Monthly Feature
MUG Annual Meeting
Friday, October 10, 2004

Plan to attend the Michigan Users Group meeting for SirsiDynix customers on 10 October 2014 at Walsh College.  This is your opportunity to see and hear locally from SirsiDynix representatives about what the company is working on.

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Does Discovery Still Happen in the Library? : Roles and Strategies for a Shifting Reality
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Younger Americans and Public Libraries
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Kristy's Corrections

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

abandonded / abandoned (2 times)

Baltmore / Baltimore (2 times)

Sameul / Samuel (7 times)


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

  October 2014

Updated DALNET Member Website

Member Services Website The DALNET Office has been working to update the Member Services website, adding new information, getting rid of outdated materials, and reorganizing content.

Interested individuals can volunteer for the Website Committee to help further organize the new site and identify needed features and content.  See the Annual Call for Committees for more information.

Annual Call for Committees 2015

Raise Your Hands!

"DALNET is a community of libraries working together to provide access to information for research, cultural enrichment, and lifelong learning opportunities."  Our Annual Call for Committees is now open.  Send us an email at dalnet@wayne.edu if you would like to be a part of one of these committees:

arrow  Cataloging and Database Standards
arrow  DALNET Annual Meeting Committee
arrow  Website Committee

System Work Groups that we formed for 2014 will continue their work through the remainder of the year.  An Interim Report from the groups was submitted to the DALNET Board of Directors in September.  Work Group surveys have all been collected and additional Work Group meetings will be scheduled for late October.  The final report of Criteria for Future System Selection is on schedule to be delivered to the Board in November.

Horizon 7.5.2 Service Pack 2 Upgrade


Shared System Services were successfully upgraded to Horizon 7.5.2 Service Pack 2 in September via a push upgrade.  For more information about this latest update you may view the release notes in the Member Services website.  

Did you know?
MVP's are coming this fall!  The DALNET Office will begin a new Member Services program: Monthly Visits from Personnel.  Members will be contacted soon to schedule visits.  Don't miss your MVP opportunities!  More information coming soon!
Events Calendar

Friday, October 10, 2014
MUG Meeting
Location: Walsh College, Troy
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Monday, October 13, 2014
Cataloging Standards Meeting
Location: Wayne State University UGL, DALNET Suite 2210
2:00 - 4:00 PM

Monday, October 20, 2014
Project Manager's Meeting
Location: Wayne State University UGL, DALNET Suite 2210
1:30 - 4:00 PM

Monday, October 27, 2014
Executive Committee Meeting
Location: TBD
Time: TBD

Of Note
Managing your collections lifecycle: An overview and brief demo of WMS for library groups

During this webinar, hear an overview of OCLC WorldShare Management Services and see a live demonstration of the services, including specific functionality available for library groups and consortia.

View webinar

OCLC WorldShare

Just For Fun
Hanx Writer

An iPad app, created by Tom Hanks, that recreates the experience of a manual typewriter, but with the ease and speed of an iPad.

See the app

Hanx Writer


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