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EDUCAUSE Live! Webinar Series

Collection of almost 200 Webinars cataloged by DALNET Practicum student Adrienne Radzvickas

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Kristy's Corrections

Corrections made this month for
commonly misspelled words in
the union catalog:

musue* / museu* (23 times)

perpect* / perspect* (19 times)

Barabara / Barbara (10 times)

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DALNET Details Newsletter
  The e-newsletter of the Detroit Area Library Network    

  April 2011

Upgrade Update for Horizon System

The DALNET office intends to install the test Horizon upgrade this month and the test HIP upgrade in May.  It is anticipated that members will have access to test catalogs in June.  Production upgrades are scheduled for the 4th of July weekend.   The Horizon Upgrade project page, including documentation, is now available in: Member Services.

Authority Project Underway

Authority Control

Backstage Library Works has been selected for the Authority clean-up project.  The project will include a one-time clean-up of bib and authority records as well as ongoing authority updates.  Testing is underway for the project.  The production load for the clean-up will span roughly mid-April through mid-May.  The DALNET office will provide updates and work parameters for the project once specific dates are known.  The Authority File project page is now available in: Member Services.

ERMes: Open Source Electronic Resource Management

ERMes is a free, open source electronic resource management software developed by librarians at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.  Check out ERMes or download it for free at: murphylibrary.uwlax.edu/erm/.

Preservation Week: April 24-30, 2011
Preservation Week

The American Library Association is celebrating Preservation Week on April 24-30, 2011. ALA organized the first Preservation Week in 2010 which was intended to “raise awareness of libraries’ role in connecting the general public to preservation information and expertise.” Also, the Library of Congress has created a YouTube channel dedicated to digital preservation.  If your institution would like to apply for a DALNET grant pertaining to Preservation Week, applications for the next round of grants are due April 15.  Forms and information are available at: www.dalnet.lib.mi.us/grants.
Did you know?
National Library Workers Day is Tuesday, April 12, 2011: www.ala-apa.org/nlwd/
Events Calendar
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
HIP Upgrade Committee Meeting
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Location: WSU / DALNET Office

Friday, April 15, 2011
DALNET Grants Applications Due

Monday, April 18, 2011
Project Managers' Meeting
1:30PM - 4:00PM
Location: WSU / Undergrad Library
Third Floor,  Community Room

Monday, April 25, 2011
Executive Committee Meeting
9:30AM - 12:00PM
Location: Detroit Institute of Arts

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