On Friday September 7th Alliance staff and representatives from 9 of the Alliance libraries participated in the first of a series of topical discussions. This discussion was centered on issues Access Services. Some of the topics included user trends in reference and relationship to circulation, circulation staff training, gaining user feedback through surveys, scanning and paging services, fines, the decline of circulation statistics and increase in usage of e-resources.
Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries Releases Three New Enhancements to Gold Rush
The Colorado Alliance has just released three new enhancements to Gold Rush. The first enhancement provides a more precise list of results when searching. The second enhancement is an improvement to the new upload a title/title list feature, and the third allows sites to add their own database descriptors. Display Resources with Unverified Dates
The Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries will be upgrading to a new firewall on Thursday, December 14th starting at 5pm (MST). All Alliance services and systems will be unavailable for approximately 4 hours. The services that will be unavailable during this period include:
Prospector Gold Rush Alliance email All Alliance Websites Listservs Cgi scripts for logging into OCLC FirstSearch Catalyst (Colorado School of Mines)