CARLI News

I apologize for the service outage this afternoon. I was making network changes and created a route loop that caused our primary and secondary networks to go into a disabled state. This outage took longer than normal to resolve because I needed to contact campus networking staff to bring the disabled ports back online.

I obviously need to make some changes to our network plans. There are two changes I can think of right now:

1) I will look into making changes to our network to make sure I can immediately enable any ports that go offline.

April 28, 2017
By: Brandon Gant


From Curt Teich Postcard Archives Digital Collection (Newberry Library) in CARLI Digital Collections.

Known among deltiologists for pioneering linen postcards and popularizing the large letter style, Curt Teich & Company was a postcard manufacturer in Chicago from 1898 to 1978.

 

 

 

 

April 28, 2017
By: Digital Collections

Volunteer for a CARLI Committee: Deadline April 28

Each year CARLI has a number of opportunities to serve on various committees. Service on CARLI committees affords individuals a unique opportunity to use their experience and expertise to help shape the future of the consortium and its services. CARLI is now seeking volunteers to serve on nine advisory committees. Volunteers chosen will serve a three-year term, July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020. Faculty and staff members from all CARLI member libraries, with all levels of experience, are encouraged to apply.

April 26, 2017
By: Michelle Haake

The Production SFX service will be moved to a new operating system between 6AM and 10AM this Sunday, April 23rd.

I expect the service to be down for less than an hour during this maintenance window.

Brandon Gant
CARLI

April 17, 2017
By: Brandon Gant

The CARLI Board of Directors election is now underway. All governing member directors should receive their ballot on Monday, April 17. If you did not receive a ballot, please . Your input is valuable to us, please remember to vote.

April 17, 2017
By: Michelle Haake


From: Newberry Library

The Chicago Jewish Community Blue Book
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

April 13, 2017
By: Digital Collections

Pick and Scan users:
Would you prefer viewing log files in a horizontal format where each item is listed in a single row with columns containing the item details? If so, new documentation is available that provides directions on converting the log data using a set of Excel Macros:

April 11, 2017
By:

An updated server used behind-the-scenes with VuFind 0.6 and VuFind 3.x will be put in place between 6AM and 10AM on Sunday, April 9th. The outage should be less than 20 minutes if everything works as expected. If not, we may remove the new server and put the older one back in place.

Brandon Gant
CARLI

April 5, 2017
By: Brandon Gant

The recordings for the February and March webinars have been posted to the Voyager Reports Mini-Webinar page. Along with the videos, you’ll find SQL for some of the demonstrated queries, as well as the slides for each session. 

Staff that search the website for the webinars may also find them linked from the event notices on the calendar as well.

April 3, 2017
By: Ted Schwitzner


From EBR African American Cultural Life (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville) in CARLI Digital Collections.

Avery Brooks, known to some as Captain Benjamin Sisko from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, is seen reading from Henry Dumas' Goodbye, Sweetwater. Dumas was involved with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's Upward Bound program, and worked with Eugene Redmond, distinguished Emeritus Professor of English at SIUE and poet of the Black Arts Movement. Dumas died in 1968 at the age of 33, shot to death by New York City Transit Police.
 
 

March 31, 2017
By: Digital Collections

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