ILS Committee Agenda

April 3, 2019, 10 am

SCLS Headquarters
Chester Room


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1.      Call to Order

a.      Introduction of guests/visitors

b.      Changes/Additions to the Agenda

c.       Requests to address the Committee


2.      Approval of previous meeting minutes: February 6, 2019


3.      Action Items

a.      The Circulation Services Subcommittee recommends that the purge of charges over 10 years old and under $100 become an annual clean-up event that SCLS will do each November.

b.      The Circulation Services Subcommittee recommends clearing all Dynix attributes and identifiers from all patron records.

c.       From the Collection Maintenance Subcommittee: Low use Shelving Locations to delete: PLC2F (Popular Library Collection 2nd Floor) and 2C (2nd Chance Collection).

d.      From the Collection Maintenance Subcommittee: Levels of Cataloging Policy, Under PERM category: change “Music cassettes” to “Music and Audio cassettes.”

e.      The Self-Check Evaluation workgroup recommends expanding RFID/Self-Check purchase options for LINKcat libraries to include one additional vendor – Envisionware.  This recommendation is contingent on getting software (patron and staff) for testing and that it works effectively with LibLime Koha and Bibliovation.


4.      Reports

a.      Issuing Rules Work Group Report

b.      Self-Check Evaluation Work Group Report

c.       Follow-up to Library Scripts review

d.      ILS Report

e.      Circulation Services Subcommittee – March 12, 2019 Minutes

f.        Collection Maintenance Subcommittee – March 13, 2019 Minutes

g.      Discovery Interface Subcommittee – March 20, 2019 Minutes


5.      Items from clusters for initial discussion


6.      Discussion

a.      Policy for Adding Databases and Apps

b.      Minimum number of libraries for system funding of SIP setup

c.       Cataloging Contract

d.      Review service priorities for May All Directors

e.      Preliminary 2020 ILS budget proposal 

f.        Patron testing of Bibliovation Discovery Layer (Discovery Interface Subcommittee)

g.      Phasing out the Firefox browser

7.      Plan for Next meeting:  June 5, 2019

a.      Action: Approve final 2020 ILS budget proposal

b.      Action: Approve Cataloging Contract


8.      Adjournment



For more information about the ILS Committee, contact Vicki Teal Lovely.

SCLS staff are available to attend cluster meetings to share information and answer questions pertaining to this committee meeting and other departmental projects.


ILS Committee/Agenda/04-2019