Pioneer’s ProgressIt’s Like Finally Reaching Chimney Rock!Pioneer Consortium presentation NLA/NEMA 2010<br />
Extinction?<br />
April 2007 – All types of libraries met to discuss the merits of Open Source and explore the possibilities for Nebraska li...
Access to the source code is available for customization
A large community of developers and users collaborate to continually enhance the systems  </li></ul>History of Pioneer - P...
A 2009/10 Library Improvement Grant was awarded to seven public libraries that represented about 45% of Nebraska’s public ...
What we determined in our grant study:<br />Between the two main open source products – Evergreen or Koha – we selected Ko...
Five of the original seven libraries elected to implement Koha and chose LibLime/PTFS as the service provider<br />Our con...
http://vimeo.com/10958452 - Introduction <br />http://bywatersolutions.com/?p=580 - introduction<br />http://bywatersoluti...
http://bywatersolutions.com/?p=615<br />– importing marc records<br />http://bywatersolutions.com/?p=617<br />– copy catal...
http://www.screencast.com/users/neklstraining/folders/Jing/media/11c9fd10-ff51-4036-8885-6e90c712674e -checking items in<b...
See plenty of demo sites and OPAC websites at http://www.liblime.com/demos<br />LibLime in Action<br />
Only the five founding libraries will migrate in the first implementation<br />Letters of Interest from accredited public ...
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  1. 1. Pioneer’s ProgressIt’s Like Finally Reaching Chimney Rock!Pioneer Consortium presentation NLA/NEMA 2010<br />
  2. 2. Extinction?<br />
  3. 3. April 2007 – All types of libraries met to discuss the merits of Open Source and explore the possibilities for Nebraska libraries<br />The merits of Open Source Integrated Library Systems<br /><ul><li>Open Source software is available to anyone to download and use
  4. 4. Access to the source code is available for customization
  5. 5. A large community of developers and users collaborate to continually enhance the systems </li></ul>History of Pioneer - Part 1<br />
  6. 6. A 2009/10 Library Improvement Grant was awarded to seven public libraries that represented about 45% of Nebraska’s public library users<br />A consortium was formed to find out if an open source ILS was a viable alternative to the current ILS systems being used by the member libraries <br />History of Pioneer – Part 2<br />
  7. 7. What we determined in our grant study:<br />Between the two main open source products – Evergreen or Koha – we selected Koha<br />A scoping study gave us data to compare Koha to our existing ILS systems<br />Set up a data center (servers, staff) to implement the ILS or have operations and maintenance hosted? – we chose the latter!<br />History of Pioneer – Part 3<br />
  8. 8. Five of the original seven libraries elected to implement Koha and chose LibLime/PTFS as the service provider<br />Our contract includes:<br />Setup, installation and configuration of a union catalog<br />Provide the latest and most robust version of Koha <br />Data migration and de-duping<br />Training<br />Host the system <br />Provide software maintenance, help desk support, and development<br />History of Pioneer – Part 4<br />
  9. 9. http://vimeo.com/10958452 - Introduction <br />http://bywatersolutions.com/?p=580 - introduction<br />http://bywatersolutions.com/?p=598 – OPAC demo<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pc-5Z_CCy3k&feature=related – basic searching<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rk9UZPAvWIg – advanced searching<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tu_qu4ABGc&videos=zHq9pG8v-l8&feature=BF – navigating search results<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3h62ziPD9c&feature=related – log into account<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3t4KLWKzco&playnext=1&videos=zHq9pG8v-l8&feature=mfu_in_order – leaving comments<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=on1Eiwq1XvU&feature=related – creating lists<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivfReYObvUw&videos=zHq9pG8v-l8&feature=BF – adding tags<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lz-B3xBoBq4&videos=zHq9pG8v-l8&feature=BF – virtual browsing<br />Koha OPAC Features & Modules<br />
  10. 10. http://bywatersolutions.com/?p=615<br />– importing marc records<br />http://bywatersolutions.com/?p=617<br />– copy cataloging<br />http://bywatersolutions.com/?p=630<br />– fast cataloging<br />http://bywatersolutions.com/?p=590<br />– printing spine label batches<br />Samples of Koha Cataloging Features & Modules<br />
  11. 11. http://www.screencast.com/users/neklstraining/folders/Jing/media/11c9fd10-ff51-4036-8885-6e90c712674e -checking items in<br />http://www.screencast.com/users/neklstraining/folders/Jing/media/23bf25d7-3b39-41f2-805d-a79d7834e61c - checking items in with holds<br />http://www.screencast.com/users/neklstraining/folders/Jing/media/24858bf2-8924-4272-9ebe-4a1fb0bf8855 - checking items out<br />http://www.nexpresslibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/Nov09CheckOutvideo.swf - patron account features in staff client<br />http://www.screencast.com/users/neklstraining/folders/Jing/media/a8b7934a-6f0d-48c9-897e-85a53f926207 - run and pull holds pick list<br />Koha Circulation Features & Modules<br />
  12. 12. See plenty of demo sites and OPAC websites at http://www.liblime.com/demos<br />LibLime in Action<br />
  13. 13. Only the five founding libraries will migrate in the first implementation<br />Letters of Interest from accredited public libraries can be sent now for review starting in mid-2011<br />Non-public library additions starting in 2012<br />Send letters of interest to Steve Fosselman, Grand Island Public Library<br />Call for Additional Members<br />
  14. 14. Initial<br />$250 orientation<br />$750-$1,500 one-time setup charges<br />15 cents per bib migration<br />Annual Maintenance<br />Formula based on LSA, Revenues, Collection Size and Circulation<br />Minimum of $350 or 1% of Consortium budget<br />Basic Membership Costs<br />
  15. 15. For More InformationSteve Fosselmansf@gi.lib.ne.usGreg Mickells g.mickells@lincolnlibraries.org<br />

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