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Expanding Possibilities
Through Collaboration
STEF MORRILL, DIRECTOR
SARA GOLD, COMMUNITY LIAISON & SERVICE SPECIALIST
What is WiLS?
•Member focused
•Non-profit
•Cooperative
Change #1: Location
•Physical
•Virtual: wils.wisc.edu  wils.org
Change #2: Affiliation
•Relationship with UW-Madison
Change #3: Board
Peg Billing
School District of Tomahawk
1048 East King Rd.
Tomahawk, WI 54487
715-453-2106
billingp@tomah...
Change #4: Business model
•Membership fees
•Setting fees for coming year
Planning
•Mission statement
•Values
•Service standards
•Strategic directions
Service orientation
•Turn ideas into action
•Innovation
•Cooperative development
•Consulting
Specific Services
•Cooperative Purchasing
•Database Subscription Management
•Experts Connection
•Shared Digital Collections
Cooperative Purchasing
•Members rated this most valued service
•Offer 500 databases from 100+ vendors
•70 vendors offer di...
What’s a CooPAC?
•Provide feedback and information related to cooperative
purchasing from their perspective and the perspe...
CooPAC Representation
9 committee members
•2 UW, 1 private college, 1 tech college, 2 public , 2
K12
•Diane Kastelic, Keno...
Database Subscription Management
•Core of Cooperative Purchasing Service
•Renewal pricing spreadsheets and prorated pricin...
Ex
EXPERTS CONNECTION
Shared Digital Collections
WISCONSIN PUBLIC LIBRARY CONSORTIUM
Project manager for the public library shared
ebook and aud...
Shared Digital Collections
(Possible development)
CESA 2 EBOOK COLLECTION
Creating a shared professional development
ebook...
How YOU Can Be Involved
Feedback, Feedback, Feedback
• Sara: sgold@wils.org
• Stef: smorill@wils.org
Attend a regional mee...
What Do YOU Want and Need?
◦ Understanding the role of libraries/librarians in the Common Core
◦ Developing partnerships w...
How Else Can WiLS Help you Grow?
Please contact Sara Gold at sgold@wils.org 608.616.0355 for:
New subscriptions, renewal p...
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WILS: Expanding Possibilities Through Collaboration

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Given by Stef Morrill and Sara Gold for WEMTA, March 2014

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WILS: Expanding Possibilities Through Collaboration

  1. 1. Expanding Possibilities Through Collaboration STEF MORRILL, DIRECTOR SARA GOLD, COMMUNITY LIAISON & SERVICE SPECIALIST
  2. 2. What is WiLS? •Member focused •Non-profit •Cooperative
  3. 3. Change #1: Location •Physical •Virtual: wils.wisc.edu  wils.org
  4. 4. Change #2: Affiliation •Relationship with UW-Madison
  5. 5. Change #3: Board Peg Billing School District of Tomahawk 1048 East King Rd. Tomahawk, WI 54487 715-453-2106 billingp@tomahawk.k12.wi.us Nancy Kieraldo Madison Metropolitan School District Doyle Admin Building, Room 116 545 West Dayton Madison, WI 53703 608-663-1917 nkieraldo@madison.k12.wi.us Jennifer Peterson Menasha Joint School District 328 Sixth Street Menasha, WI 54952 920-967-1400 ext. 3008 petersonj@mjsd.k12.wi.us
  6. 6. Change #4: Business model •Membership fees •Setting fees for coming year
  7. 7. Planning •Mission statement •Values •Service standards •Strategic directions
  8. 8. Service orientation •Turn ideas into action •Innovation •Cooperative development •Consulting
  9. 9. Specific Services •Cooperative Purchasing •Database Subscription Management •Experts Connection •Shared Digital Collections
  10. 10. Cooperative Purchasing •Members rated this most valued service •Offer 500 databases from 100+ vendors •70 vendors offer direct order discounts •More transparency with pricing •Actively working to improve communication between vendor partners and members
  11. 11. What’s a CooPAC? •Provide feedback and information related to cooperative purchasing from their perspective and the perspective of their library type. •Provide input on licensing, pricing structures, and other terms that WiLS negotiates with vendors on behalf of members. •Review service fee structures and advise the board and staff on appropriate and sustainable models. •Advise WiLS staff on potential new service directions and developments.
  12. 12. CooPAC Representation 9 committee members •2 UW, 1 private college, 1 tech college, 2 public , 2 K12 •Diane Kastelic, Kenosha Unified School District •Melissa Matz, Elmbrook School District
  13. 13. Database Subscription Management •Core of Cooperative Purchasing Service •Renewal pricing spreadsheets and prorated pricing to align subscription dates •Allows districts and schools to streamline subscriptions by renewing across vendors with one PO
  14. 14. Ex EXPERTS CONNECTION
  15. 15. Shared Digital Collections WISCONSIN PUBLIC LIBRARY CONSORTIUM Project manager for the public library shared ebook and audiobook collection for WI 2013 checkouts for audio and ebooks topped 2.15 million The WI Digital Library ranks worldwide: #2 in checkouts #11 in collection size #2 in registered users 92,502 items in collection as of March 1, 2013 HORTICULTURE LIBRARY CONSORTIUM Group of 3 Horticulture libraries in PA and Delaware: •Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA •Pennsylvania Horticulture Society, Philadelphia, PA •Mount Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE
  16. 16. Shared Digital Collections (Possible development) CESA 2 EBOOK COLLECTION Creating a shared professional development ebook collection for CESA 2 coop members WiLS is helping CESA 2 establish: •Collection Policy for Digital Materials •Criteria for vendor selection •Titlelists •Defining scope of and audience for collection SCHOOL EBOOK PROJECT In talks with RL&LL to move forward with a statewide ebook project More to come in 2014
  17. 17. How YOU Can Be Involved Feedback, Feedback, Feedback • Sara: sgold@wils.org • Stef: smorill@wils.org Attend a regional meeting Fall 2014 • 6 meetings held around the state between Sept 22 –October 24 Stay in-the-know by signing up for the WiLS Weekly Message. Email Lisa Marten at lmarten@wils.org Follow us on twitter @wilscommunity
  18. 18. What Do YOU Want and Need? ◦ Understanding the role of libraries/librarians in the Common Core ◦ Developing partnerships with public libraries, community groups that work with students during out-of- school time i.e. preventing summer reading loss ◦ Building and sustaining virtual collections ◦ How to vision, plan and build K12 libraries and design library programs in a 1:1 mobile environment. ◦ How to stay current with newest technology ◦ Redesigning library spaces for the modern student ◦ Designing coursework to build library online learning skills through partnerships in the community that would link learning objectives to real world application. Preparing students for success in college and careers.
  19. 19. How Else Can WiLS Help you Grow? Please contact Sara Gold at sgold@wils.org 608.616.0355 for: New subscriptions, renewal pricing, information on what databases will best support your curriculum, ebooks and digital audiobook collections, partnerships, project ideas and feedback Lisa Marten at lmarten@wils.org 608-216-8399 for: Billing issues, invoices, sign up for weekly messages, event registration Stef Morrill at smorrill@wils.org 608-216-8319 for: Big picture planning, facilitation, feedback

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