Archive for August, 2012

I will place an order on Wednesday.  We are still watching spending, so please, only things you absolutley need, including 2013 calendars. Thank you. Cheryl F

Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 10:35 0 comments

Reminder: SmarterMail will be down Sunday starting at 10:00AM. First we will be backing up all the user files on the mail server, then will upgrade the SmarterMail software. This backup process alone will take 5-6 hours, during which time you will not be able to access any rcls.org email account. Reminder: On Sunday or […]

Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 10:31 0 comments

It looks like the Symphony upgrade on Tuesday knocked out some file permissions needed by WebReporter to grab data and run reports. SirsiDynix Support is working on fixing that right now. Jerry Kuntz Electronic Resources Ramapo Catskill Library System 619 RTE 17M Middletown NY USA 10940 jkuntz@rcls.org / jpkntz@gmail.com

Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 10:28 0 comments

Rumors to the contrary notwithstanding, patrons may still be issued an Internet-only card in certain circumstances.  If you assist a patron with a guest card, and see that he or she has been coming in regularly to use the computer, ask how long they will be in the area.  If their stay is to be […]

Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 10:20 0 comments

Hello all Imperium, by Ryszard Kapuscinski, arrived at Goshen today from Alice Curtis Desmond and Hamilton Fish Library. No paperwork was included and I have no record of ordering this title. At all, not just through SEAL. Anyone else expecting this book? Eleanor — Eleanor Kuhns Goshen Public Library 203 Main Street Goshen, New York […]

Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 10:51 0 comments

Hi all, We have been having a problem with some of the OCLC libraries (ones using ILIAD for ILL) for a while now. They are not looking at the “SEND TO:” field and they are sending requested materials to incorrect locations. We have tried to correct this situation to no avail. We have had NYLINK […]

Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 10:41 0 comments

As an alternative to using Call Number and Item Maintenance or Global Item Modification to make items with the location of DISCARD, you can now simply checkout items to a user record that has been set up for each library: BLVDISCARD, CHSDISCARD, CORDISCARD, etc. (using your 3 letter library code). The one difference this makes […]

Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 10:37 0 comments

Whether you have used the existing business database or not, please take a look at the new one, so that you will perhaps remember to steer patrons to it when appropriate. Adult Services full-time staff — please register for one of the webinars, and let me know which, so I can put it on the […]

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 14:53 0 comments

Hi, Please remember that we are closed Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. And that time sheets are due Tuesday morning. Thanks, Tara

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 14:53 0 comments

Hi everyone, School is starting soon, and we’ll all be getting calls from potential volunteers and their parents. Please refer all inquiries regarding Teen Volunteers to Youth Services at ext. 25. For those of you working at extension 25: Reminder – If someone wants to volunteer, anyone sitting at the Youth Services desk should be […]

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 14:31 0 comments