Month: March 2020

Ohio Public Librarian Certification Program

The Ohio Public Librarian Certification Program recognizes individual librarians who have met minimum standards established by the Ohio Library Council. An individual who meets these standards and has successfully completed the certification process is recognized as a Certified Public Librarian in Ohio.

The minimum standards for initial Ohio Public Librarian Certification are:

  • A master’s degree in library and information studies from a program accredited by the American Library Association
  • Two years of experience working in a library

Visit http://olc.org/resources/education/certification/ for more details.

Magazine integration with Enterprise coming

Our RBdigital Unlimited Magazines will be available directly from Enterprise via the SirsiDynix’s eResource Connector with the next upgrade, due by end of April.

RBdigital Magazines effortlessly syncs a library’s licensed current and back issues of eMagazines to Enterprise. Patrons can easily find, checkout and read digital magazines from the library catalog.

Enterprise 5.0.2 BLUEprint – RBdigital Magazines eResourece Central Connector Integration vFinal

Tips for Working From Home

The staff site is taking a backseat to Gmail at this time. In the interest of not overloading your inboxes further I am going to post less critical resources here. Please continue to look in on the staff website, but anything mission-critical will come via Gmail.

This is a useful article about working from home that SirsiDynix shared:
https://superlibrarymarketing.com/2020/03/16/workfromhome/

Note that not everything stated may apply to Lane, but there are some useful tips here. e.g I found this one applying to me:

Don’t fall into a Netflix/YouTube/Twitter/whatever hole. It’s hard for some work-at-home employees to avoid distractions. The best way to keep from binge-watching shows when you should be working is not to start.