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Darien Library - Future of the ILS going on now?

Take a look at the new Darien Library (CT) Website. The site was unveiled September 1st. The website is running in Drupal, the same content management software used by ICFL (see the sneak peek of the new ICFL site) * and many other libraries in Idaho.

There is so much to like about this site:

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Next Generation ILS: Tuesday

Tuesday's session included Ira Frosch, President, Palazzo, Inc., presenting a perspective from outside the realm of library land, and Jamie LaRue, Director, Douglas County Libraries, providing an overview of the efforts of a Colorado library district which is working toward providing a seamless interface for the customer and the library's resources.

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Next Generation ILS: Monday Afternoon

Matt Goldner, Executive Dir. Of End User Services, OCLC, provided the following thoughts:
1. Create new paradigms and methods for how we create and delivery library services in today's landscape – challenge current assumptions.

2. User expectations are changing

  • Simplicity
  • Self-service
  • Immediate gratification
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Next Generation ILS: Mashed-up, Fried or Half-Baked?

The morning session of Next Generation: Mashed-up, Fried or Half-Baked?, a symposium sponsored by BCR and Idaho Commission for Libraries in Boise, Idaho, provided an overview of open-source software. Marshall Breeding, Director for Innovative Technologies and Research, Jean and Alexander Heard Library at Vanderbilt University, provided the 20,000 foot view.

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eAudiobooks MARC Records

During this past month, 40 new titles were added to the collection of downloadable audiobooks available through LiLI eAudioBook Collection (LiLI ABC). The batch of MARC records for those new titles and a title list is available at