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SCLENDS Evergreen 2010 conference presentation

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

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