May 10, 2011
Attendees: Peter Bushnell, Jane Anne Carey, Hikaru Nakano, Jimmie Lundgren, Betsy Simpson, Doug Smith, Priscilla Williams, Naomi Young
Naomi and Priscilla reported on the recent BIBCO/CONSER Operations Committee meeting. Much of the discussion dealt with preparations for a possible RDA implementation and the need for PCC guidelines.
CMG reviewed the plan for the Connexion upgrade. Greg is part of the IT group testing all applications, including Connexion, to make sure there are no problems using them with Windows 7. When the testing is completed, IT will distribute the new staff computers. The Connexion upgrade will be part of the image for CatMet computers. Afterward, those staff not receiving new computers will get Windows 7 and the Connexion upgrade.
- Egolf: a new 40 hour/week OPS employee started May 9; project is moving along at approximately 150 titles/week.
- Education reclass: Naomi is working on the list of titles from Education; she'll forward to Priscilla as new call numbers are assigned; Terri tested the label software and is ready to produce labels.
- ALF zero OCLC pilot: Doug said the books have been received, but none have been reviewed yet while working through other ALF problem books from the Dedup Team.
The record extraction for Google is on hold until Google is ready to work on new partnerships.
Hikaru is working with HR to set up a group session to view the Cataloging Icky Things ALCTS Webinar.
Discovery tool pilot
The library's technology fee proposal to pilot a discovery tool (e.g., Summon) was funded by the University. Diane Bruxvoort will appoint a task group to implement the pilot.