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  • 1.
  • 2. Presenters
    Rogan Hamby
    Systems Librarian, Florence County Library Systems
    Ray McBride
    Director, Florence County Library System
    President, SCLENDs
    President, South Carolina Association of Public Library Administrators
    Catherine Morgan
    Director, Division of Innovation and Technology, South Carolina State Library
  • 3. South Carolina
    • Population (2008 est) 4,479,800
    • 4. 46 Counties (39 county systems, 2 regional)
    • 5. 2 Public Library Consortiums (1 Evergreen, 1 Polaris)
    • 6. Economic and Educational Challenges
    • 7. Libraries are funded by counties and state aide
  • Florence, June 2008
    • Florence was evaluating new ILSes
    • 8. Invited Equinox to visit
    • 9. Opened the meeting up
    • 10. About 15 libraries attended
    • 11. Interest was high, many libraries were already thinking along similar lines
  • State Library Steps In
    • Provided Project Management
    • 12. Contract / Finance Management
    • 13. Provided LSTA funding
    • 14. Wiki / Tier 1 Help Desk
    • 15. Director of State Library, David Goble
  • Migration Environments
    Beaufort
    State Library
    Union
    York
    Calhoun
    Chesterfield
    Dorchester
    Florence
    Anderson
    Fairfield
    Unicorn
    Horizon
    TLC
    Polaris
    Infocentre
  • 16. Wave I – May 28th, 2009
    • Beaufort – 5 locations
    • 17. State Library – 1 location
    • 18. Union – 1 location
    • 19. 504,233 Item / Bib records
    • 20. 100,440 Patron records
  • Wave I - Challenges
    • Funding
    • 21. Administrative Structure
    • 22. Project Management
    • 23. Defining ourselves
    • 24. Deciding what to share
    • 25. Developing the model while building it
  • Wave I – Lessons Learned
    • Front line staff can not get
    too much training & prep
    • Expectations must be managed
    • 26. Public relations are critical
    • 27. Learn to ‘think green’ when cleaning data
    • 28. Learn to ‘think global not local’
  • WAVE II – Oct 15th, 2009
    • Calhoun – 1 location
    • 29. Chesterfield – 5 locations
    • 30. Dorchester – 2 locations
    • 31. York – 5 locations
    • 32. 329,278 Item / Bib records
    • 33. 194,284 Patron records
  • WAVE II – Challenges
    • Help Desk
    • 34. Learning what we don’t know
    • 35. Training for reports, systems administrators, and catalogers
    • 36. Communicating outside the box
    • 37. There is no ‘I’ in consortium … wait there is
  • WAVE II – Lessons Learned
    • Circ modifiers & Profiles
    • 38. SIP
    • 39. Humans need prefixes
    • 40. The game changes with more players
    • 41. Capacity planning is critical
  • WAVE III – Dec 3rd 2009
    • Anderson – 8 locations
    • 42. Fairfield – 2 locations
    • 43. Florence – 6 locations
    • 44. 431,508 Item / Bib records
    • 45. 185,066 Patron records
  • Wave III - Challenges
    • Bib record de-duplication
    • 46. Intra Consortial Loans
    • 47. Courier Expense
    • 48. Upgrades
    • 49. Future Planning
  • Wave III – Lessons Learned
    • Evergreen is MARC centric
    • 50. Libraries will grow together
    • 51. The consortium is a continual process
    • 52. You will find out how clean your bibs are
  • SCLENDs as of 2010/04/31
    • Patrons 491,687
    • 53. Item Records 2,037,567
    • 54. Circulation 2,261,526
  • SCLENDs Circulation
  • 55. Intra Consortium Loans ICLs
  • 56. ICL Courier Expenses
  • 57. The Other Side of Statistics
    “I love getting these books so fast.”
    “There’s soooo much more now.”
    “I’m still getting used to it but the staff have been so wonderful.”
  • 58. Questions

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