Our trial subscription to Techstreet is underway! Pooled fund members should use it early and often. We all need better, more affordable access to standards and the pooled fund is trying to secure a group subscription to make this possible. We just concluded our 45 day trial to IHS Standards Expert with Goldfire. Let’s see what Techstreet has to offer!
Go to the Members Only page for the login and password.
A Virtual International Authority File — how about that? Expanding findability to scholarly research outside of the researcher’s community and to the library and research community far and wide.
OCLC Research launches Scholars’ Contributions to VIAF activity.
Did you tune in? No problem — here’s the replay from IHS and SLA. Our trial continues through November. Next up, Techstreet.
Learn more about IHS Standards Expert and Goldfire.
HS InFocus LLC invites all qualified contractors to submit proposals for a project of the Transportation Library Connectivity and Development Pooled Fund Study, TPF-5(237).
If you know a contractor who may be interested, please feel free to pass this along to them.
In today’s EOS webinar, entitled “Communicating the Value of Your Special Library”, presenter Joseph R. Matthews gave our latest publication a shout out! Actually, he talked it up a bit.
He mentioned it as an excellent report that can be used for any type of library and that everyone should download it, so please – do! You can use the link above or on the sidebar. He also used the cover graphic in another one of his slides to illustrate a point (yay shu shu design!)
Our three authors deserve kudos and gratitude for their exemplary work in researching and creating “what is…already a standard work in the area of modern library valuation for all libraries” (quote – John Cherney).
The webinar can be viewed here.
At the annual meeting, our MnDOT members told us about Soundview Book Summaries, issued monthly on DVD. MnDOT subscribes to the premium audio edition.
Each issue includes 3-4 summaries on topics such as management, leadership, economic trends, innovation, and career & self-development. Please go to the Members Only page to see a sample edition.
Further information can be found on their website: http://www.summary.com/