Co-presented at the Innovative Users Group Conference, April 20, 2010.
Program Description: Many libraries already use program-specific macros to automate tasks in Millennium, OCLC, and other programs. While these macros help with task automation, they are limited to their specific programs. Several libraries have turned to 3rd party automation tools, including AutoIt, in efforts to automate tasks in Millennium and other programs. AutoIt is a Windows automation scripting language that has seen successful implementations at various libraries. This presentation will explore the various ways AutoIt is utilized in academic and public library settings as well as the benefits and consequences of using AutoIt for Millennium task automation.