Weekly Update — December 22, 2016

Upgrade Training Video Released

The 2.11 Upgrade training video is now available for anyone who was unable to attend the webinars last week. Please note that due to the edited length, the video training is not eligible for LEU credit.

Watch the 2.11 Upgrade Training!

Holiday Closures

The Indiana State Library will be closed December 23-26, 2016 and December 31, 2016-January 2, 2017. During that time EI support staff will only be available in case of emergency. INfoExpress service will also be suspended on those dates. We wish you a very happy holiday season!

Committee News

The Patron Services Committee met at 10 am on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Greenwood Public Library. The meeting was recorded and may be viewed on YouTube.

All member libraries are invited to attend the committee meetings and provide feedback on issues under discussion!

Maintenance Notices

During the Authority Control implementation, scheduled December 2-December 28, 2016, catalogers are reminded not to update existing bibliographic records. An FAQ about the process and available functions was released to the Cataloging listserv on 11/28/16. Please watch for updated timeline notices on the listservs.

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. Please check out the Upgrade 2.11 webpage for instructions and training information.


Registration is now open for the 2017 Evergreen International Annual Conference, and the conference committee is soliciting presentation proposals through January 13, 2016.