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Aleph/SIRSI Joint Library in Action

Dessino, Jacque and Greene , Sarah (2014) Aleph/SIRSI Joint Library in Action. In: ELUNA 2014, April 29 - May 2, 2014, Montreal.

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Abstract

On August 17, 2013 Tidewater Community College and the City of Virginia Beach opened a Joint Use Library on the Virginia Beach campus that serves as both the campus library and a branch of the city library system. Using a custom interface from TechLogic, not only can users in the building check out materials from TCC's Aleph system and the VBPL's SIRSI Symphony system in one 'seamless' transaction, but any patron of one institution can use any branch of the other institution to checkout and return materials from either system. Previous ELUNA presentations have described the less-than-seamless 5 year process to develop this 'seamless' interface. Now hear about the countdown to implementation,see the system at work, and learn about some unexpected positive outcomes.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Event Title:ELUNA 2014
Subjects:Aleph
Divisions:ELUNA Conference Proceedings
ID Code:1115
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:31 May 2014 09:50
Last Modified:27 May 2016 21:07

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