Wisconsin Library Services—Expanding possibilities for 40 years!
WiLS is a non-profit, Wisconsin library consortium that facilitates resource sharing, library staff training, technical workflow analysis, and cooperative activities relating to the changing nature of information technology. >>more
The WiLS Peer Council meeting promises to be lively and informative! Traditionally focused on cataloging, this technical services conference will cover a medley of topics reflecting the varied approaches to cataloging and metadata. Among the sessions:
Hello, and welcome to the first in our series of weekly messages to keep you informed as we complete our reorganization. I'm writing these messages to answer questions that I've heard from members, so please let me know what questions you have as we progress toward July 1.
There are three topics for today: Membership, Resource Sharing Update, and Peer Council
Come to the 2013 Lake Superior Libraries Symposium
—full of presentations, networking, keynotes, food and camaraderie and all in a fantastic location! June is a time of great excitement on the shore of Lake Superior as the trees and flowers burst into bloom and all of our amazing restaurants and shops are open for business. Duluth and Superior boast so much amazing scenery, food and activities; here's a list of just some of the great things
you can do while visiting.
Introducing WorldShare Metadata and WorldShare Interlibrary Loan!
The library community has made it clear that traditional management systems lack the flexibility to meet the challenges of changing collections and the needs of library users. And since the demand for library services has never been higher, new collaborative and innovative solutions are needed now more than ever.
Recorded Books OverStock Sale!
Stock up on audiobook titles during Recorded Books Overstock Sale
Join us to participate in our first, regional program Collective Insight: Driven by Shared Data! May 31, 2013
OCLC and Northwestern University Library invite you to join us on 31 May for an engaging symposium on the break-through opportunities and operational challenges of turning data into powerful analyses and purposeful action for academic libraries and the campuses they serve.We will explore how shared user, usage and collections data are changing academic libraries. The program consists of a keynote address by Professor Larry Birnbaum who will share his experience in translating data into meaningful stories, followed by several local academic librarians who will discuss deploying shared data, understanding user behaviors through the ERIAL project, analyzing usage data to guide decision-making, and learning about the CIC’s work on shared print repositories.