Inter-Library Loan System IST 616 Final Project Christine Santimaw
Northern NY Library Network
improve reference and research library resources and services
provide a means for interlibrary cooperative plans and services
regional multi-type library agency providing support and services necessary
service is provided to libraries in the seven counties of Northern New York
founded in 1965 by the NY State Regents
ICEPAC is one service offered by the Northern NY Library Network
NNYLN maintains and supports ICEPAC
ICEPAC is the North Country's cooperative online catalog
Intended for patrons of any age capable of using the system
Contains the holdings information of 305 libraries in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego, and St. Lawrence counties, including school, academic, public, hospital, and special libraries.
You can search all the libraries in Northern New York
certain groups of libraries
only your library's holdings
Search Boxes Easy to Use Give Drop Down Options One Search Title/Term Box Advanced Search Option Easy To Navigate Interface Quality
Sample results page of search title/term: etiquette
Easy to read
Numbered results, alphabetical by subject
Numbered results includes “see also” by related terms
Some pictures of particular items
Offers excerpts, reviews, annotations, and table of contents for some items
Shows dates of known items
Search results cover all media material (books, internet sources, video, audio and serials)
ICEPAC Structure Schools 71 Districts 46 School Library Systems 22 Public Library Systems 9 Other Library Systems NEW YORK STATE ICEPAC
This shows a sample of how ICEPAC comes together into one system.
All holdings from each library are sent to their School Library System Office and then forwarded from there to ICEPAC.
Sample page--Once you locate an item:
Title: Emily Post's Etiquette. Author: Post, Peggy, 1945-.
Title: Etiquette Edition: 17th ed., Rev. and updated / Peggy Post.
Publisher: New York : Harper Resource, c2004.
Collation: xv, 876 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note: Includes index.
Abstract: Presents a comprehensive guide to manners and good etiquette from Emily Post's great-granddaughter-in-law and contains advice on a number of issues including entertaining, raising children, social protocol, writing letters, and getting along with co-workers.
Grade Level: Adult Follett Library Resources.
Subject: Etiquette. Location Information
REF 395 POS
Cent Sq Mid Sch
You then select a library to borrow it from.
Advanced search options let you set your own limits. Advanced Search
There is support offered to librarians in the form of toll free numbers if they are experiencing technical difficulties
There are help options for individuals to use on the website.
ICEPAC Strengths Weaknesses
Contains holdings of 305 libraries
Searching is very simple
Enables you to search by author, title or subject
Can specify which library you would like
Accessible from any computer
Can’t order multiple copies of any materials
Intimidating for the first time user
Waiting time for item can vary and can take up to two weeks in some cases
Information obtained for this power point presentation by : ICEPAC Northern New York Online Catalog http://icepac.library.net/ Northern New York Library Network http://www.nnyln.net/memdir.html