e-newsletter of the Detroit Area Library
Remembering Jim Flaherty
The DALNET community was saddened to learn of the passing of James
Flaherty on May 24, 2011. Jim, retired Media Specialist at Wayne
County Community College District, was also the former DALNET Board
member and Project Manager for WCCCD. Upon his retirement, the
DALNET Board presented Jim an award honoring his many years of
dedicated service to the consortium. The DALNET office is
collecting money from members this month to make a donation to IN-HOME
Hospice Care in memory of Jim.
Update for Horizon System
Members will begin HIP/OPAC testing for the upgrade this month.
More information will be sent out on the mailing lists. The
Fourth of July Weekend is the target date for the production upgrade of
Horizon and HIP.
MCC Board Member
Macomb Community College has hired Michael Balsamo, former associate
dean of business administration, as the new Dean of Learning Resources
& Libraries. Balsamo will join the DALNET Board of Directors
as the new MCC representative. Welcome,
DALNET Director to Keynote at OCLC Program
OCLC will present “Good Practices for Great
Outcomes: Cataloging Efficiencies that Make a Difference” at Wayne
State University's Bernath Auditorium on Friday June 17, 2011 from 10
3:15 PM. Roy Tennant of OCLC Research and Steven Bowers,
Executive Director of DALNET, will keynote at this event, hosted by the
State University Libraries. Also featured will be Jody Harnish from Ann
District Library and Beth Callahan from Wayne State University who will
discuss workflow efficiencies and cataloging challenges. This is a free
for OCLC members and lunch will be provided by OCLC.
Members can Register Now For Free Online
Members may contact the DALNET office for a free parking pass.
|The DALNET Office has a collection
of books and periodicals available for use by members.
To view the complete list of titles, see the Horizon catalog here.
|Friday, June 10, 2011
DALNET Educational Forum
2:30 - 4:00 PM
Location: WSU, P/K Lib.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Strategic Planning Meeting
9:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: University of Detroit Mercy
Friday, June 17, 2011
OCLC Cataloging Program
10:00 AM - 3:15 PM
Location: WSU, UGL,
Monday, June 20, 2011
1:30 - 4:00 PM
Location: Rochester College
for Free Online!
Slashes and ripples: Synthesizing the evidence on the impact of digital
Online Learning Webcast
Future Access Now: Models for Preserving Digitized Books and Other
Cultural Heritage Organizations