By Flora Nunn CSU Chico hired a new staff for Interlibrary Services Lending and Reserves. Karen started in May and hit the deck running. She is learning quickly and is enthusiastic about working here. She comes to us with 12 years of experience working for libraries within Butte County Schools in Chico. She is no … More Introducing Karen Wagner!
By Dawnelle Ricciardi, Sonoma State University Hi Everyone, In March, Gretchen Higginbottom and I went to the OCLC Interlibrary Loan conference in Jacksonville Florida. This is the conference that used to be called the Illiad conference, but last year and this, OCLC focused on presenting information on Tipasa, the cloud-based platform that will replace Illiad. … More Notes on Tipasa
Hello I-SPIE community! I’m Meghann and I am excited to be the resource sharing coordinator at HSU. In 2013 I began working as a student assistant in ILL at Humboldt. Lina passionately introduced me to the work as a treasure hunter and I still find this description to be fitting. I find that interacting with … More Say Hello to Meghann!
You are Invited! What: I-SPIE 2018 When: July 19-20th with an optional social gathering on the evening of July 18th Where: Humboldt State University in Arcata, CA We are excited to see you all at Humboldt State University for I-SPIE 2018! We welcome you to join us on the redwood coast with the county hosting … More I-SPIE Conference 2018
After 27 years in Interlibrary Loan, Darlene Nowak will be retiring from her work as the Resource Sharing Unit Head at San Diego State University. Darlene started her work in ILL in 1990 after working for 10 years at Hewlett Packard. December 31st isn’t just the last day of 2017, it is Darlene’s last official day … More Farewell Darlene!
You probably heard that we have a new member of the Resource Sharing Functional Committee. Mallory DeBartolo is the new liaison to the Chancellors Office and she is bringing a wealth of knowledge about Alma to the team. The I-SPIE Web Committee felt that you all might want to get to know Mallory, and Priscilla … More Getting to Know Mallory DeBartolo
Update: A few bugs were found and Jeremy diligently tweaked and tested CleanSlips to create 4.6, which fixes the bugs, especially the ones effecting the sticker template. Please download 4.6 in the folder below. We have a new version of CleanSlips that has several requested enhancements. This new version has been added to the Alma … More CleanSlips 4.6
We are simultaneously happy and sad that Anya Arnold has accepted a position at EBSCO and will no longer be guiding us in Resource Sharing and CSU+. Anya has been a massive help in getting CSU+ up and running. She has shared her knowledge of Alma and experiences from other consortia to configure CSU+, answer … More Congratulations Anya!
By Jesi Brubaker Lorraine has been working for SDSU for 16 years. She has been working in ILL for over two years now. Her specialty is Lending. If you would like to contact her, you can at firstname.lastname@example.org. Jesi: If you didn’t have to sleep, what would you do with the extra time? Lorraine: I … More Getting to Know Lorraine Quintero at San Diego
Most of us are accustomed to statuses in ILLiad. If a request needs copyright cleared it is in the Awaiting Copyright Clearance queue with an Awaiting Copyright Clearance status and if an item is being search for on the shelf it has the In Stacks Search status. Alma also has statuses that alert staff to … More CSU+ Statuses