Monthly Feature
The Henry Ford Finding Aids

The Finding Aid documents listed (downloadable in PDF format) serve as guides to a portion of the collections held by the Benson Ford Research Center.

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Benson Ford Research Center

Kristy's Corrections

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

intord* / introd* (17 times)

/ government* (16 times)

/ corporat* (16 times)

Just for Fun
Devastating Explosions!


3...2...1 (from Old Spice)


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

  May 2012

Cathy Wolford is MLA President-Elect
Cathy Wolford

Congratulations to Cathy Wolford, DALNET Systems Librarian, who is the 2012-2013 President-Elect of the Michigan Library Association!  View election results here.

Reciprocal Borrowing Project

Work is progressing for the implementation of the new DALNET Reciprocal Borrowing program, set to launch this summer.  Members may visit the Project Plans page [Member Login Required] for information including a project timeline and proposed policies.  A reminder to Project Managers that profiling forms for the program should be submitted to dalnet@wayne.edu no later than Friday, May 18, 2012.

Upcoming Event Updates

Save the dates for the following upcoming events.

May 24, 2012 - SirsiDynix Enterprise Demonstration at Wayne State University's Kresge Auditorium. 2 to 4 PM.  Register Now.

June 11, 2012 - OCLC WorldShare/WorldCat Demonstration at Wayne State University's Kresge Auditorium. 1:30 to 4 PM.  Register Now.

July 13, 2012 - RDA in a Nutshell webinar from LYRASIS presented at Wayne State University's Kresge Auditorium. 12:30 to 2 PM. Register Now.

August 24, 2012 - DALNET Membership Meeting at University of Detroit Mercy.  All Day Event.  Registration Coming Soon.

Remembering Elizabeth Lindley

 Elizabeth Lindley Memorial  

Elizabeth A. Lindley

The DALNET community was saddened to learn of the passing of Elizabeth Lindley on April 16, 2012.  Elizabeth, the Manager of Technical Services at Oakland Community College, was also the DALNET Project Manager for OCC.  Previously, Elizabeth had worked with DALNET as the Project Manager for the Oakland County Law Library.  Memorials to Project Linus are appreciated.  Her obituary can be viewed here.
Did you know?

The DALNET Demos page has lots of "HIP" ideas for configuring your online catalog, including demonstration projects and lots of links to useful and free external resources.

Events Calendar

Friday, May 18, 2012
Reciprocal Borrowing Profile Forms
Due by 5 PM
Location: DALNET Office

Thursday, May 24, 2012

SirsiDynix Enterprise Demo
2 PM to 4 PM
Location: WSU Kresge Auditorium

Monday, May 28, 2012

Memorial Day Closure
All Day
Location: DALNET Office

NEW! Resources
  Access for Free Online!

Policy Guidelines for the Development and Promotion of Open Access
View in Catalog

The Rise of E-Reading
View in Catalog

Think Like a Startup
View in Catalog

U.S. Public Libraries: A Snapshot of Priorities & Perspectives
View in Catalog

On the Web
Automation Marketplace 2012

By Marshall Breeding


Southeast Michigan