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November 20, 2011 MLIS 7550 Carol Waggoner-Angleton Melissa Johnson
Dublin, Georgia Student Population – 1200 Liberal Arts – Education, Business, Biology, English 50 Full-time faculty Student – Faculty Ratio 15:1
Mission Statement: The Angleton Johnson Library supports the mission of Hangleson College by providing services that are essential for advancing knowledge and scholarship and enriching the lives of students, faculty, and staff in a climate which encourages academic achievement and fosters a love of learning.
Currently 175,000 Print Volumes 30,000 e-books 150+ online resources through GALILEO 10,000 periodicals 30 computers for patrons 2 microfiche/microfilm readers 3 patron printers 2 circulation computers 20 employee work station computers
Current system Built in-house in 1999 Maintained by College ITS Maintenance intensive Cost Prohibitive Anticipated growth not supported by current system Replacement supported by technology plan goals
Vendor Hosted System Compatible with existing college system Compatible with existing hardware and peripherals Compatible with planned hardware acquisitions Expandable/Scalable Priced within budget
Core: Cataloging Circulation Public Access Catalog w/Federated Searching Additional: Acquisitions Academic Reserves Additional: Serial Control Authority Control Backup Circulation Patron Access E-Commerce Remote Log-In
MARC 21 Formats Compliant Z39.50 (Information Retrieval Standard) Compliant ANSI/NISO Z39.85 (Dublin Core Metadata Element Set) Compliant OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting Electronic Data Interchange Web 2.0 Compatible Must support existing peripherals
Dual processor 2.5 GHz 3 GB RAM 20” Monitor Video card Hard Drive : 320 GB SATA Sound: Internal speaker CD/DVD: 16x DVD +/- RW Keyboard – USB, Mouse 2-button USB Gigabit Ethernet network card Webber and Peters (2010). Integrated library systems: Planning, selecting, and implementing. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited. 34.
The library will investigate and purchase a new Integrated Library system with features to better serve the college including 10 new patron workstations and an upgraded MS Office Suite. The library will upgrade to WiFi capabilities and scheduled software updates will occur. Web 2.0 features will be implemented including Facebook and OPAC enhancements. Integrate “Live Chat” off-site reference service and upgrade one circulation workstation and printers. Assess computer operating systems for upgrade. Perform scheduled software updates. The library will purchase 10 new patron workstations to replace outdated hardware. Scheduled software updates will occur. Reassess library web-site for possible updating.