ILS Committee Agenda

October 5, 2022, 10 am

SCLS Headquarters or

Phone/video conference


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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: August 3, 2022


3.      Action Items

a.      Recommendation from the CSS:

                                                              i.      Add DVDSETJ14 Item Type for juvenile multi part TV series.

b.      Recommendations from the CMS:

                                                              i.      The CMS recommends changing “Koha” to “LINKcat” in the Videorecordings Searching & Matching Policy. 

                                                             ii.      The CMS recommends adding “TV series and mini-series that circulate as a set: include [All discs] in the title” Under Title in the Videorecordings BSE Policy.

c.       Decision on Local Holds / Items approval

                                                              i.      Will the decision to approve Local Holds / Items be made by a vote of Cluster reps at an ILS Committee meeting (representative), or, will it be made by a vote of libraries at an All Directors meeting (weighted vote)?

4.      Reports

a.      ILS Report

b.      Circulation Services Subcommittee

c.       Collection Maintenance Subcommittee

d.      Discovery Interface Subcommittee

e.      Multi-part DVDs Packaging Work Group

f.        Local Holds Work Group

g.      Delivery Workflows Work Group – on hiatus


5.      Items from clusters for initial discussion


6.      Requests for New Service


7.      Discussion

a.      Review 2023 draft Technology Plan: ILS section

b.      Review preliminary 2023 Meeting Calendar

c.       Plan for fall ILS Users’ Summit—October 18 at Sun Prairie (see agenda)

d.      Should the pilot for Local Holds / Use be extended beyond 6 months?

                                                              i.      Some members  of the Local Holds Workgroup have expressed concern that a 6 month pilot is not enough time to gather enough data to show a pattern nor enough time for libraries (whether participating or non- participating) to assess benefits or problems. Note: this can be turned into an action item at the meeting if cluster representatives are prepared to vote on behalf of their clusters.

8.      Plan for Next meeting: December 7, 2022 at SCLS Headquarters or via phone/video conference

a.      Discussion: Review 2023 Bibliovation Development Plan

b.      Action: Approve 2023 Technology Plan: ILS section

c.       Action: Approve 2023 Meeting Calendar


9.      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/10-2022