Entries by Cheryl Hill

Change to Ecommerce Solution

SELCO has made a minor change to the way patrons pay fines and fees online via the Enterprise catalog. Today SELCO is beginning the transition to Paypal as our ecommerce solution. After logging into My Account in Enterprise if a patron has fines they will display in the Fines tab along with an option to […]

Workshop Registration Now Open

Collection Development & Management Workshop Wed., November 5, 2014 8:30a – 5:00p, SELCO Office Join SELCO and Peggy Johnson, adjunct professor at St. Catherine University and author of Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management, 3rd ed. for a full day workshop regarding collection analysis, management, and maintenance geared toward small to medium public libraries.  Participants […]

Welcome Red Wing High School

In the most recent round of LSTA projects, SELCO was awarded a grant to automate a new school media center to join the SELCO Online Library community. I am pleased to announce that Red Wing High School’s media center officially joins the regional cataloging and shared lending program September 10th, 2014. Their media specialist, Megan […]

Dewey Day 2013 Wrap Up

Dewey Day 2013 was a great success!    Over the course of 3 days (Monday-Wednesday) 5 catalogers cataloged a total of 614 items from 55 different SELCO online libraries.   A very special thank you to all the catalogers who worked so hard to get all these items done so quickly! Thank you,  Becky Lashinski, Kristi Robb, Cindy Baker […]

Dewey Day 2013

It’s that time of year again! 5th Annual Dewey Day is Tuesday, December 10th 2013.    In honor of Melville Dewey’s Birthday the SELCO catalogers will again catalog items free of charge!    Each library (each distinct Location Code) is allowed to send up to 20 items to SELCO for free cataloging via delivery.    Items must be in your […]

OCLC Experiments in FRBR and Cookbooks

FRBR, Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records, is the foundational theory behind the new library cataloging code RDA (Resource Description and Access). FRBR attempts to define library materials in the context of the entity relationship model used in most databases and has a focus on users’ interaction with data. To achieve this model FRBR has basic […]

Dewey Day 2012

I have had a chance to compile some figures from Dewey Day 2012. It was again a great success. I am glad we could help get some more titles into the catalog for patrons to use. Here are some statistics:                     6: Catalogers on Dewey Day itself […]