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  1. NEOMIN Library Services User Group Meeting August 31, 2009, 1:00PM WELCOME BACK

  2. Thomas GarbarzExecutive Director,NEOMIN

  3. Training Quality & Timeliness

  4. Response Time

  5. Knowledge Level

  6. Problem Resolution

  7. Network Reliability

  8. Overall Support

  9. Statistics • 7 User Group Meetings held, (1) minimum required • 217 Total helpdesk tickets closed between July 1, 2008 and June 30, 2009 • 25 Training Sessions, 146 Attendees

  10. Questions For Tom?

  11. Introductions and Informal Conversation

  12. Room Change • NO MORE LECTURE HALL!!! • Adult Education section, Room 225 • Restrooms around the corner (this floor) What do you think of the room?

  13. Introductions • Your Name • School District • Building • Position

  14. Recent Retirees • Patti Szallai – Girard High School • Cathy Ciotola – Hubbard Middle School • Nancy Bolchalk – Roosevelt Elem, Hubbard • Phyllis Dietelbach – Bascom Elem, LaBrae • Katie Ratie – Niles Middle School • Don Ketchum – Conneaut High School

  15. New Library Staff • Tracy Terry – Gateway Elem, Conneaut (Tammy Bowman moved to high school) • Pattie Angelo – Girard High School • Mary Ann Smiley – Roosevelt Elem, Hubbard • Jolane Penska – Niles Middle School & Washington Intermediate • Teresa Frederick – replaces Phyllis at LABBE • Sharyn Wagner – moved from LAKCE (closed building this year) to LAKHS

  16. Vendor Disks • Please take loaded disks with you today • New ones can be left with Autumn for loading

  17. Questions / Discussion

  18. NEOMIN Library User Group Meetings

  19. Overview • The NEOMIN Library User Group provides a venue for sharing experience, insight, and knowledge about library technologies, for the personal and professional enrichment of their members.   • It's a great way to learn more about your library software and resources, and become an active participant of a larger community.

  20. Chairperson • Clarification of duties: • Assist NEOMIN with agenda topics and meeting format. • Suggest and implement new ways to communicate services with user group and district administrators (ex. Blog, Wiki) • Distribute correspondence with group. • Help NEOMIN define objectives that meet the group’s needs. • Act as a liaison between the users and NEOMIN.

  21. Chairperson • 2009-2010 Survey Nominees: • Amy Mark – Howland Elementaries • Marcia Overholt – Willard K-8, Warren City • Paula Baco – TCTC • Carol Sturgeon – LaBrae High School • Christine Daubenspeck – Lakeview High School • Anyone wish to be added or withdraw? • Survey will be sent out to vote on nominees • NEOMIN will meet with new Chairperson before next user group meeting

  22. Specifics • Keeping 1:00PM and 3:00PM meeting times • Held at NEOMIN, Room 225 in Adult Ed section (THIS ROOM!!!) • One meeting will be held at the Ashtabula JVS/ACESC (November?) • One meeting may be held as a webinar

  23. Minute Takers • Six volunteers are needed for 2009-2010 • Signup sheet being passed around

  24. Meeting History • NEOMIN website, select Library>Meeting>Minutes Direct link: http://www.neomin.org/l_meetings_minutes.asp

  25. Meeting Dates • August 31, 2009 • October 5, 2009 • November 2, 2009 (possibly in Ashtabula) • January 4, 2010 • February 8, 2010 • March 8, 2010 • May 3, 2010

  26. Questions / Discussion

  27. Updates from INFOhi

  28. Academic Content Standards • ODE content specialists are reviewing and proposing changes to standards

  29. Funding • “The just-passed budget appropriates about $1.6 million for 2009-2010, a reduction of more than $400,000. The same amount is appropriated for 2010-2011.” (from Dave Ambrose’s email, INFOhio Budget Update, July 2009) • Result: Reduction of some services…

  30. INFOSearch • Federated searching of Core Collection • INFOSearch cut due to funding • Links removed from Core pages Aug. 3 • Note: Federated searching will remain a component of SchoolRooms and be available within SchoolRooms for SchoolRooms subscribers only.

  31. SchoolRooms • Available until September 30, 2009 • Special pricing for Ohio schools to purchase • “Is SchoolRooms Right for Your Students?” at http://www.infohio.org/ER/SchoolRoomsdecision2009.html

  32. SchoolRooms

  33. SchoolRooms • Free 45-minute webinars. NO REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, but a phone and computer with Internet access are necessary • Tuesday, Sep. 1, 8:00 AM - http://connectpro22956661.acrobat.com/infohio/ • Tuesday, Sep. 1, 3:00 PM - http://connectpro22956661.acrobat.com/infohio1/ • Wednesday, Sep. 2, 8:00 AM - http://connectpro22956661.acrobat.com/infohio2/ • Thursday, Sep. 3, 8:00 AM - http://connectpro22956661.acrobat.com/infohio3/ • Thursday, Sep. 4, 3:00 PM - http://connectpro22956661.acrobat.com/infohio4/ • Dial-In:  1-888-619-1583, Pass-Code: 5792986730

  34. SchoolRooms • Cutover is October 1, 2009 – only subscribed users will have access • 2010/2011 not solidified as far as cost • So what is the cost?

  35. SchoolRooms • Click on SchoolRooms from the Core Collection side bar… • Select ‘Subscribe to SchoolRooms’ Click here …then here

  36. SchoolRooms • Click on ‘NEOMIN’ Click here

  37. SchoolRooms • Select your District

  38. SchoolRooms • Subscription pricing displays • $0.90 /ADM for 2009-2010 • Per District

  39. SchoolRooms • Funding available for SchoolRooms: • Title I funds • Individuals with Disabilities Educational Act (IDEA) funds • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds – also known as the federal stimulus package • These funds can be used to purchase SchoolRooms!!! (see handout)

  40. EBSCO Consumer Health • Lost EBSCO Consumer Health (July 1) • Still have… • EBSCO’s Health Source Database • Alternative Health Watch • MEDLINE • ADAM Health Encyclopedia

  41. NewsBank Newspapers • National newspapers discontinued • Still includes: • Columbus Dispatch • Cleveland Plain Dealer • Toledo Blade • Dayton Daily News • Cincinnati Post (1990 – 2007) • Don’t forget all the hundreds of newspapers in EBSCO (National & Ohio newspapers)!!

  42. SIRS Discoverer • Available until September 30, 2009 • Check the INFOhio price list to purchase. • We still have… • World Book Kids • World Book Student • EBSCO Searchasaurus • EBSCO Kids Search

  43. Core Collection of Electronic Resources • The ART Collection • Biography Reference Bank • EBSCOhost • LearningExpress Library • Literature Online • Oxford Reference Online • Science Online • World Book Web (Webinar Handout)

  44. Core Collection Price List • INFOhio is pleased to offer, for the 11th year, a discounted pricing for electronic resources to all schools in Ohio.

  45. Core Collection Price List • This Price List 2009 includes resources that support the curriculum of Ohio's PreK-12 schools and offers products fromnine vendors, representing 20 individual products. • As additional offers become available, they will be added to this electronic document. • Where is it located? …..

  46. Core Collection Price List • Click ‘Library Staff’ button at the top of INFOhio home page • Vendor Discounts • ‘Price list’ is the first link

  47. Core Collection Price List • PriceList2009.pdf file is password protected • Password - infohio

  48. Core Collection Price List 6 PAGES

  49. ohioNET Membership Services Through INFOhio • OHIONET now offers a variety of services from which INFOhio schools can benefit. • Cataloging Services (WorldCat) • Products • Training

  50. ohioNETCataloging Services • Cataloging Services (WorldCat) • INFOhio has an expanded cataloging subscription from OHIONET. • Allows schools automated with INFOhio to access OCLC WorldCat using the SmartPort feature. • INFOhio has always encouraged library staff to use SmartPort to search the INFOhio Curriculum Resource Catalog first, as those records may contain standard alignments that are not found elsewhere (WorldCat).