The Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative website provides information, training, tools, and other resources for library staff at the colleges and universities served by the Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC).
Visitors are invited to learn more about the Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative (FALSC) and the 150+ libraries at our state's 40 public institutions of higher education. A clickable map locates the colleges and universities that we serve and provides links to each institution's library website.
THE SIERRA / ENCORE DUET PROJECT
Get the latest information on FALSC and FLVC's multi-year project to implement a next-generation integrated library system for public colleges and universities throughout Florida: status updates, training announcements and recorded training sessions, documentation, Information Technology advisories, lists of local IT contacts and ILS Coordinators, implementation wikis and discussion lists, and more.
UPDATE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: FALSC and our member libraries are on the final stretch of the marathon known as Preproduction Verification, a time-intensive program of testing on the Sierra/Encore Duet ILS. We’re also wrapping up e-resources licensing for another year and preparing for an MCLS meeting in Tallahassee. Plus: Reports on the Nov. 1 virtual meeting of the MCLS, upcoming events, freeze dates for legacy systems, IPEDS, FALSC hiring, Islandora, Florida OJ, centralized loads, extracts, and reports for the colleges and universities. See the November Update
INSTITUTIONS IN THE NEWS: Florida State University Libraries, Florida International University, and the University of Miami team up to launch the Sunshine State Digital Network (SSDN), which will “provide digital access to over 72,000 cultural heritage materials from across the state of Florida." Read more
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