Entries by Pam O'Hara

Understanding Horizon Settings class now available!

At the request of the ILS Operations/Technology Policy joint committee, SELCO has developed a class required for all Library Directors to better understand the complicated settings in the Horizon System: Understanding Horizon Settings. Directors may choose to include their automation contacts or other staff as well. You will have 12 months to complete the class and […]

Winter 2019 Cooperative Technology Purchase

Please find below the link for the Winter 2019 Cooperative Purchase online order form. The offerings for this purchase are much like those of the previous Cooperative Technology Purchase. Winter 2019  Cooperative Technology Purchase Order Form We are using an online order form for the Winter 2019 Cooperative Purchase. Please fill it out online, once we receive your order, we will send a confirmation email. Please respond to the confirmation email so that we can ensure your order is correct. We will be offering […]

MLA Institute for Leadership Excellence — deadline extended!

MILE has extended its deadline through the end of the year. Find application here.  The SELCO region has had many participants in this outstanding 4-day conference, including Reagen Thalacker and Pam O’Hara at SELCO. MLA’s incoming president, Patti Bross,  attended in 2017. The 2019 Institute will be held at the beautiful Sugar Lake Lodge in […]

Horizon Library Basics Completed

Pat yourselves on the back, everyone with a Horizon login completed the class by the deadline!  We started with over 400 logins last October, and after deleting unused accounts, 334 people completed the class.  This is a huge success!  Going forward, every time you have a new hire at your library, the Library Basics class will be assigned to them […]

Fall 2018 Cooperative Technology Purchase

Please find below the link for the Fall 2018 Cooperative Purchase online order form. The offerings for this purchase are much like those of the previous Cooperative Technology Purchase. Fall 2018  Cooperative Technology Purchase Order Form We are using an online order form for the Fall 2018 Cooperative Purchase. Please fill it out online, once we receive your order, we will send a confirmation email. Please respond to the confirmation email so that we can ensure your order is correct. We will be offering […]

Reminder: Horizon Library Basics class

We are down to the last two months to complete the Library Basics class, required for everyone with a Horizon login.  225 have completed Library Basics Training. 173 Horizon Users need to finish by the end of the day October 23, 2018. If you don’t finish by that date, your Horizon login will expire.    The Library Basics […]

Niche Academy is Here!

Our version of Niche Academy, called SELCO Academy, launches today! SELCO Academy Tutorials provides in-catalog tutorials for electronic databases for your patrons. It is embedded in Enterprise on your library website. You no longer need to be the expert in how to download books, use Chilton’s or even how to use Twitter; simply direct your patron to the tutorial, which they can view […]

New Generic User Accounts in Horizon

As requested by the ILS Operations & Technology Policy Joint Committee, SELCO has created generic user accounts in Horizon. Feel free to use them or not, as best suits your library. Some libraries find it useful to use generic accounts at their circulation desks, so one person’s Horizon account doesn’t have to be logged in to […]

Winter 2018 Cooperative Technology Purchase

Please find below the link for the Winter 2018 Cooperative Purchase online order form. The offerings for this purchase are much like those of the previous Cooperative Technology Purchase. Winter 2018  Cooperative Technology Purchase Order Form We are using an online order form for the Winter 2018 Cooperative Purchase. Please fill it out online, once we receive your order, we will send a confirmation email. Please respond to the confirmation email so that we can ensure your order is correct. […]

Horizon Training Reset

In order to make Horizon use more consistent across the region, SELCO is acting on a recommendation from the ILS Operations & Technology Policy joint committee to provide standardized basic Horizon training to Online Library staff. We ask that all staff with Horizon logins take this Library Basics training online (create your own account) or in-person […]