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George A. Smathers Libraries
University of Florida
P.O. Box 117000
Gainesville, FL 32611-7000

Telephone: (352) 273-2800
Fax: (352) 392-2354

Information Technology Staff Meeting Notes
February 28, 2012

Present: Thomas Bielicke, Laurie Brennan, Chris Case, Will Chaney, Debra Fetzer, Amy Polk, Patricia Ruwell, Josh Spurgin, Mark Sullivan, Evan Wack
  1. Annual Appraisal period begins - due to HR 23 March 2012.
  2. Leave spend down - plan early.
Ongoing IT Updates

  1. App Streaming - Adobe Acrobat package challenges - print driver issues continue.
  2. Staff Migration: AFA - Thursday, March 1st
    Cataloging / Metadata - Monday, March 5th
    LAC then ALF (no firm dates)
  3. Audio / Visual - no change
    MSL monitors
    New Microphones 1A - waiting more options, testing
  4. VDI Project: Citrix vs VMware
  5. New microfiche readers: Special Collection - location issues
  6. Printing - Public printing in HSCL is down
    Creating Mac Print Drivers
  7. Software - Illiad 8.2 upgrade re-scheduled for March 7th
    Endnote issues
    GPO for Macro Express departments
  8. McAfee - Migrate server from 2003 32 bit to 2008 64 bit
  9. Intermittent logon issues continue
    Low resource error continues - ticket in with CNS
    Remote Desktop does not allow logon or directs you to the wrong computer
  1. Kuali OLE - DELIVER team update
  2. Chris will consult with Will and Winston reviewing Implementation Plan
  3. Print Journal Inventory Tracker (Storage Facility/ ASERL) - met with Cathy M. to further define requirements. Set up weekly meetings until requirements are finished
  4. ASERL Gap Analysis rehost + mods - anticipated to finish "rehost" phase by end of February
  5. Patron Updates - switch data sources to new Enterprise Systems data warehouse
  6. Macros
  7. ARES-Sakai authentication - Atlas implementing cross-walk table
  8. Broadcast to Public Computers tool - Implement Threading to improve speed/performance
Network/Server Administration
  1. VDI testing - ACL issue with VM access. CNS is fixing it, should be done today
  2. New EPO server - server ready, waiting for ACL configuration
  3. Voicemail to email conversion Friday
  4. New server for security cameras in process - setup complete, waiting for access to PPD VLAN
  5. New CNS Remedy Ticketing System leaves much to be desired.
Web & Digital
  1. Web Projects: ALADN/Listserv instructions and automation as well as the Panama Canal Museum migration. On hold: LAC website update, FEFDL & CMS
  2. DLC/Shared Storage Projects:
    FCLA implementation of SobekCM
    C#/ASP.NET "port" of Djatoka a Djatoka.NET
    DLC-to-Hathi Trust format and workflow tools
    Retrospective theses/dissertation site for digitization opt-out