2022 WYLD Annual Meeting Schedule




Annual Meeting 2022 – June 2-3, 2022

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Thursday, June 2rd 

Casper College Library / Second Floor (LI 215)

8:30a – 9:00a Check-in / Registration
9:00a – 10:15a Welcome & WYLD Updates – WYLD President, State Librarian, & WYLD Staff
10:15a – 10:30a BREAK
10:30a – 11:00a OCLC Update – WSL Staff
11:00a – 12:00p Aspen Discovery Project Overview – WYLD Staff
LUNCH Gateway Building, Second Floor
Afternoon Training Sessions – Gateway Building 225A, 225B, 222, & 218
1:00p – 1:55p

VDX Refresher: An introductory and refresher session on how to use VDX. This will cover basic VDX workflows for borrowing and lending, ILL courtesies, and some tips on how to troubleshoot common issues. The last half of the session will be reserved for Q & A. Katelyn Wittenborn & Abby BeaverGateway 225A

Managing the Discard Process: This session will cover the process of removing items from your collection. Topics include the lost assum, longoverdue, convert discard items, and remove discard items reports. The benefits of using the discard process instead of manually deleting items from the database will also be reviewed. Katie RahmanGateway 225B

Overdrive Marketplace: Learn ways to work smarter in Marketplace, easy ways to create carts, searching tips, managing holds, recommended titles, and expired metered access. Need reports or data? We’ll cover some of the basic reports and I’ll show some reports that Overdrive staff can run for us. Kate MutchGateway 222 *this session is repeated at 3:00pm

Cataloging Review: This session will review record formats, call numbers and class schemes, title control numbers, the 336/337/338 fields, subject headings, using SmartPort, avoiding duplicate records, overlaying records, preventing empty call numbers, transferring items, and where to look for help with cataloging. Shantry MillerGateway 218 *this session is repeated at 4:00pm

2:00p – 2:50p

Introduction to Analytics: This session will cover the basics of Analytics including what Analytics is, how to find the report you need, using prompts, and how to run, export, modify, and format a report. Katie RahmanGateway 225B

Library Policies in Symphony: Learn about the circulation map, hold map, patron profiles, loan periods and all the other building blocks of the Symphony system. Cori HundleyGateway 222 *this session is repeated at 4:00pm

Serials Review: Review multiple aspects of serial records including title changes, serial control records, MARC holdings records, base call numbers and subfield z, maintenance and cleanup, and where to look for help with serials. Shantry MillerGateway 218

2:50p – 3:00p   BREAK
 
3:00p – 3:55p   225A, 225B, 222, & 218

Worldshare ILL: An introductory session on how to use WorldShare. Emphasis will be placed on when it is appropriate to use WorldShare instead of VDX, as well as how to use functions that are unique to WorldShare. We will also discuss a few tips and resources. The last half of the session will be reserved for Q & A. Katelyn Wittenborn & Abby BeaverGateway 225A

Your WYLD office support: Discover help resources on the State’s Library’s website, in the FreskDesk ticketing system, and within SirsiDynix products with some best practices tips for asking for technical assistance. Cori HundleyGateway 222

Overdrive Marketplace: Learn ways to work smarter in Marketplace, easy ways to create carts, searching tips, managing holds, recommended titles, and expired metered access. Need reports or data? We’ll cover some of the basic reports and I’ll show some reports that Overdrive staff can run for us. Kate MutchGateway 218 *this session is repeated at 1:00pm

4:00p – 4:50p   225A, 225B, 222, & 218

Notices & Reports: We will discuss the options available for notice reports, such as standard, SMS, and html notice reports. This session will also cover best practices for running, scheduling, and modifying reports. There will be an opportunity to ask questions. Katie RahmanGateway 225B

Library Policies in Symphony: *Repeat Session Learn about the circulation map, hold map, patron profiles, loan periods and all the other building blocks of the Symphony system. Cori HundleyGateway 222 *this session is repeated at 2:00pm

Cataloging Review: This session will review record formats, call numbers and class schemes, title control numbers, the 336/337/338 fields, subject headings, using SmartPort, avoiding duplicate records, overlaying records, preventing empty call numbers, transferring items, and where to look for help with cataloging. Shantry MillerGateway 218 *this session is repeated at 1:00pm

Friday, June 3th

8:30a – 11:00a WYLD Business meeting Voting DelegatesGateway 225
8:30a – 11:00a Ask WYLD – bring your questions for WYLD staff – Gateway 222