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    • Moving Mountains: Migrating a Consortium to a New Integrated Library System 

      Blalock, Molly; Dorhofer, Bronwyn; Masland, Turner; Arnold, Anya (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11)
      Migrating to a new Integrated Library System (ILS) is a challenge for any library. Moving 37 libraries seems next to impossible. In this session we will offer tips and best practices for migrating to a new ILS: Preparing ...
    • OERs and Open Textbooks on the Access Services Horizon 

      Taylor, Tucker; Gallant, Jeff (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11)
      Jeff and Tucky will discuss how OERs and open textbooks could enhance traditional Access Services issues, what OER creators and providers will need to do in order to include libraries in their efforts, and discuss examples ...
    • On the Fly: Assessing the Success of an Interlibrary Loan Operation’s Buy Not Borrow Program 

      McHone-Chase, Sarah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11)
      This presentation will examine the Buy Not Borrow program of Northern Illinois University and discuss the ways in which the program has been a success.
    • Orienting Access Services Staff to Library Service Points 

      Withers, Rob (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11)
      Access Services staff may lack opportunities to understand how other areas of the library operate. This session details one library's experience in developing a program to systematically expose its staff to other areas of ...
    • Patron Driven Access Services 

      Griffes, Steve (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11)
      We've all heard of Patron Driven Acquisitions, but what about Patron Driven Access Services in an academic library? Attendees will learn easy techniques that Access Services staff can use to collaborate with student groups ...
    • Publishing in Access Services (or How Can I Keep Working This Hard and Make Tenure?) 

      Sharpe, Paul (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11)
      Publishing is hard work. Access services is hard work. You'd think doing both was impossible, but it's actually quite manageable. Listen as one of your own discusses his path from intimidated newbie to journal editor, ...
    • Re-thinking Customer Service Training: A Curricular Solution to a Familiar Problem 

      Epps, Sharon; Sayles, Sheridan; Kidd, Judi; Negro, Toni (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11)
      The University of Maryland Libraries took on the challenging task of creating a customer service training curriculum for all staff working at public service points by offering an online course complete with digital badges, ...
    • Student Library Use Data and Class Standing 

      Sneed, Thomas; Walsh, Felicity (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11)
      Budgets are tight at academic institutions everywhere and this can affect library budgets. This year, MacMillan Library had harvested and combined data on student GPAs, library circulation data and gate entrance data to ...
    • To Boldly Go: E-Reserves from Home-Grown to Standalone to CMS 

      Goodson, Carol; Mitchell, Katie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11)
      Many academic libraries are abandoning standalone e-reserves systems, instead saving money and maximizing ease of access for students by utilizing whatever online course management system their campus has adopted. The ...
    • Using Participatory Management in Access Services Improves Staff Quality and Participation in Decision-Making 

      Morrison, Ray L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11)
      Access Services Librarians are now beginning to use participatory management to successfully direct their staff. Using participatory management increases work productivity, greater job satisfaction, higher level of motivation, ...