Nekls Tech Day Visual Version 08

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Nekls Tech Day Visual Version 08

  1. 1. State Library of Kansas Wassup?** ** What’s cool & new at SLK? ** Patti Butcher
  2. 2. New Services & Projects <ul><li>Website! Federated Search! NO KSLC needed! </li></ul><ul><li>New databases! </li></ul><ul><li>mp3 & iPod audiobooks! </li></ul><ul><li>Hybrid KS Library Catalog! </li></ul><ul><li>Brand new WebJunction - Web 2.0 tools + Twitter! </li></ul><ul><li>Homework KS – new & improved! </li></ul><ul><li>HD Video Conferencing (ELMeR)! </li></ul><ul><li>E-rate Summit! </li></ul><ul><li>ILDP Resource Sharing/ Courier! </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Nitty Gritty Details…
  4. 4. SLK Website <ul><li>www.kslib.info </li></ul>
  5. 5. Federated Search
  6. 6. Behind the Scenes <ul><li>Uses geolocation authentication </li></ul><ul><li>Applies IP Address lookup </li></ul><ul><li>Can verify eligibility based on geographic location </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminates need for traditional library card / bar code </li></ul><ul><li>Provides 85% success rate for patrons </li></ul>
  7. 7. Kansas Library Card?
  8. 8. Not so fast!
  9. 9. New Databases!
  10. 10. Chilton’s Auto Repair
  11. 11. Chilton’s Auto Repair
  12. 12. Novelist
  13. 13. Audio books, Music & More
  14. 14. mp3 & Ipod audiobooks– yeah!! <ul><li>Coming Now! </li></ul>
  15. 15. Kansas Library Catalog - 2008 <ul><li>2008 – Hybrid Union Catalog: </li></ul><ul><li>903 libraries represented </li></ul><ul><li>5 million items </li></ul><ul><li>800+ libraries – static holdings information </li></ul><ul><li>70 libraries – Z target shelf status information </li></ul><ul><li>Goal = </li></ul><ul><li>800+ libraries </li></ul><ul><li>– Z target information </li></ul>
  16. 16. Hybrid Kansas Library Catalog
  17. 17. The NEW WebJunction Kansas
  18. 18. Follow SLK’s Blogs On Twitter On your computer & on your cell phone! Just Follow
  19. 19. Homework Kansas! Grades K-12! And Adult Learners!
  20. 20. Homework Kansas! Resources
  21. 21. Enhanced Library Meeting Rooms – ELMeR!
  22. 22. ELMeR Project! <ul><li>Survey of current 14 libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Site visits by BCR </li></ul><ul><li>Training materials and manual </li></ul><ul><li>Training provided to libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Watch for more info this fall! </li></ul>
  23. 23. E-rate Summit! <ul><li>Coordinated by BCR </li></ul><ul><li>National keynote speakers </li></ul><ul><li>Planned for late fall 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Grouped E-rate applications by region= more library participation/ more $$ for Kansas libraries </li></ul>
  24. 24. ILDP >Resource Sharing ! <ul><li>ILDP Task Force developing new plan for funds </li></ul><ul><li>Researching statewide courier delivery service </li></ul>Mission: “ Facilitate resource sharing and provide access to all types of library resources for residents of Kansas by supporting the purchase and delivery of materials.”
  25. 25. What’s on the horizon? <ul><li>Improved federated searching </li></ul><ul><li>Improved Subject Searching </li></ul><ul><li>Database training – regional systems & online </li></ul><ul><li>Regional ILS consortia – Z targets </li></ul><ul><li>Patron-initiated ILL </li></ul><ul><li>Larger ELMeR network/ training/manual </li></ul>
  26. 26. Questions? <ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul><ul><li>Patti Butcher </li></ul><ul><li> [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li> 785-296-3875 </li></ul><ul><li> IM: </li></ul>

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