services
Report to SUNY Librarians Association 
John Schumacher (
March 23, 2018

SUNY Library Services Platform (LSP)
•   And, we’re off!  Kick-off meeting with Ex Libris and SUNY vanguard campuses occurred March 9, 2018; project contacts from Ex Libris have been assigned and introduced; weekly meetings have been scheduled and are underway; good luck to the LSP Implementation Team and the vanguard campuses;
•   LSP Update (March 1, 2018) webinar recording is available;
•   Significant product documentation on Alma and Primo is available at the Ex Libris Knowledge Center (no logon necessary);
•   Stay up to date on developments via LSP website, SLC website RSS feed and/or the new sunylsp email list;

Electronic Resources 
•   The Commercial Products Committee (CPC) is conducting a SUNYConnect database review; see below for more details;
•   Trial access to the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection is available (suny1/ebscotrial); please get in touch with statements of interest;
•   Details have been shared regarding upcoming renewal of discounted site license to The Chronicle of Higher Education;  and more soon regarding site license pricing for new subscribers (20% discount);
•   Cold calls and related inquiries – Does your library have (purchasing) interest in a new license for BrowZine, IBISWorld, OpenAthens, Ovid Nursing Community College Basic Journal Collection, PhilPapers, Yewno Unearth ?
Open Educational Resources / Open Access
•   SUNY/CUNY OER Showcase is scheduled for March 23rd;
•   SUNY OER workshops – Oneonta (March 23), Suffolk (April 28), Canton
(May 14), Geneseo (May 14), Morrisville (May 18) more information and free registration available;
•   The SUNY Board of Trustees are scheduled to take up an open access resolution during an upcoming Spring meeting;  look for webinar announcements on this subject including an event tentatively scheduled for March 26, 2018;

SUNY Libraries Consortium (SLC)
•   SLC full membership meeting – April 18-20, 2018 (Syracuse, NY);
•   Commercial Products Committee is on schedule to make SUNYConnect database recommendation to the SLC Board prior to their upcoming meeting (3/29/18);
•   The CPC is currently reviewing a cost sharing model for a possible purchase of the AAS historical archive;

•   Sympathies to Carey Hatch on the recent passing of his father;

SUNYConnect Information / Resources
•   For additional information about SUNYConnect, see our web site -
•   OLIS’ Footprints Service Request System
•   OLIS Support Portal
•   SUNYConnect union catalog 

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