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  • Co-Chairs: Samantha Dietel and Vickie Totton, Member Services Consultants
    2017 Meeting Dates: April 27, October 26

    The Acquisitions Users Group is open to all SWAN library staff – those who currently use Acquisitions as well as those who may be interested in using this module. It is a forum for all things Acquisitions and an excellent opportunity for networking. The Group meets twice a year in April and October.

  • Chair: Scott Brandwein, Bibliographic Services Manager
    2017 Meeting Dates: January 20, April 21, July 21, October 20

  • Chair: Scott Brandwein, Bibliographic Services Manager
    2017 Meeting Dates: February 2, May 4, August 3, November 2

    This group consists of representatives from the libraries that have been authorized to contribute full-level cataloging to the SWAN database. The group is similar to the Cataloging Advisory Group in its focus on solving problems and establishing standards for use across SWAN. The difference lies in its emphasis on the more nuanced cataloging topics of bibliographic description and authority control.

  • Chair: Scott Brandwein, Bibliographic Services Manager
    2017 Meeting Dates: March 29, September 13

  • Chair: Kate Boyle
    2017 Meeting Dates: January 18, March 15, May 17, July 19, September 20, November 15

  • Chair: Crystal Vela, Member Services Consultant
    2017 Meeting Dates: February 1, April 5, June 7, August 2, October 4, December 6

    The Circulation User Group is a consolidation of the North and South Circulation Managers meetings. This group discusses new policies and best practices, giving managers an opportunity to network and trade Circulation-related tips and tricks. Meetings are held six times a year on the first Wednesday of the month. All Circulation Managers are invited to share their opinions.

  • Chair: Aaron Skog, Executive Director
    2017 Meeting Dates: January 26, February 23, March 23, April 27, May 25, June 22, July 27, August 24, September 28, October 26, November 9, December 28

  • Chair: Ian Nosek, System Administrator
    2017 Meeting Dates: April 27, October 26

    The RFID Committee acts as an extension of the Technology Users Group with the intention of bringing SWAN RFID libraries together to share information and experiences. Their ultimate goal is the standardization of RFID data models and procedures throughout the membership to ensure all systems operate harmoniously. A single representative from each RFID library is encouraged to join the group, which is scheduled to meet biannually.

  • Co-Chairs: Samantha Dietel and Vickie Totton, Member Services Consultants
    2017 Meeting Dates: May 25, November 30

    The Serials Users Group is open to all SWAN library staff – those who currently use Serials as well as those who may be interested in using this module. It is a forum for all things Serials and an excellent opportunity for networking. The Group meets twice a year in May and November.

  • Event Chair: Aaron Skog, Executive Director

    2017 Event Date: August 11

    Planning Committee Chair: Susan Ricker, Library Relations Specialist

    2017 Meeting Dates: January 26, February 23, March 23, April 27, May 25, June 22, July 6, July 20,
    August 3, August 10

  • Chair: Steven Schlewitt, Information Technology Manager
    2017 Meeting Dates: March 23-Rescheduled for March 30, September 21

    The Technology Users Group represents all things related to Information Technology, and meets biannually to discuss emerging trends in library Information Technology and IT projects as they relate to the SWAN membership. SWANTech encourages participation by all library IT staff and contractors.

     

     

     

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