Friday, March 20, 2009

Upcoming Digital Resources Meeting

Califa has a quarterly meeting of folks interested in the Digital Resources and eBook/eAudio worlds - all Califa members are welcome to attend, whether you participate in any of our programs or not.

The next ones will be April 1 (San Jose) and April 8 (Downey). The agenda is below. Please RSVP if you plan on attending either one.


Califa Digital Resources Steering Committee
San Jose Public Library and Downey City Library
10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
April 1, and April 8 2009


Dan and Aimee from ProQuest will demonstrate the new subaccount features of Safari for libraries, explaining how to download the new marc records, get stats, and other new capabilities.

Quick overview of new ProQuest developments.

MyiLibrary Recap of overview of new shared collection and feedback from demo's.
Report of any libraries currently set up.
Launch collection information.

Recorded Books subscription options, and possible shared collection with some DRM-free ipod titles.Legal Collection update
General Collection update

Database Package Negotiations Feedback from webinars, and updated information on current offers from Gale and Ebsco

Califa Offerings:Digital products: free DeskStats from Altarama until the end of the calendar year, Text-a-Librarian, Shoutbomb,
Physical products: New 3M order in the spring, AWE coming up in May.Next meeting: TBA

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