ILS Committee Agenda

April 5, 2023

10:00 am

SCLS Headquarters

4610 S. Biltmore Lane, Madison WI 53718

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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 1, 2023


3.      Action Items

a.      The CSS recommends to the ILS Committee that we change the description of item type CAAMS to “LP/Vinyl.”

b.      The CMS recommends the following changes to the Videorecordings Searching and Matching policy, under Multi-part Items:

                                                              i.      Change “Television fiction mini-series and series” to “Television fiction and non-fiction mini-series, series, and documentaries”

                                                             ii.      Change “Non-fiction instructional, series, mini-series, and documentaries” to “Non-fiction instructional and travel”

c.       Approve 2024 Cataloging Agreement

d.      Local holds recommendations:

                                                              i.      From Local Holds Workgroup: The Local Holds Workgroup recommends that Local Holds continue to be an option for interested LINKcat libraries.  Materials that will be immediately eligible will be new Adult books. Requests to expand the types of materials eligible for Local Hold parameters will be submitted to the Circulation Services Subcommittee and ultimately sent to ILS Committee for approval. The rules and procedures under which the local holds operate will continue to be monitored and modified by the Circulation Services and Collection Maintenance Subcommittees as appropriate.  

                                                             ii.      From Madison Public Library and Portage County Public Library: MPL and PCPL request that SCLS explore further development of Local Holds functionality for libraries with multiple locations in order to provide the benefit of filling local holds at any of the libraries' locations.


4.      Reports

a.      ILS Report

b.      Circulation Services Subcommittee

c.       Collection Maintenance Subcommittee

d.      Discovery Interface Subcommittee

e.      Local Holds Workgroup

5.      Items from clusters for initial discussion


6.      Requests for New Service

7.      Discussion

a.      Review service Priorities for May All Directors

b.      Preliminary 2024 ILS budget proposal

c.       Reviewing security practices for Bibliovation

8.      Plan for Next meeting:  June 7, 2023 at 10 am via phone/videoconference

a.      Action: Approve final 2024 ILS budget proposal


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/04-2023