A year of some big changes, some very visible, some hidden but important
End of 5 year contracts, time to re-evaluate Extra money from LSTA last two years bought subscriptions to Ancestry and Mango for Libraries Connect Ohio No extra LSTA after FY2013. So what gets cut? Committee began work in August 2012, ended March 2013 David Tolopeski Sandi Thompson Jeff Regensburger Tamar Kreke Kristen Pool
Were able to add some stuff, mostly because of attractive “bundle” pricing ALSO – geolocation authentication
Project started in 2006 We already have solutions for all but 2 of the remaining T1s, one DS3 already gone Wireless is the new thing SOMACS for existing circuits extended to 30 June 2015
New 10 GB network card for MX480 Not noticed, but more stable and verifiable than old solution (4 x 1 GB) $52,000 Also turns out to be handy for new statewide networking stuff...
Only Network Services affects us
Things we just keep right on doing...
Support Center personnel opened 1,424 tickets (compared to 2,183 last year) OPLIN employed new Copyright Infringement Alert System for notifications Spam abuse complaints were only 14%
Last year was 78 libraries, 265,000 messages
Still keeping Zimbra collaboration suite up to date Zimbra bought by VMware, but pledged to keep supporting open product
Since April 2008 Only service we charge for public libraries using the Web Kit service is 64 with 18 completed in FY 2013 As diverse as the libraries
Required by law to assist libraries, though no longer earmark in budget No grants this year, just OpenDNS Have never found a suitable central solution, have given grants to 40-50 libraries each year Meets our needs, doesn&apos;t slow the network, very flexible Have been able to adapt it to existing procedures in libraries
Reminder Small services, but can have big value E-rate 470 workshop Tues Nov 5
Public Library Fund (PLF) in FY 201 was the sam received in FY 2012 and will be the same amount transferred in FY 2014 and 2015. less than 10% of the OPLIN budget is used for administrative costs
Over 12,000 links collected since early OPLIN days (was Discover Ohio) Categories range from Agriculture to Government to Travel