DALNET Upgrades to Horizon 7.51a and HIP 3.21a
The end of July saw the implementation of
DALNET's long awaited upgrade to the newest version of Horizon and
HIP. The greatest gain in this upgrade is the update of much of
the Horizon infrastructure, including an updated server operating
system, implementation of the latest Sybase databases software,
and Horizon compatibility for Windows 7 (also backwards compatible to
Windows XP and Vista). On the public side, the new catalogs have
the ability to search all DALNET shared-system library collections in
Some additional post-upgrade tasks will be guided by the DALNET office
this month. The office will also be focusing on completion of the
Authority File project that was started earlier in the summer. In
September/October members can plan on the launch of the new BookMyne
app for our catalogs.
is now open for the post-upgrade training day on Monday, August
15. Participants will
be introduced to new features, options, and staff client changes in
this overview of Horizon 7.5.1a.
Appointed Director of Library at AANM
Kristin LaLonde has been appointed as
the full-time librarian at the Arab American National Museum Library
& Resource Center, in
Dearborn. Kristin has been working in the library for some time
now and recently received her MLIS from Wayne State
University's School of Library and Information Science. She will also
serve as the AANM representative for the DALNET Board or
Directors and the museum's
Project Manager for DALNET.
Are you headed to Internet Librarian 2011? Register by September
1st through the DALNET office and receive a discount.
Registration of $299 covers the 3-day event, a savings of over $200 off
the regular price.
313-577-0234 for more information.