We have begun implementing the changes recommended by the attendees at our iBistro meeting. Most are still on the test server for comments. We did immediately implement a change to the time out procedure that has been a huge improvement. Feedback from member library staff has been very positive.
World Languages Catalog
We have received
notification from the New Jersey State Library that the joint
application by BCCLS and LMxAC for the continued development of the World Language Catalog has been approved in the amount of $25,000. More details will follow once we have received the signed contract. There will be an informational meeting on the World Language Catalog held in early September.
Baker & Taylor
18 member libraries are
participating in the TitleSource 3 program.
Training begins on August 14th and we hope to have libraries
transferring bibliographic records to us very shortly after that.
In July we made 16 troubleshooting visits to 10 different libraries. There was .5 hour of planned downtime on August 3rd for server maintenance.
Other measures of activity include:
1. New Items Added 21121
2. Bib Records Added by LMxAC 3667
3. New Bib Records Added (Total) 5772
4. New User Records Added 5592
Upgraded to full
6. Duplicate records merged 835
7. Inventory Reports 66
8. API reports 3
In the last month I have participated in the following meetings:
New Director Orientation w/Susan
Conference Call w/Tecker Consultants July 26
NJLA Public Policy Committee July 26
LMX Meeting July 27
Conference Call w/Tecker Consultants Aug 6
INFOLINK Planning Committee Aug. 9
NJLA PPC Funding Subcommittee Aug. 9