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10-18-2018 

CLA Technical Services Section Fall Program 2018
New Adventures in Discovery : a Program about Getting the Most out of Your Discovery Layer or Catalog
Farmington Library Community Room
6 Monteith Drive
Farmington, CT 06032
http://www.farmingtonlibraries.org

 

Please join the Connecticut Library Association’s Technical Services Section at the Farmington Library on October 18, 2018 as we gather to talk about the art of discovery in library catalogs today.  A major trend in libraries today is the use of discovery tools and various customizations to our library catalogs to enhance and make the best use of library metadata.  Librarians of all areas work hard to help patrons gain access to information but do we know how our library catalogs are using that metadata to enhance accessibility and do we know how to customize and update our library catalogs to make them function for our communities?

Come join us as our speakers touch on the various topics of discovery including use of library metadata, local customization of library catalogs or discovery layers, and about best practices related to enhancing discovery in your library catalog. 

9:30 a.m. Registration, Coffee & Refreshments
10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Program

Registration Cost $20 for CLA members/$30 for non-members

 

Speakers:

Steven Bernstein, Associate Librarian, Central Connecticut State University [using Primo by ExLibris]

Sam Cook, Systems Librarian for Public Services, Library Connection [using Encore by III]

Joe Farara, Executive Director, Libraries Online, Inc. [using Pika Discovery Layer]

 

For questions about this program, please contact Jacqueline Toce, Technical Services Section Chair, tocej1@southernct.edu, 203-392-5777.

 

Special Accommodations
The Connecticut Library Association seeks to provide reasonable accommodations by request for physical access, communications, or other needs to ensure that services, activities, and programs are available to individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests may include, but are not limited to, sign language interpretation, assistive listening devices, or written material in alternative format.

If you have a request for accommodation, please submit information at least 21 days in advance of the conference to Maria Bernier at ADA Committee Chair, at maria.bernier@ct.gov. Include a description of the accommodations are you requesting, and describe any equipment you are requesting to be provided.

The Americans with Disabilities Act does not require the Connecticut Library Association to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.

 

Future Meetings

October 18, 2018

CLA Technical Services Section Fall Program 2018

October 18, 2018
10:00 AM EDT - 12:30 PM EDT

Farmington Library Community Room
6 Monteith Drive
Farmington, CT 06032
http://www.farmingtonlibraries.org

New Adventures in Discovery : a Program about Getting the Most out of Your Discovery Layer or Catalog
 

October 19, 2018

Energizing Your Customer Service Skills

October 19, 2018
10:00 AM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT

Wallingford Public Library
200 North Main Street
Wallingford, CT 06492-3791
http://www.wallingford.lioninc.org/

Please join us to find out about realistic strategies to energize your skills in your community.
 

October 26, 2018

2018 CLA Support Staff (CLASS) Annual Conference

October 26, 2018
8:30 AM EDT - 3:30 PM EDT

Manchester Community College
60 Bidwell Street
Manchester, CT 06040
http://www.manchestercc.edu

Please join us and "Tell Your Story" with CLASS at Manchester Community College. Learn new skills and network with fellow library staff members from throughout the state.
 

November 01, 2018

CLA Board Meeting

November 01, 2018
10:00 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT

Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Monthly meeting of the CLA Board
 

November 01, 2018

PR Tune-Up! A Publicity and Communications Committee Workshop

November 01, 2018
1:00 PM EDT - 3:00 PM EDT

Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457
https://libguides.ctstatelibrary.org/dld/servicecenters

Rev up your publicity with advice from the professionals!
 

November 14, 2018

2019 Teen's Annual Meetup

November 14, 2018
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST

Wallingford Public Library
200 North Main Street
Wallingford, CT 06492-3791
http://www.wallingford.lioninc.org/

Join for a day full of author talk, publisher previews, galley giveaways and collection development for New Adult and Graphic Novels!
 

December 06, 2018

CLA Board Meeting

December 06, 2018
10:00 AM EST - 12:00 PM EST

Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Monthly meeting of the CLA Board
 

January 03, 2019

CLA Board Meeting

January 03, 2019
10:00 AM EST - 12:00 PM EST

Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Monthly meeting of the CLA Board
 

February 07, 2019

CLA Board Meeting

February 07, 2019
10:00 AM EST - 12:00 PM EST

Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Monthly meeting of the CLA Board
 

March 07, 2019

CLA Board Meeting

March 07, 2019
10:00 AM EST - 12:00 PM EST

Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Monthly meeting of the CLA Board
 

April 04, 2019

CLA Board Meeting

April 04, 2019
10:00 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT

Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Monthly meeting of the CLA Board
 

April 29, 2019

Exhibitor Registration for 2019 CLA Annual Conference

April 29, 2019 8:00 AM EDT to April 30, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa
625 North Road (Route 117)
Groton, CT 06430
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/gonmm-mystic-marriott-hotel-and-spa/

Exhibitor Registration for 2019 CLA Annual Conference
 

June 06, 2019

CLA Board Meeting

June 06, 2019
10:00 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT

Simsbury Public Library
725 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070
http://www.simsburylibrary.info/

Monthly meeting of the CLA Board