Thrive on Thursday

rachel.pekarDiscussion Starter, Evergreen, Opportunity for Community, support

Many library staff aren’t used to working remotely or in a building without the public visiting.  PaILS is keeping the online meeting room open as much as possible for remote worker support and as a gathering place if SPARK Libraries want to chat, walk through a workflow, or ask questions about our shared hosted software and its settings or capabilities. … Read More

rachel.pekarThrive on Thursday

Pennsylvania Library Association Conference

rachel.pekarcalendar event, Opportunity for Community, PaILS

Stop by to see the staff of Pennsylvania Integrated Library System (PaILS) in Erie at the Pennsylvania Library Association Conference. Come network with us.  Find our exhibitor booth or attend the SPARK Community presentation: SPARKing Relationships & Resource Sharing. What do we offer?  A shared installation of the open source ILS Evergreen and a fantastic community of libraries and support … Read More

rachel.pekarPennsylvania Library Association Conference

The Networking Game

rachel.pekarcalendar event, Opportunity for Community, Training

Free Webinar Prepare to attend the upcoming Pennsylvania Library Association conference, an Evergreen conference, or a Committee, Town Hall, or User Group Meeting by participating in this online training. The Networking Game: Engaging with Colleagues at Your Consortia, Professional Associations, and Conferences Oct 9, 2019 12pm EST Register here:  attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6357355742617557515 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information … Read More

rachel.pekarThe Networking Game

Resource Sharing Test Server soon to be version 3.3

rachel.pekarEvergreen, Opportunity for Community, System Maintenance

SPARK has 3 servers, Production, Test, and Resource Sharing. On Wednesday, June 12, SPARK’s Resource Sharing test server will be refreshed and upgraded to present Evergreen version 3.3.1–it will likely happen in the evening, so you will be able to try it out on or after Thursday, June 13. Let support know if you want to volunteer to do some … Read More

rachel.pekarResource Sharing Test Server soon to be version 3.3

Circulation Committee Meeting

rachel.pekarcalendar event, Circulation, Opportunity for Community, User Groups

The Circulation Committee will be hosting an online Committee Meeting on Thursday, May 16 at 2p.m. If you would like to attend the Committee Meeting, join online with a computer that has speakers and a microphone or read the instructions being sent via the mailing list about how to dial in with your telephone for sound. The preliminary agenda is … Read More

rachel.pekarCirculation Committee Meeting

Catalogers Unite at Town Hall

rachel.pekarcalendar event, Catalog, Opportunity for Community, User Groups

The SPARK Cataloging Committee invites you to the first online Cataloging Town Hall on Wednesday, May 22nd at 2:00 PM.   Like the recently hosted Reports Town Hall, at this event you will have the opportunity to ask all of your questions.  If you have a question about cataloging or would like to see something specific demonstrated, please submit it to … Read More

rachel.pekarCatalogers Unite at Town Hall

SPARK Support LIVE!

rachel.pekarcalendar event, Opportunity for Community, support

Attend an open office hours LIVE work session with PaILS’s Director of Technology and System Support, Lugene. Tuesday, April 16 from 2p.m. to 4p.m. Thursday, April 18 from 10a.m. to noon Don’t worry if you miss this week, in future weeks, we’ll have different hours to serve library staff who work varying hours around the Commonwealth. Format: This is a … Read More

rachel.pekarSPARK Support LIVE!