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November 8, 2013 – Library Technicians

AGENDA:

To begin:  a) grab cinnamon buns and refreshments

                   b) exchange RAD booklets for red cards (if applicable)

                   c) deposit book swap items upstairs, peek, but don’t take yet!

                   d) choose one new book for your library from the table and keep it at hand

                   e) register your attendance

                   f) Get comfy at a computer (no beverages close by please)

                       Navigate to Destiny:  library.gssd.ca

                        Open second tab to : blogs.gssd.ca

10:00 Session 1:  RDA Cataloguing Review

11:00 Session 2:  Destiny Library Management and Collection Development

12:00                       Lunch and Book Swap

1:00 Session 3:  eBooks and mobile devices:  the fun begins!

2:00 Session 4:  The New Nonfiction, results of a Regina Public Library       initiative  What are the implications for school libraries?

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Session 1:  RDA Cataloguing Review

RDA CATALOGUING:

  Catalogue your new book for your school according to the RDA rules.

Updated instructions on the wiki:   http://gssdlibraries.wikispaces.com/

P A R T N E R S:

Betty K and Sharon B and Merle W

Jennifer B and Katrina W

Bev H and Sandra T

Cindy B and Annette S

Jodi H and Rhonda T and Betty S

Shelley M and Gloria L and Veronica S

Shelley T and Sheila B

Rhonda V and Cathy L

Marie G and Kathryn B

Barb T and Naomi B and Kathy B

Peggy and Charlotte — floaters and question answerers

 

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Session 2:  Destiny Library Management and Collection Development

  • Printing labels

  • Holds management

  • Lost books from other sites

  • Suggested Follett improvements

  • Magazine subscription recommendations

  • Curriculum Update

  • Collection Statistics Summary Report and Titlewise

  • Search summary

  • Follett server maintenance and next Follett update   Destiny 11.5

  • YRH paperback racks

  • Treaty kit resources

  • ACF agreement

  • Future planning

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Session 3:      eBooks and mobile devices:  the fun begins!

GSSD Libraries Wiki:     http://gssdlibraries.wikispaces.com/eBooks

GSSD Student Services iPad Support:   http://blogs.gssd.ca/ipad/2013/06/27/1849/

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Session 4:  The New Nonfiction, results of a Regina Public Library       initiative  What are the implications for school libraries?

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