Weekly Update — September 13, 2016

More input needed

At the request of the Executive Committee, we are soliciting additional input for the Patron Services Committee to consider for future amendments to the Circulation Matrix. Please take 2-3 minutes and share your thoughts:

Circ Mods Survey: Audiobooks and Equipment

2016 Fall Cataloging Roundtable

Please register now for the 2016 Fall Cataloging Roundtable webinar on October 13, 2016. The roundtable will open at 10am EDT with a 1 hour training and then open discussion will follow. This fall’s roundtable, featuring Monica Boyer (JCPL) and Britta Dorsey (TTPL), will refresh your memory on merging bibliographic records in Evergreen and will explore other parts of the Record Buckets module as well. It will also cover the best ways to transfer your volumes and items, helping to keep your work efficient and your statistics accurate.

Get your registration in now for the 2016 Regional Roundtables!

We’re looking forward to seeing you all at this year’s Regional Roundtables!

  • Northwest: September 23, 2016, 10am-Noon, EDT; Culver-Union Township Public Library, Culver, IN
  • Northeast: September 29, 2016, 10am-Noon, EDT; Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County, Angola, IN
  • Southeast: October 20, 2016, 10am-Noon, EDT; Jackson County Public Library, Seymour, IN
  • Central: October 21, 2016, 10am-Noon, EDT; Mooresville Public Library, Mooresville, IN
  • Southwest: October 28, 2016, 10am-Noon, CDT; Spencer County Public Library, Rockport, IN

Registration is now open (click on the links above); space is limited. We look forward to seeing all of you there!

Migration News

Show off your cataloging skills at a cataloging party on September 22, 2016 afternoon at Walkerton-Lincoln Township Public Library! WKRTN is cataloging directly into Evergreen Indiana as part of their migration. Please let Anna know if you would like to join us and help out with some copy cataloging that day.

Committee News

The Patron Services Committee will meet at 10am at Greenwood Public Library on September 20, 2016. Subjects under discussion will include the Circulation Matrix, upcoming trainings, the Circulation Manual, and the DVD transit pilot.

Maintenance Notice

The next Evergreen software upgrade has been scheduled for December 31, 2016-January 1, 2017. All library access to the database will be suspended during that window.

Upcoming Evergreen Indiana Training Opportunities

September 27
Advanced Cataloging, Part I, 9am-Noon, Webinar. You must register for and attend both parts to be eligible for your Cat1 and receive your 6 TLEUs.
September 28
Advanced Cataloging, Part II, 9am-Noon, Webinar. You must register for and attend both parts to be eligible for your Cat1 and receive your 6 TLEUs.
October 13
Fall 2016 Cataloging Roundtable, 10am-Noon, Webinar [1 TLEU].