Minutes of Smathers
Middle Managers Meeting
December 5, 1996

Present: John Ashcraft, Denise Bennett, Rich Bennett, Stacey Carr, Robena Cornwell, Bill Covey, Michele Crump, Carol Drum, Frank DiTrolio, David Fuller, Stephanie Haas, Winston Harris, Barry Hartigan, Yael Herbsman, David Hickey, Dot Hope, Martha Hruska, Mari Marsh, Richard Phillips, Colleen Seale, Carol Whitmer for Suzanne Brown

Silver Platter Presentation By Craig Flansbury
  1. Web addresses - www.silverplatter.com http://webspirs.silverplatter.com/ws30b5/webspirs.html
  2. Mission is to provide desktop access to electronic information
  3. Brochure which was distributed at presentation is available by contacting craigf@silverplatter.com
  4. WEBSPIRS is gateway for WEBLUIS
  5. Collaborating with FCLA to develop interface between ERL and Registrar student database to provide authentication and hook to holdings utilizing ID code. FCLA is doing the major portion of the development. SilverPlatter SQL is ready to go out. Requires the use of Z39.50. Z39.50 protocol is not currently in production at FCLA, works going out, but not going in.
  6. Documentation is up on the SilverPlatter home page. Guest account is available for use, thirty day trials
  7. Searching in multiple databases simultaneously - does not currently de-dup the result set, should be fixed in the April release.

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