OCTOBER 1 is the First day

We’re getting lots of questions about when is the first day you can use WorldCat Resource Sharing or CatExpress.

OCTOBER FIRST!!!,

I hope to have your authorizations and passwords by the  end of this week and will email them to you as soon as I get them. They will NOT activate until October 1.

We would like you to stop putting requests on OLTN on September 25th so we can refer everything that is there. We will have our refresher classes the first two weeks in October. There will be 2 sessions for Resource Sharing and 2 sessions for CatExpress.

You will only need to go to one of each

, they will repeat. Sam Sayre will conduct the sessions, they will be on the computer and I’ll send you a logon and information prior to the sessions.

Remember STOP OLTN requests on September 25th and start WorldCat on October 1.

List of Current OCLC WorldCat Libraries

Here is a list of the current Oklahoma OCLC WorldCat Libraries that you will be joining in October.

AYU       ALTUS AFB LIBR

OAH       ARDMORE HIGH EDUC CTR

OKC       CAMERON UNIV

OWJ       CARL ALBERT STATE COL

OLR        CONNORS STATE COL

UB6        DEFENSE AMMUNITION CTR

ECO        EAST CENT UNIV

OEA       EASTERN OKLAHOMA DIST LIBR

OES        EASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE COL LIBR

ICOEL    HERBERT W. ARMSTRONG COLLEGE

OVR       HILLCREST MED CTR

KRU       HUGH WARREN MEM LIBR

KRY        KINGFISHER MEM LIBR

LUO       LANGSTON UNIV LIBR

LPL         LAWTON PUB LIBR

OKE        METROPOLITAN LIBR SYST, DOWNTOWN BR

MBI        MID-AMERICA CHRISTIAN UNIV

OMU     MURRAY STATE COL LIBR

OKCPT  NAT MEM INST FOR PREVENTION OF TERR

OK1        NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA A&M COL

OKN       NORTHEASTERN STATE UNIV

N@U     NORTHEASTERN STATE UNIV, BROKEN ARROW

ONN      NORTHERN OKLAHOMA COL, VINEYARD LIBR

OUF       NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIV

OKB       OKLAHOMA BAPTIST UNIV

OKR       OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN UNIV

OKJ        OKLAHOMA CITY COMMUN COL

OSZ        OKLAHOMA CITY UNIV, DULANEY-BROWNE LIBR

OKY        OKLAHOMA CITY UNIV, LAW LIBR

ODV       OKLAHOMA DEPT OF CAREER & TECH EDUC

OKD       OKLAHOMA DEPT OF LIBR

PS1         OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE STATE UNIV

OMA     OKLAHOMA SCH OF SCI & MATHEMATICS

OKS        OKLAHOMA STATE UNIV

OTU       OKLAHOMA STATE UNIV TULSA LIBR

OUH      OKLAHOMA STATE UNIV, CTR FOR HEALTH SCI

OUJ        OKLAHOMA STATE UNIV, OKLAHOMA CITY

OTL        OKLAHOMA STATE UNIV, OKMULGEE, TECH BR

OKO       ORAL ROBERTS UNIV

OUM     PHILBROOK MUS OF ART, CHAPMAN LIBR

OKG       PHILLIPS THEOL SEMINARY LIBR

OKM      PIONEER LIBR SYST

PCL         PONCA CITY LIBR

OEG       PUBLIC LIBR OF ENID & GARFIELD CNTY

RJC         REDLANDS COMMUN COL, LRNG RES CTR

PRB        REYNOLDS ARMY COMMUN HOSP LIBR

OVV       ROGERS STATE UNIV

OUK       ROSE STATE COL

PRX        SAINT FRANCIS HOSP

SNJ         SAMUEL ROBERTS NOBLE FOUND LIBR

OMS      SEMINOLE STATE COL, BOREN LIBR

HIM       SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA ST UNIV

SEO        SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIV LIBR

OKI         SOUTHEASTERN PUB LIBR SYS OF OKLAHOMA

OKA       SOUTHERN NAZARENE UNIV

OKP       SOUTHERN PRAIRIE LIBR SYST

HLO        SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIV

STW       STILLWATER PUB LIBR

TUL        TULSA CITY-CNTY LIBR

OVY       TULSA COMMUN COL, LRNG RES CTR

OUI        TULSA REG MED CTR

OKX       UNIV OF CENT OKLAHOMA

OKU       UNIV OF OKLAHOMA

OKH       UNIV OF OKLAHOMA, HEALTH SCI CTR LIBR

OKL        UNIV OF OKLAHOMA, LAW CTR LIBR

OUU      UNIV OF OKLAHOMA, TULSA, SCHUSTERMAN CTR

OUV      UNIV OF SCI & ARTS OF OKLAHOMA NASH LIBR

OKT        UNIV OF TULSA

OKW      UNIV OF TULSA, COL OF LAW

TFB         US AIR FORCE, TINKER AFB, FL2030

AYJ         US AIR FORCE, VANCE BASE LIBR

EMB       US EPA NRMRL/GWERD

OUT       US FAA CIVIL AEROSPACE MED INST LIBR

FAA        US FAA TECH CTR LIBR

I’m back and A BIG Thanks to everyone who came to the workshops

I’ve returned from a week of vacation and want to Thank Everyone for your participation in the OCLC workshops.

Now as my boss would say, “Just take a deep breath”. You will get your authorizations and passwords to WorldCat Resource Sharing and CatExpress before October 1. You can begin anytime after October 1 but we will schedule refresher sessions with Sam on the first and second week of October (unless he has a scheduling conflict). You may want to wait until after the refresher session, it’s your choice. I will be out of the office from October 1 to  October 6th, so please everyone don’t call Melecia on the First with a problem! 

Also DON”T WORRY about your holdings getting into WorldCat, this is a library by library process and you can go ahead and request on interlibrary loan without your holdings showing up in WorldCat. We’ll eventually get everyone’s holdings into OCLC, don’t worry that your holdings aren’t in by October 1st.

I think you all did very well at the workshops and if you haven’t filled out your surveys, please  complete both.

Thanks again Kitty

Libraries going to Woodward for Training

You should have received an email from me if you are going to Woodward for the training. It will be at the High Plains Technology Center.

Meeting Start:    8/27/2009 9:00:00 AM (Central Standard Time)
Meeting End:      8/27/2009 4:00:00 PM

Meeting Room:     103
Location:         Main Building
 

The following meeting has been confirmed:

Meeting Start:    8/28/2009 9:00:00 AM (Central Standard Time)
Meeting End:      8/28/2009 12:00:00 PM

Meeting Room:     103
Location:         Main Building

See you there, Kitty

OKC training tomorrow and Wednesday.

Hope to see everyone signed up for Oklahoma City on the 18th and 19th. I just picked Sam up from the airport and he is ready to train and meet everyone. I will have CE  credits for everyone attending in the future, those who have already been trained will receive an email from me with the CE attached.

I do need for everyone after attending the class to fill out a Survey Monkey questionaire so I can report back to the Office of Library Development and IMLS (Institute for Museum and Library Services)

Survey for Resource Sharing Click Here to take survey

For CatExpress Click Here to take survey

Preferred and System Lender Lists changed!!

This morning Melecia is taking out your preferred and system lender lists in OLTN to include only YOCL our referral code. We will refer all you requests to keep them from being processed in OLTN any longer. This will speed things along as more and more libraries are no longer in OLTN. We’re asking the current OCLC libraries to not fill on OLTN and only fill on OCLC for now.  

Melecia went in as your library and made these changes so you shouldn’t have to do anything the request will automatically come to us.

Great time in Ardmore, more info on Trainings

Hi everyone, We had a great time in Ardmore, hope the participants did as well. Because there will be some time between when you can actually start using Resource Sharing and CatExpress and your training, Sam is graciously offering webinars to refresh our memories closer to the October 1 “go live” date.  I’ll post on the blog as soon as we determine these dates.

Also the time for each Training: They will all  begin at 9:00 and Resource Sharing will end before 4:00 and CatExpress at 12:00.  I may have one extra person than computers for the 18th and 19th, so if someone would volunteer to share a computer those days it would be great. We can work something out when you get here.

I hope you will enjoy the training. I think you will find OCLC easy and manageable and I can’t wait for us to get started.

Kitty

Oklahoma WorldShare Interlibrary Loan Group