Recorded Training

 

Below are recorded trainings and tutorials for Sierra and Encore Duet. Contact the FLVC Help Desk for log in assistance.

Recorded trainings are also available from the ILS Implementation wiki.

 

Click on a topic to go to the recordings in that subject area:

 

 

 

GENERAL

 
Introduction to Sierra and Encore Duet Documentation Requires Login This recorded webinar introduces CSDirect, the Innovative Interfaces documentation portal. Access the recording and the PowerPoint with links and login information. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.
FALSC Regional User Meeting PowerPoint Slides View slides from the 2016 FALSC Regional User Meetings. Includes an overview of the Sierra Encore Duet Implementation plan. 05-12-2016
Overview of Sierra and Encore Duet for Working Groups Requires Login This two hour presentation covers the basic functionality of Sierra and Encore Duet. Conducted by Schlomit Schwarzer, Lead trainer at Innovative Interfaces, for the Implementation Working Groups on July 2016. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.
Using the Sierra Desktop Application Requires Login This brief tutorial presents an overview of Sierra. Log in with the MyInnoU username / password.
Training Working Group Update: Overview of Spring 2017 Training Requires Login This one hour presentation covers the basic plan for training and documentation for the Sierra and Encore Duet implementation. Conducted by the Training Working Group in Nov. 2016. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.
Training Working Group Update: Update on Spring 2017 Training Requires Login This one hour presentation reviews the Training Tracks document, which organizes the exisitng training into subject areas. Conducted by the Training Working Group in Dec. 2017 . Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course. See the PowerPoint here.

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ACQUISITIONS/SERIALS

 
Acquisitions/Serials Working Group Overview Requires Login This two hour overview of the Acquisitions and Serials functions in Sierra was conducted by Schlomit Schwarzer, Lead Trainer for Innovative Interfaces July 2016. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.
Acquisitions 1 Training for Acquisitions/Serials Working Group Requires Login This four hour recorded training of the Acquisitions and Serials functions in Sierra was conducted by Schlomit Schwarzer, Lead Trainer for Innovative Interfaces Nov. 2016. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.
Acquisitions 2 Training for Acquisitions/Serials Working Group Requires Login This four hour recorded training of the Acquisitions and Serials functions in Sierra was conducted by Schlomit Schwarzer, Lead Trainer for Innovative Interfaces Nov. 2016. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.
Serials Training for Acquisitions/Serials Working Group Requires Login This four hour recorded training of the Acquisitions and Serials functions in Sierra was conducted by Schlomit Schwarzer, Lead Trainer for Innovative Interfaces Nov. 2016. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.

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CATALOGING

 
Cataloging/Authorities Working Group Overview Requires Login This two hour overview of the Cataloging functions in Sierra was conducted by Schlomit Schwarzer, Lead Trainer for Innovative Interfaces July 2016. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.
Profile Evaluation for Working Groups Requires Login This four hour session was presented by Schlomit Schwarzer, Lead Trainer for Innovative Interfaces, for Sierra / Encore Duet Implementation Working Groups. Paticipants learned how to find and review bib, item and holding records to be sure the data was loaded correctly from Aleph into Sierra. Presented Sept. 20 2016. Log in with your FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.
Cataloging 1 - Working Group Training Requires Login This six hour training session covers the basics of the Sierra Cataloging functions. Conducted by Schlomit Schwarzer, Lead Trainer for Innovative Interfaces Nov. 2016. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.
Cataloging 2 - Working Group Training Requires Login This six hour training session covers some of the more advanced Cataloging functions. Conducted by Schlomit Schwarzer, Lead Trainer for Innovative Interfaces Nov. 2016. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.

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CIRCULATION/COURSE RESERVES

 
Sierra Circulation Basics Requires Login This four hour interactive tutorial includes information needed to manage the day-to-day activities of the circulation desk. Log in with the MyInnoU username / password.
Sierra Course Reserves Requires Login This tutorial covers the Sierra Course Reserves Function. Log in with the CSDirect username / password and then scroll down to Sierra Course Reserves.
Circulation/Resource Sharing Working Group Overview Requires Login This two and a half hour overview of the Circulation functions in Sierra was conducted by Schlomit Schwarzer, Lead Trainer for Innovative Interfaces July 2016. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.
Circulation 1 - Working Group Training Requires Login This six hour training session covers the basics of the Sierra Circulation functions. Conducted by Schlomit Schwarzer, Lead Trainer for Innovative Interfaces Nov. 2016. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.
Circulation 2 - Working Group Training Requires Login This six hour training session covers some of the more advanced Circulation functions, such as notices, hold request management and course reserves. Conducted by Schlomit Schwarzer, Lead Trainer for Innovative Interfaces Nov. 2016. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.

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ELECTRONIC RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

 
Overview of EBSCO EDS Database Partners Questionnaire Requires Login This one hour discussion of the EBSCO EDS Database Partners Questionnaire will assist library staff with completing the questionnaire for Encore Duet. Provided by Cherie McCraw of FALSC. Bonnie Weissman from EBSCO attended and provided valuable feedback. Log in with the FLVCLearn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.
ERM Electronic Resource Management Working Group Overview Requires Login This two hour overview of the ERM function in Sierra was conducted by Schlomit Schwarzer, Lead Trainer for Innovative Interfaces July 2016. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.
ERM 1 Training for Working Group Requires Login This six hour training session covers the basics of the ERM function in Sierra. Conducted by Schlomit Schwarzer, Lead Trainer for Innovative Interfaces July 2016. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.
ERM 2 Training for Working Group Requires Login This six hour training session covers some of the more advanced featurs of the ERM function in Sierra. Conducted by Schlomit Schwarzer, Lead Trainer for Innovative Interfaces July 2016. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.

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ENCORE DUET

 
Encore Duet Overview Requires Login This one hour interactive tutorial will show you how to find library resources with Encore and how to use various Encore features. Log in with the MyInnoU username / password.
Encore Administration Requires Login This 40 minute interactive tutorial includes information on administering and customizing Encore. Log in with the MyInnoU username / password.
Discovery Interface / Discovery Configuration Working Group Overview Requires Login This two hour overview of Encore Duet was conducted by Schlomit Schwarzer, Lead Trainer for Innovative Interfaces July 2016. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.

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REPORTS/SYSTEMS

 
Systems Working Group Overview Requires Login This two hour overview of the Systems functions in Sierra was conducted by Schlomit Schwarzer, Lead Trainer for Innovative Interfaces July 2016. Log in with the FLVC Learn username / password, click Course Catalog and search for the course.
Decision Center: Collection Management and decision support Requires Login Decision Center is a web-based Collection Development tool that will be available 2 - 3 months after system go-live in July 2017. Data is harvested from Sierra over those months and then a suite of reporting tools will be available to assist in making collection development decisions. Log in with the CSDirect username / password to view the video and find out more.

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Milestones and Events Milestones and Events

2016

  • April: Contract signed
  • April: Working Groups form
  • April: Discussion Groups available
  • April-May: Regional user meetings
  • May: Documentation webinar
  • May-July: FALSC staff training
  • July-August: Sierra and Encore servers set up
  • September-December: Functionality training for Working Groups and FALSC staff

2017

  • February-July: Training for college and university library staff statewide
  • August-September: Production server reload
  • October-December: Preproduction Verification
  • December: Executive Review and Approval to Proceed

2018

  • January-April: Client Readiness Review
  • July 2018: Phased "Go Live"