Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sept. 2015 v.26 no. 1

Click the READ MORE button to scan the contents of this CCL Outlook for articles of interest, including announcements, reports, tech briefs, college updates, and assorted notes & resources.

Letter from CCL Interim President Kenley Neufeld

Welcome back to another academic year. I trust your library doors are open and the students are taking advantage of your programs and services. The Council of Chief Librarians has been working throughout the summer to plan for the coming…

EAR Committee Report

REPORT: ELECTRONIC ACCESS TO RESOURCES (CCL-EAR) COMMITTEE Darryl Swarm (Feather River College): Committee Chair The CCL-EAR Committee held their first meeting of the new academic year on September 11, 2015. This meeting took place virtually in teleconference format. We welcomed…

Membership Report – Gregg Atkins, Executive Director

The 2015-2016 CCL Membership invoices … yours is sitting somewhere in your Library!  Hopefully, it flew right into your mailbox and you “passed the baton” right over to the Library’s business clerk to start the payment process! And, yes, still…

CCL Regional Groups

CCL has an organizational structure loosely based on the challenging geographic spread of the 114 colleges in the system.  A list of the regions and the librarian currently representing each region can be found at the Executive Board Membership page…

Clovis Becomes 114 th CCC

On June 30, 2015 Clovis Community College became the newest California Community College. Clovis is in the  State Center Community College District which now has the NEWEST community college in California and the OLDEST community college in the state with…

CCL 2015 Fall Regional Workshop — Sept 23/24

Online Education and Student Equity Wednesday, 9/23/2015 Irvine Marriott, 18000 Van Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92162 Thursday, 9/24/2015 Renaissance Club Sport Hotel, 2805 Jones Road, Walnut Creek, CA  94597 9:00am – 9:30am Registration 9:30am – 10:30am Strategies for Supporting Online…

Library 2.015 Virtual Conference

Library 2.015  — Technology Tops Agenda for Library 2.015 Worldwide Virtual Conference.http://www.library20.com/2015 The agenda for the Library 2.015 Worldwide Virtual Conference  is taking shape with three keynote sessions confirmed, as well as insightful presentations by distinguished speakers and information professionals…

ALA 2015 HIGHLIGHTS AVAILABLE

1.     COGNOTES annual Highlights Edition http://iebms.heiexpo.com/ala/ALA15CognotesHighlights.pdf 2.     Sessions with Handouts available: http://alaac15.ala.org/sessions/handouts 3.    LITA Top Tech Trends Panel | ALA Annual 2015 http://goo.gl/6ERof8    

INTERNET TRENDS 2015 — REPORT

The original Internet Trends report released at the end of May by Kleiner Perkins has 196 slides, and is available here: http://www.kpcb.com/internet-trends Tech Crunch TC has released a digest of the the most important insights From Mary Meeker’s 2015 Internet…

How to Evaluate Web Pages for Accessibility

How to Evaluate Your Web Pages for Accessibility,  by George Williams Chronicle of Higher Education, July 17, 2015 http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/how-to-evaluate-your-web-pages-for-accessibility/60485?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en   This article provides links to resources and tools addressing accessibility in digital environments.

Bridging the Librarian–Faculty Gap in the Academic Library 2015

https://s3.amazonaws.com/WebVault/surveys/LJ_AcademicLibrarySurvey2015_results.pdf  Academic libraries need to be embedded in campus culture. New survey from Gale and Library Journal reveals disconnects among academic faculty and librarians  Working with Library Journal, Gale reached out to academic faculty and librarians across the U.S. and received…

How Do Users Search and Discover?

Findings from Ex Libris User Research.  May 2015 http://www.exlibrisgroup.com/files/Products/Primo/HowDoUsersSearchandDiscover.pdf  Users come to the library for a variety of reasons. For example, they may be seeking a specific item, be it a book, an article, an audio recording, or another type…

The Political Librarian Sept 2015

New Journal:   Announcing Volume I, Issue 1 of The Political Librarian, our new journal at the intersection local libraries, public policy and tax policy. We are interested in featuring new voices and lines of inquiry, and are interested in publishing opinion pieces,…

Antelope Valley

Over the summer the library converted their Horizon system from a locally hosted server over to a SaaS service provided by Sirsi.

Berkeley City College

Jenny Yap is the newest tenure-track Librarian at Berkeley City College.  Jenny previously worked part time as a librarian at Berkeley City College and as an adjunct English instructor at CSU East Bay.  She is currently serving on the Steering…