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Systems Staff Meeting Notes
July 31, 2006

Present: Cynthia Bowker, Will Chaney, Debra Fetzer, Winston Harris, Bobbie Meng, Tom Minton, Chris Nicolich, Amy Polk, Geoffrey Stewart, Ying Tang, Stephen Williams
Announcements
  1. Cynthia cleaned her carpets this weekend. Bobbie cleaned the mold from the track of her shower stall this weekend.
  2. Systems construction - phone number for the crew supervisor, Barry: 678-431-1282. Need to give him a call before going down to the area. Rob got a quote on the mold removal/painting.
  3. Martha's last day is tomorrow. Beach party, 3rd floor East.
  4. Library West opening 1PM Wed Aug 2. Construction on Starbucks to begin soon. Room 1 to close as soon as West is open.
Ongoing Systems Updates
Equipment Received/Installed/Repaired
  1. Order for four DVD/VCR combos for West - they are going to be back ordered, so we will switch to a different, available brand. Same vendor (Dell).
Liaisons
  1. Need port list for all of the Libraries to verify charging for wall plate service. We've received them from Ed & MSL - nothing for East.
  2. ALEPH access given to a student with no networking sign-on - just need to remind liaisons as to the security breach of signing people on to the network under someone else's sign-on.
Networking
  1. Linux agent downloaded, but has already been superseded. Backup Exec requires a newer copy -43 mgs of Linux formatted files.
  2. West high-end computers - very slow in performing. Some tweaks have been found. RAM cache on drives need to be equal. Photoshop scratch file needs to be on another drive. Need high-end graphics card.
  3. Upcoming - West opening - Systems should be available for anything.
  4. Media Tech - Aug 11-30 - they will be setting up the West classrooms/training room. They will work over the weekend. Facilities will give them access.
Software Projects Status
  1. Quality Control document is in the works.
  2. Grant tracking - still under review.
  3. Training database - getting feedback from HR & HSSS.
  4. ERES - meeting tomorrow with Michelle Foss. Last meeting before the roll-out in the fall.
  5. Personnel database revamping - Winston is working on it.
  6. Greenstone - Ying is doing some last-minute fixing before she leaves.
  7. Mark is on vacation this week.
Web Projects
  1. Circ manual is done.
  2. Contact for MetaLib is Carol Turner. Waiting for CM to come back with a list of approved subjects. It will stay in beta testing for the fall.
  3. Test blogging server to be set up in Tom's office.
Students and Departments
  1. All three students should be returning for the fall. No schedule as of yet.

 

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