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  • Define terms –Millennium, Encore, Innovative Classic catalog -- Millennium
  • Chart of the hierarchy
  • Thousands of libraries in over 50 countries are using Innovative.
  • New York Public Library consists of 87 libraries. 3 rd largest public library in USA (behind the Library of Congress & Boston Public Library) The new system is “scalable” A large library like NYPL with 87 branches can use it as well as a single library, much smaller than FML. This is one of the great features of the software.
  • New York Public Library consists of 87 libraries. 3 rd largest public library in USA (behind the Library of Congress & Boston Public Library) The new system is “scalable” A large library like NYPL with 87 branches can use it as well as a single library, much smaller than FML. This is one of the great features of the software.
  • Google is the most powerful website on the Internet. Yet, it looks like a basic page any kid could create.
  • Simple yet elegant interface like Google.
  • In the old days it took hours to sort through titles, authors, subjects, If you had a name or a subject wrong, we may not be able to find it. Example: If you were looking for “cookbooks” you’d have to know the official subject term is “cookery.” Go to the bakery to do some cookery
  • Jodi Picoult – My Sister’s Keeper The brain uses association…keywords. Encore mimics the brain
  • Kid looking to kill birds with a BB gun or a slingshot That’s checked out – how about: how to kill a woodpecker?
  • If you’re only using keywords, you need to be able to drill down to your results. General keyword – angels and demons dvd – drill down
  • Remember “cookery” “ Joy of Cooking” Tags will be monitored.
  • Traditional Jewish collection, African-American collection, etc. “ Basic cooking” cookbook, cooking
  • If you’re in the Library, take it off the shelf and check it out. If you’re home, you can request it.
  • Go to the “Classic Catalog” log-in Go to “My Library” “ Suggest a Title for Purchase” “how to kill a woodpecker”
  • Not yet operational
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  • This was one of the attractive features of the new catalog.
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    • 1. Finding books, articles, DVDs and more in the 21 st Century Welcome to Encore (our new library catalog)
    • 2. Our New Library Catalog
      • Innovative Interfaces, Inc. produces the Millennium system
      • Millennium is an integrated library system (ILS) that includes a new circulation and cataloging system.
      • Encore is the search catalog tool you will be using!
      • The “Classic Catalog” brings you the Library Catalog’s Advanced Search Screens
    • 3.  
    • 4. “ Today, thousands of libraries of all types in over 50 countries rely on Innovative Interfaces's products, services, and support. “ Company Overview
    • 5. New York Public Library Brooklyn Public Library Yale Law School Library Pace University Library Some Libraries Using Encore
    • 6. Scalability From Innovative Interfaces : “ The most complete Integrated Library System on the market, scalable from small libraries to large consortia.”
    • 7. The transition to the new system involved the movement of literally hundreds of thousands of data items. Some features of the catalog will be phased in over time. Check our homepage for the latest updates. New Features will be phased in
    • 8. What is Web 2.0?
      • The term Web 2.0 is commonly associated with web applications that facilitate interactive information sharing, interoperability, user-centered design, and collaboration on the World Wide Web.
    • 9. Web 2.0 Web: Participate
    • 10. Web 2.0 Catalog—User Driven
      • You add Tags (keywords)
      • You add Comments
      • You Rank and Rate Items in the Collection
      • You Keep Your Own Reading/Viewing History
      • You Renew Items Yourself
      • You Suggest Purchases
      • You Pay Fines online with a credit card.
      • You check Amazon or “Google Preview”
    • 11. Single search box If you’re familiar with Google…
    • 12. Single search box (like Google) You’ll like Encore!
    • 13. Encore
      • No need to distinguish between author, title, or subject
      • Uses ‘tags’ (which are similar to keywords)
      • Can add your own “tags”
      • Sorts results
      • Encore suggests alternate searches for you to consider
    • 14. Example: Author’s last name and one word from the title
    • 15. Suggests similar titles to you…
    • 16. Encore automatically corrects spelling errors
    • 17. Narrowing In Your Results Refine your search by – format, availability, language, date, and more.
    • 18. Using Tags to Narrow In Further Popular Choices Suggested titles that match your search including those most recently added. Narrow by Tags (related subjects)
    • 19. What are Tags?
      • Tags comes from the item’s subject headings
      • Tags are added by other users (Like You!)
      • They help describe the item
      • You can use them to narrow your search
      • You can add tags, too!
        • Sign into your account
        • Click on the title of the item, or click on “more info”
        • Click on “Add a Tag”
    • 20. Add your tag in the Community tag box
    • 21. Rate an item on a scale of 1 to 5 stars
    • 22. Availability Check to see if the item is available for checkout
    • 23. If the item is not available, click on “Request it” Placing a Hold
    • 24. If you don’t find what you need, please suggest a purchase
    • 25. To Request an Inter-Library Loan, Start in the Classic catalog
    • 26. Verify Titles in other library catalogs
    • 27. Search By Title/Author, etc.
    • 28. Sample Title Search
    • 29. Sample Title Results
    • 30. Request Item
    • 31. Request Accepted
    • 32. Inter-Library Loan Request Form
    • 33. Provide Title, author, etc. You type in the title or author in the form provided
    • 34. You will be able to Renew items Yourself
    • 35. Renew items under your account
    • 36. Check Your Record
    • 37. Family-Linked Records
      • Millennium Circulation offers the optional capability to create a “Family Record Group,” which consists of several linked Patron Records.
      • This feature enables library staff to link two or more related Patron Records and then quickly view the checked-out items, fines, and bills associated with a household or other group. The feature can assist parents responsible for their children's circulation activity.
    • 38. Please make Comments and suggestions. This is your catalog!
    • 39. You will be able to pay fines over $2 online with your credit card
    • 40. Using the Cart
      • Use if you’d like to print out a list of items or send them to an email account
      • Click on “Add to Cart” for each of your selections
      • Click on the cart in the upper right hand corner
      • Fill in the email address and a subject for the email
      • You can request full text or brief text formatting
    • 41. My Cart has 0 items
    • 42. Enter the email address and subject, then click send.
    • 43. Find Magazine articles too…
    • 44. Find Web Images
    • 45. Language Settings You can choose which language you want to use for searching. More languages will be added.
    • 46. Logging in or signing in
      • You can log in or sign in to your account.
      • Click on “Login” in the upper right hand corner: enter your library card and “pin” (usually the last four digits of your phone)
      • You can add tags
      • You can check your library record. See the items you have checked out, items on hold for you, etc.
    • 47. Log in to your account at top right hand corner
    • 48. At the Log in screen Enter your library barcode number Enter your Pin (usually the last four digits of your phone number).
    • 49. You will be able to check your Library Account here – to see what items you have checked out, on hold, etc.
    • 50. You will have the option of searching the classic catalog if you prefer
    • 51. To learn more about a title, click on the Title or “More info”
    • 52. Full details are provided about an item
    • 53. With community tagging, commenting and your purchase suggestions , Encore invites users to participate in the discovery process in a whole new way. You can add tags that enrich descriptions, making it easier to find library holdings. For example, you might add a tag “Jewish Traditional” or “African -American History.” We invite you to participate!
    • 54. Your collaboration will extend the reach of the library and enable us to offer better and more accurate services to you! Get involved!