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  • Standard Cataloging Rules and Practice (SCRAP) Advisory Group
  • Apr. 17, 2024
  • 09:30 AM

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America/Chicago SCRAP Advisory Group Meeting
    • Webinar
    • Apr. 18, 2024
    • 09:00 AM

    Join CCS and RAILS staff for hands-on interlibrary loan training for the ShareIt, the software behind Find More Illinois. This session is meant for interlibrary loan staff that will be managing Find More Illinois requests, and will cover all aspects of the ShareIt staff interface used for borrowing and lending. 

    ADD TO CALENDAR April 18, 2024 9:00am April 18, 2024 9:00am

    Join CCS and RAILS staff for hands-on interlibrary loan training for the ShareIt, the software behind Find More Illinois. This session is meant for interlibrary loan staff that will be managing Find More Illinois requests, and will cover all aspects of the ShareIt staff interface used for borrowing and lending. 

    America/Chicago Find More Illinois Training for ILL Staff (CCS)
    • Webinar
    • Apr. 18, 2024
    • 01:00 PM

    Join CCS and RAILS staff for hands-on interlibrary loan training for the ShareIt, the software behind Find More Illinois. This session is meant for interlibrary loan staff that will be managing Find More Illinois requests, and will cover all aspects of the ShareIt staff interface used for borrowing and lending. 

    ADD TO CALENDAR April 18, 2024 1:00pm April 18, 2024 1:00pm

    Join CCS and RAILS staff for hands-on interlibrary loan training for the ShareIt, the software behind Find More Illinois. This session is meant for interlibrary loan staff that will be managing Find More Illinois requests, and will cover all aspects of the ShareIt staff interface used for borrowing and lending. 

    America/Chicago Find More Illinois Training for ILL Staff (CCS)
    • Webinar
    • Apr. 22, 2024
    • 10:00 AM

    To submit public comment, either join the meeting using the link below, or send an email with your comments to Executive Director Rebecca Malinowski at rmalinowski@ccslib.org at any time before or during the meeting. All comments will be read aloud during the meeting.  

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    Meeting ID: 836 8287 8943 

    ADD TO CALENDAR April 22, 2024 10:00am April 22, 2024 10:00am

    To submit public comment, either join the meeting using the link below, or send an email with your comments to Executive Director Rebecca Malinowski at rmalinowski@ccslib.org at any time before or during the meeting. All comments will be read aloud during the meeting.  

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            +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) 

    Meeting ID: 836 8287 8943 

    America/Chicago Long Range Planning Committee Meeting
    • Webinar
    • Apr. 23, 2024
    • 02:00 PM

    This virtual session will provide an introduction to Find More Illinois. This session will review how patrons and staff can access the Find More Illinois catalog to search for materials and place requests.

    ADD TO CALENDAR April 23, 2024 2:00pm April 23, 2024 2:00pm

    This virtual session will provide an introduction to Find More Illinois. This session will review how patrons and staff can access the Find More Illinois catalog to search for materials and place requests.

    America/Chicago Introduction to Find More Illinois
    • Webinar
    • Apr. 25, 2024
    • 10:00 AM

    This two-part workshop will dive into the database language that Polaris is built on. With SQL, staff can build their own complex queries to be used directly in the Find Tool. No prior experience with SQL is required, but familiarity with Polaris data is helpful. Laptops will be provided.  This is a 2-part workshop. Registrants should plan on attending both sessions of the group they register for.  Group A: Thursday, 4/25/24 (10:00AM-12:00PM) and Thursday, 5/2/24 (10:00AM-12:00PM)Group B: Thursday, 4/25/24 (1:00PM-3:00PM) and Thursday, 5/2/24 (1:00PM-3:00PM)  
    ADD TO CALENDAR April 25, 2024 10:00am April 25, 2024 10:00am This two-part workshop will dive into the database language that Polaris is built on. With SQL, staff can build their own complex queries to be used directly in the Find Tool. No prior experience with SQL is required, but familiarity with Polaris data is helpful. Laptops will be provided.  This is a 2-part workshop. Registrants should plan on attending both sessions of the group they register for.  Group A: Thursday, 4/25/24 (10:00AM-12:00PM) and Thursday, 5/2/24 (10:00AM-12:00PM)Group B: Thursday, 4/25/24 (1:00PM-3:00PM) and Thursday, 5/2/24 (1:00PM-3:00PM)   America/Chicago SQL Basics
    • Webinar
    • Apr. 25, 2024
    • 01:00 PM

    This two-part workshop will dive into the database language that Polaris is built on. With SQL, staff can build their own complex queries to be used directly in the Find Tool. No prior experience with SQL is required, but familiarity with Polaris data is helpful. Laptops will be provided.  This is a 2-part workshop. Registrants should plan on attending both sessions of the group they register for.  Group A: Thursday, 4/25/24 (10:00AM-12:00PM) and Thursday, 5/2/24 (10:00AM-12:00PM)Group B: Thursday, 4/25/24 (1:00PM-3:00PM) and Thursday, 5/2/24 (1:00PM-3:00PM)  
    ADD TO CALENDAR April 25, 2024 1:00pm April 25, 2024 1:00pm This two-part workshop will dive into the database language that Polaris is built on. With SQL, staff can build their own complex queries to be used directly in the Find Tool. No prior experience with SQL is required, but familiarity with Polaris data is helpful. Laptops will be provided.  This is a 2-part workshop. Registrants should plan on attending both sessions of the group they register for.  Group A: Thursday, 4/25/24 (10:00AM-12:00PM) and Thursday, 5/2/24 (10:00AM-12:00PM)Group B: Thursday, 4/25/24 (1:00PM-3:00PM) and Thursday, 5/2/24 (1:00PM-3:00PM)   America/Chicago SQL Basics
    • Webinar
    • Apr. 30, 2024
    • 09:00 AM

    Join CCS and RAILS staff for hands-on interlibrary loan training for the ShareIt, the software behind Find More Illinois. This session is meant for interlibrary loan staff that will be managing Find More Illinois requests, and will cover all aspects of the ShareIt staff interface used for borrowing and lending. 

    ADD TO CALENDAR April 30, 2024 9:00am April 30, 2024 9:00am

    Join CCS and RAILS staff for hands-on interlibrary loan training for the ShareIt, the software behind Find More Illinois. This session is meant for interlibrary loan staff that will be managing Find More Illinois requests, and will cover all aspects of the ShareIt staff interface used for borrowing and lending. 

    America/Chicago Find More Illinois Training for ILL Staff (CCS)
    • Webinar
    • Apr. 30, 2024
    • 01:00 PM

    Join CCS and RAILS staff for hands-on interlibrary loan training for the ShareIt, the software behind Find More Illinois. This session is meant for interlibrary loan staff that will be managing Find More Illinois requests, and will cover all aspects of the ShareIt staff interface used for borrowing and lending. 

    ADD TO CALENDAR April 30, 2024 1:00pm April 30, 2024 1:00pm

    Join CCS and RAILS staff for hands-on interlibrary loan training for the ShareIt, the software behind Find More Illinois. This session is meant for interlibrary loan staff that will be managing Find More Illinois requests, and will cover all aspects of the ShareIt staff interface used for borrowing and lending. 

    America/Chicago Find More Illinois Training for ILL Staff (CCS)
    • Webinar
    • May. 1, 2024
    • 01:00 PM

    Are you interested in becoming more involved in Technical or Advisory Groups? This session will provide an introduction to what you need to know to become more involved with CCS and answer your questions about Technical and Advisory Groups. Topics addressed will include:- An overview of Technical and Advisory Groups.- The role that Technical and Advisory Groups have when it comes to making decisions.- The duties of the Technical Group Officers.- The duties of the Advisory Group member.
    ADD TO CALENDAR May 01, 2024 1:00pm May 01, 2024 1:00pm Are you interested in becoming more involved in Technical or Advisory Groups? This session will provide an introduction to what you need to know to become more involved with CCS and answer your questions about Technical and Advisory Groups. Topics addressed will include:- An overview of Technical and Advisory Groups.- The role that Technical and Advisory Groups have when it comes to making decisions.- The duties of the Technical Group Officers.- The duties of the Advisory Group member. America/Chicago Technical and Advisory Group Information Session
    • Webinar
    • May. 2, 2024
    • 10:00 AM

    This two-part workshop will dive into the database language that Polaris is built on. With SQL, staff can build their own complex queries to be used directly in the Find Tool. No prior experience with SQL is required, but familiarity with Polaris data is helpful. Laptops will be provided.  This is a 2-part workshop. Registrants should plan on attending both sessions of the group they register for.  Group A: Thursday, 4/25/24 (10:00AM-12:00PM) and Thursday, 5/2/24 (10:00AM-12:00PM)Group B: Thursday, 4/25/24 (1:00PM-3:00PM) and Thursday, 5/2/24 (1:00PM-3:00PM)  
    ADD TO CALENDAR May 02, 2024 10:00am May 02, 2024 10:00am This two-part workshop will dive into the database language that Polaris is built on. With SQL, staff can build their own complex queries to be used directly in the Find Tool. No prior experience with SQL is required, but familiarity with Polaris data is helpful. Laptops will be provided.  This is a 2-part workshop. Registrants should plan on attending both sessions of the group they register for.  Group A: Thursday, 4/25/24 (10:00AM-12:00PM) and Thursday, 5/2/24 (10:00AM-12:00PM)Group B: Thursday, 4/25/24 (1:00PM-3:00PM) and Thursday, 5/2/24 (1:00PM-3:00PM)   America/Chicago SQL Basics
    • Webinar
    • May. 2, 2024
    • 01:00 PM

    This two-part workshop will dive into the database language that Polaris is built on. With SQL, staff can build their own complex queries to be used directly in the Find Tool. No prior experience with SQL is required, but familiarity with Polaris data is helpful. Laptops will be provided.  This is a 2-part workshop. Registrants should plan on attending both sessions of the group they register for.  Group A: Thursday, 4/25/24 (10:00AM-12:00PM) and Thursday, 5/2/24 (10:00AM-12:00PM)Group B: Thursday, 4/25/24 (1:00PM-3:00PM) and Thursday, 5/2/24 (1:00PM-3:00PM)  
    ADD TO CALENDAR May 02, 2024 1:00pm May 02, 2024 1:00pm This two-part workshop will dive into the database language that Polaris is built on. With SQL, staff can build their own complex queries to be used directly in the Find Tool. No prior experience with SQL is required, but familiarity with Polaris data is helpful. Laptops will be provided.  This is a 2-part workshop. Registrants should plan on attending both sessions of the group they register for.  Group A: Thursday, 4/25/24 (10:00AM-12:00PM) and Thursday, 5/2/24 (10:00AM-12:00PM)Group B: Thursday, 4/25/24 (1:00PM-3:00PM) and Thursday, 5/2/24 (1:00PM-3:00PM)   America/Chicago SQL Basics
    • Governing Board
    • May. 8, 2024
    • 10:00 AM

    ADD TO CALENDAR May 08, 2024 10:00am May 08, 2024 10:00am America/Chicago Governing Board Meeting
    • Webinar
    • May. 15, 2024
    • 09:00 AM

    Join CCS and RAILS staff for hands-on interlibrary loan training for the ShareIt, the software behind Find More Illinois. This session is meant for interlibrary loan staff that will be managing Find More Illinois requests, and will cover all aspects of the ShareIt staff interface used for borrowing and lending. 

    ADD TO CALENDAR May 15, 2024 9:00am May 15, 2024 9:00am

    Join CCS and RAILS staff for hands-on interlibrary loan training for the ShareIt, the software behind Find More Illinois. This session is meant for interlibrary loan staff that will be managing Find More Illinois requests, and will cover all aspects of the ShareIt staff interface used for borrowing and lending. 

    America/Chicago Find More Illinois Training for ILL Staff (CCS)
    • Cataloging and Metadata Management (CAMM) Technical Group
    • May. 15, 2024
    • 09:30 AM

    ADD TO CALENDAR May 15, 2024 9:30am May 15, 2024 9:30am America/Chicago CAMM Technical Group Meeting
    • Webinar
    • May. 15, 2024
    • 01:00 PM

    Join CCS and RAILS staff for hands-on interlibrary loan training for the ShareIt, the software behind Find More Illinois. This session is meant for interlibrary loan staff that will be managing Find More Illinois requests, and will cover all aspects of the ShareIt staff interface used for borrowing and lending. 

    ADD TO CALENDAR May 15, 2024 1:00pm May 15, 2024 1:00pm

    Join CCS and RAILS staff for hands-on interlibrary loan training for the ShareIt, the software behind Find More Illinois. This session is meant for interlibrary loan staff that will be managing Find More Illinois requests, and will cover all aspects of the ShareIt staff interface used for borrowing and lending. 

    America/Chicago Find More Illinois Training for ILL Staff (CCS)
    • Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Technical Group
    • May. 16, 2024
    • 09:30 AM

    Please RSVP if planning on attending!

    RSVP or submit agenda topic: https://forms.office.com/r/CD7asgRGxS

    ADD TO CALENDAR May 16, 2024 9:30am May 16, 2024 9:30am

    Please RSVP if planning on attending!

    RSVP or submit agenda topic: https://forms.office.com/r/CD7asgRGxS

    America/Chicago ILL Technical Group Meeting
    • Webinar
    • May. 16, 2024
    • 02:00 PM

    This virtual session will provide an introduction to Find More Illinois. This session will review how patrons and staff can access the Find More Illinois catalog to search for materials and place requests.

    ADD TO CALENDAR May 16, 2024 2:00pm May 16, 2024 2:00pm

    This virtual session will provide an introduction to Find More Illinois. This session will review how patrons and staff can access the Find More Illinois catalog to search for materials and place requests.

    America/Chicago Introduction to Find More Illinois
    • Webinar
    • Jun. 4, 2024
    • 01:30 PM

    If asked, could you say what your library’s checkout limit is for Activity Kits or list which permission groups you’re in? Learn about where to find these ILS circulation policies and staff settings in “What’s the Limit!” Over the course of this 1-hour webinar, attendees will learn how to use policy-related Web Reports to:

    • Manage staff permissions 
    • Identify how your library is using Patron Codes and Patron Statistical Class, and find opportunities for data cleanup 
    • Use the Polaris Policy Web Report to answer policy-related questions on loan periods, patron checkout limits, and material type limits  

    The session will be recorded for those who are unable to attend live. The recording will be shared with members via CCS News.  

    ADD TO CALENDAR June 04, 2024 1:30pm June 04, 2024 1:30pm

    If asked, could you say what your library’s checkout limit is for Activity Kits or list which permission groups you’re in? Learn about where to find these ILS circulation policies and staff settings in “What’s the Limit!” Over the course of this 1-hour webinar, attendees will learn how to use policy-related Web Reports to:

    • Manage staff permissions 
    • Identify how your library is using Patron Codes and Patron Statistical Class, and find opportunities for data cleanup 
    • Use the Polaris Policy Web Report to answer policy-related questions on loan periods, patron checkout limits, and material type limits  

    The session will be recorded for those who are unable to attend live. The recording will be shared with members via CCS News.  

    America/Chicago What’s the Limit: Reports for Policy Cleanup and Staff Management
    • Webinar
    • Jun. 11, 2024
    • 09:00 AM

    Join CCS and RAILS staff for hands-on interlibrary loan training for the ShareIt, the software behind Find More Illinois. This session is meant for interlibrary loan staff that will be managing Find More Illinois requests, and will cover all aspects of the ShareIt staff interface used for borrowing and lending. 

    ADD TO CALENDAR June 11, 2024 9:00am June 11, 2024 9:00am

    Join CCS and RAILS staff for hands-on interlibrary loan training for the ShareIt, the software behind Find More Illinois. This session is meant for interlibrary loan staff that will be managing Find More Illinois requests, and will cover all aspects of the ShareIt staff interface used for borrowing and lending. 

    America/Chicago Find More Illinois Training for ILL Staff (CCS)