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Ohio’s Regional Innovative Users Group calls for proposals



The OH-IUG conference planning committee invites the submission of presentation proposals for the

OH-IUG Annual Conference, to be held on October 12, 2018 at the State Library in Columbus.

Guidelines for Presentations

1) Sessions will be approximately 50 minutes and should include a brief Q&A period at the end

2) Formats can include: presentation, panel presentation, guided discussion

3) Repeats of presentations from the annual IUG conference are acceptable

4) Presenters from other regional Innovative Users Group and surrounding states are welcome

5) The deadline for presentation proposal submissions is July 27, 2018

6) Topics of interest include:

  • APIs (Polaris/Sierra)
  • Basics of Polaris/Sierra/Millennium codes & tables, database structure
  • Batch loading/MarcEdit
  • Best practices for: circulation, cataloging, serials, acquisitions, collection development Millennium/Sierra/Polaris)
  • BIBFRAME or linked data
  • Circulation and circulation reports
  • Collection management and collection management reports
  • Decision making and assessment
  • Disaster prevention and recovery
  • Encore or Polaris Discovery
  • Hosted and cloud services
  • ILS migrations
  • Implementation of new products or processes
  • Inn-Reach
  • IT security
  • Loan rules/system cleanup
  • Polaris Statistics: Report Builder, Simply Reports, and SQL
  • Process workflows
  • Sierra/Millennium: Create Lists basics and advanced, tips and tricks, Enhanced/JSON
  • SQL Access and Queries (Polaris/Sierra)
  • Statistical reporting
  • System admin (Polaris/Sierra/Millennium)
  • Training tips and tools
  • WebPAC or Polaris PAC


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