This month's Tip of the Month from the Training Committee provides a quick handout on how to use the High Demand Holds function in Sierra to see which titles your patrons are requesting that you might want to consider purchasing for your library. Please share with staff!
Great news -- SWAN’s (System Wide Automated Network) migration to a new ILS is complete!
Now that the dust has settled PrairieCat libraries can resume placing ILL requests in SWAN. A link to SWANs new Enterprise catalog along with a training document for how to go about placing holds in Enterprise can be found on SWAN page of the SHARE Illinois website.
Thank you for your assistance with last month’s survey of LLSAP member cataloging practices and needs. An amazing 277 responses were received!
RAILS is working to improve and expand cataloging services provided by your consortium in FY2016 and beyond. Your responses will help us better understand your library’s current cataloging practices in order to identify potential professional development opportunities and additional cataloging services.
This month's Tip of the Month from the Training Committee provides a review of what volumes are in PrairieCat, and why it is so important that all members link to volumes properly for holds to function correctly and for holdings to display correctly in Encore. Please share with staff!
The PrairieCat Training Committee is now providing a monthly feature on the website of a "Tip of the Month." Our tip for May 2015 is about the Teleforms call log function in Sierra / circulation. Please see the attached document for a brief review of how to find the Teleforms call log in a patron record.
The second annual Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference is fast approaching! Join your colleagues on June 4 and 5, 2015 at the Radisson in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Register at http://glrsc.org/registration. The registration fee increases to $95 after May 15, so don’t delay!
[The following was posted to the WORLDCAT-DISCOVERY-L OCLC mailing list on Friday, May 1, 2015]
OCLC offers a variety of WorldCat Discovery training resources to meet your personal training needs and help you make the most of everything WorldCat Discovery has to offer. You can choose from instructor-led or self-paced classes, video tutorials and documentation—all on WorldCat Discovery. Courses are available at no charge to OCLC member libraries. Dates and times for searching and configuration classes in May and June are listed below.