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Systems Staff Meeting Notes
October 26, 2007

Present: Thomas Bielicke, Cynthia Bowker, Will Chaney, Debra Fetzer, Winston Harris, Bobbie Meng, Chris Nicolich, Amy Polk, Stephen Williams
Announcements
  1. Cynthia has two birthday parties to attend this weekend: her sister's and her dog's.
  2. Will's kids are having their birthday party at the O'Connell Center with the volleyball team.
  3. Support Services meeting notes - Nov.9 paycheck will have $1000 bonus (pre-tax).
  4. Today is the last day to make a benefits change.
  5. 1.8% minimum wage increase in January.
  6. Library Council approved the 2nd half of the salary increase. Should begin in the Nov. 23 paycheck.
  7. Strategic Planning Committee - going slowly - won't be done until February. Structure may change so that we can provide the service that campus desires.
  8. LibQual survey is out.
  9. Storage Facility proposal - to be constructed in 2010, occupied by 2012. Will be built out at ALF. DLC and Preservation are slated to move there.
  10. Extended hours for Library West - two weeks prior to finals: 8AM-4AM.
  11. New key box for Systems to be stored in the inner vault.
Ongoing Systems Updates
Equipment Received/Installed/Repaired
  1. Orders - DLC switch & network card - GigE for Copibook scanners - have not ordered yet, need proof that it will work.
Liaisons
  1. Educate & Celebrate session will be next Thursday in place of the regular Liaison Meeting.
Networking
  1. Working on master browser problem - Greenstone Production - items disappearing in the Network Neighborhood. Problem is also occurring with other browsers and subnets - branches have reported it as well as Library Administration.
  2. McAfee is working better - but not all machines are automatically updating.
  3. SAN, SMS - no update, but they are just about ready.
  4. Backup Exec - need to clear space on the C: drive this weekend. We had a challenge with the installation keys - finally got them after several phone calls. Page file moved - will reboot this weekend.
  5. Public to AD - it is going okay - Amy documented the steps, now must automate the process. Xerox printing must work. Xerox contract ends 11/30/08. CIRCA will demo their print solution in the spring and we will test it in the summer.
Software Projects Status
  1. Chris & Stephen are working on the Grover feedback.
  2. Tom B. is working on a new version of DLC Tracking database importer. Next phase will take it from desktop to Web-based.
  3. Still waiting for a response from Lori regarding the National Barcode Prefix.
  4. LibQual - pre-notification - survey now online.
  5. ITAC meeting - AD - they are very exciting that the Libraries will be joining.
  6. PeopleSoft Student Financial Affairs meeting - book fines, lost book charges - they are asking for ideas.
  7. LIB IR - popped back up again, had fallen off. May be ready for Backup Exec.
Students and Department
  1. Working on OPS budget estimate for the remaining fiscal year.
Systems Security Management
  1. Meeting held.

 

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