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    • 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
    • South Carolina
      • Population (2008 est) 4,479,800
      • 46 Counties (39 county systems, 2 regional)
      • 2 Public Library Consortiums (1 Evergreen, 1 Polaris)
      • Economic and Educational Challenges
      • Libraries are funded by counties and state aide
    • Florence, June 2008
      • Florence was evaluating new ILSes
      • Invited Equinox to visit
      • Opened the meeting up
      • About 15 libraries attended
      • Interest was high, many libraries were already thinking along similar lines
    • State Library Steps In
      • Provided Project Management
      • Contract / Finance Management
      • Provided LSTA funding
      • Wiki / Tier 1 Help Desk
      • Director of State Library, David Goble
    • Migration Environments
      Beaufort
      State Library
      Union
      York
      Calhoun
      Chesterfield
      Dorchester
      Florence
      Anderson
      Fairfield
      Unicorn
      Horizon
      TLC
      Polaris
      Infocentre
    • Wave I – May 28th, 2009
      • Beaufort – 5 locations
      • State Library – 1 location
      • Union – 1 location
      • 504,233 Item / Bib records
      • 100,440 Patron records
    • Wave I - Challenges
      • Funding
      • Administrative Structure
      • Project Management
      • Defining ourselves
      • Deciding what to share
      • Developing the model while building it
    • Wave I – Lessons Learned
      • Front line staff can not get
      too much training & prep
      • Expectations must be managed
      • Public relations are critical
      • Learn to ‘think green’ when cleaning data
      • Learn to ‘think global not local’
    • WAVE II – Oct 15th, 2009
      • Calhoun – 1 location
      • Chesterfield – 5 locations
      • Dorchester – 2 locations
      • York – 5 locations
      • 329,278 Item / Bib records
      • 194,284 Patron records
    • WAVE II – Challenges
      • Help Desk
      • Learning what we don’t know
      • Training for reports, systems administrators, and catalogers
      • Communicating outside the box
      • There is no ‘I’ in consortium … wait there is
    • WAVE II – Lessons Learned
      • Circ modifiers & Profiles
      • SIP
      • Humans need prefixes
      • The game changes with more players
      • Capacity planning is critical
    • WAVE III – Dec 3rd 2009
      • Anderson – 8 locations
      • Fairfield – 2 locations
      • Florence – 6 locations
      • 431,508 Item / Bib records
      • 185,066 Patron records
    • Wave III - Challenges
      • Bib record de-duplication
      • Intra Consortial Loans
      • Courier Expense
      • Upgrades
      • Future Planning
    • Wave III – Lessons Learned
      • Evergreen is MARC centric
      • Libraries will grow together
      • The consortium is a continual process
      • You will find out how clean your bibs are
    • SCLENDs as of 2010/04/31
      • Patrons 491,687
      • Item Records 2,037,567
      • Circulation 2,261,526
    • SCLENDs Circulation
    • Intra Consortium Loans ICLs
    • ICL Courier Expenses
    • 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.”
    • Questions