We are excited to share the news that we have a go-live date of Monday, September 19, 2016 for the new MNLINK patron interface.
MNLINK continues to move forward in anticipation of the new public discovery. Branding for the program will change in that we’ll no longer refer to the Gateway, just calling the program MNLINK.
Obinnaya Oji shares information he learned in a session ALA in Orlando about the future of interlibrary loan.
At ALA in Orlando this year, Agnes Lee attended OCLC's Symposium on Disney's Approach to Quality Service. She shares some of what she learned.
According to the New York Times, 5 million Americans gather every few weeks for book club discussions. At Minitex, we have seen an increase in these type of requests and we attempt to fill as many as possible.
Have you ever heard the phrase “You don’t know what you don’t know?” Sometimes we just need a little push, a bit of inspiration, and some concrete ideas to spark useful change. If you aren’t sure what you are looking for, or want to improve something specific, try enrolling with Library Juice Academy.
In light of our own inter-office work regarding primary source packets spearheaded by Jennifer Hootman and Greta Bahnemann, I thought it fitting to share the many ways in which librarians seek to tie historical instances and materials with very present and timely conversations. After the Philando Castile shooting, the librarians at Gale Family Library at the Minnesota Historical Society put together the following press briefing and shared it on Facebook.
This is a good time for our participants to order various supplies from Minitex. If you need any routing forms, address labels, or cable ties for securing your delivery tubs go to the Delivery Supplies order page and let us know what you need.
If you are headed to The Minnesota Library Association Annual Conference or the North Dakota Library Association Annual Conference, check out the presentations by Minitex Resource Sharing staff.
Did you miss the OCLC sponsored webinar on July 19th, "Unlocking the Interlibrary Loan Code for the United States webinar?" Here is your chance to check out the webinar recording and to learn the latest information that will ensure your interlibrary loan operation is up to code.
The MNLINK Marketing committee has prepared information for distribution to patrons and staff which you can download, print, and cut as needed.