Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Academic Institutions Select ProQuest Intota

CLIC libraries are mentioned in ProQuest's January 28 press release:

Academic Institutions Select ProQuest Intota for Transformative Library Management Capabilities and Industry-Leading User Experience

According to the news item, there has been significant adoption of Intota over the past six months, with more than 35 academic libraries now on board. This is great news, and CLIC's Implementation Team is pleased to welcome new libraries into the fold!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Implementation Team Update, Jan. 20, 2015

Repositories in Summon. Six of CLIC's CONTENTdm collections are now in Summon, and Bethel's will be added later this week.  See:
St. Kate's 
St. Thomas

Intota Assessment (IA) Training. ProQuest is conducting two IA webinars for CLIC this week on January 22 and 23. Contact your I-Team representative for log-in information. Both webinars will also be recorded to view later.

Summon indexing. The re-indexing is in place with improved search results in Summon.

Monday, January 12, 2015

2015 Authority Control Workshop

On January 8, St. Kate's hosted CLIC's annual Authority Control Workshop. This year's topic was "Clean, Clean, Clean (redux)! Authority cleanup projects in preparation for migration."

Mark Ehlert of St. Thomas gave a brief presentation, and participants spent the rest of the workshop working on cleanup projects.

For more photos, see CLIC's Facebook page.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Happy New Year!

It's a new year, and the Implementation Team is back at work again after a well-deserved break. 

Highlights from today's meeting:

Summon. The re-indexing in complete, and Team reps will review their production databases this week.

Intota Assessment Training. ProQuest will provide Intota Assessment webinar training in January.  The webinars will also be recorded for later viewing by CLIC library staff. 

Intota Training. We are in the process of scheduling on-site "train-the-trainer" ERM workshops in early February for the Implementation Team and select staff. Please see your Implementation Team representative if you have questions about training.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

CLIC Courier Schedule

Due to member library closings between the holidays, the CLIC Courier will NOT deliver Wednesday, December 24th through Friday, January 2nd.  Regular delivery will resume on Monday, January 5th

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

End of the Year Delivery

Finals week is almost over, and our courier, James, is busy delivering bins full of returned items to CLIC libraries.

James delivering four full bins of returned books to Archbishop Ireland Memorial Library.
Thanks, James, for another year of great delivery service to CLIC!

Monday, December 15, 2014

Implementation Team Celebrates One-Year Milestone

In December 2013, the newly-appointed Implementation Team assembled to work on their first project: the deliverables section of the license. Today, the Team celebrated their one-year anniversary.

Seated: Greg Argo, Jon Neilson, Ruth Dukelow, Mike Bloomberg, Dani Roach, Rhonda Gilbraith. Standing: Nate Farley, Steve Waage, Amy Shaw.
The Team has accomplished a great deal in the past year:
~Completed license agreement with ProQuest.
~Hosted kick-off event to introduce library staff to Summon and Intota.
~Worked with catalogers to map CLICnet database to Summon.
~Transitioned member libraries to Summon 2.0.
~Hosted ProQuest training sessions (live and online).
~Set up the ERM component of Intota.
~Loaded member library data into Intota Assessment.

In the coming year, the Implementation Team looks forward to hosting more training and to beginning work on our migration to the remaining Intota components.