WCIUG Meeting Nov. 2, 2018

Langara Library

9:00 – 9:30 Greeting / Overview Innovative Interfaces
9:30 – 10:30 Innovative topics 1 Innovative Interfaces
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 12:00 Innovative topics 2 Innovative Interfaces
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 13:30 Inventory / matching Julie Cole
13:30 – 14:00 Langara projects Philip Wong
14:00 – 14:15 Weeding lists Trevor Smith
14:15 – 14:45 Cloud migration Olga Kalachinskaya
14:45 – 15:00 Break
15:00 – 16:00 Round Table

For more information, please contact Ryan Vernon (rvernon@langara.ca).


WCIUG meeting Oct.31, 2016

West Vancouver Memorial Library

Welsh Hall

9:00 – 9:30 Welcome & Introductions

9:30 – 12:00 Morning Session
• Innovative Presentations: Decision Centre, Linked Data and New Discovery OPAC
• 10:30 Break
• Innovative: Knowledge Base and Roadmap for III products.

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Break
12:45 Tour of WVML (optional)

1:15 – 4:00 Afternoon Session
• 1:15 Roundtable Discussion
• 2:15 Break
• 2:30 Breakout Sessions
• 3:30 Next meeting & wrap up

If you are coming to the meeting, please send an email to Andrea (atartaglio@westvanlibrary.ca). Please also include any special dietary information. If you need transit or parking information, please visit the library’s website at https://westvanlibrary.ca/visit/library/location-hours.

WCIUG May 10 meeting @ KPU Richmond

The next WCIUG meeting will be held the morning of May 10 in the Library Boardroom of the Kwantlen Richmond campus.

To register for this, please contact Frances (fdodd@sfu.ca).

For directions/parking see: http://www.kpu.ca/parking-transit/maps

9am | welcome and introductions
9:15-10:30am | update from Innovative (Beatrice Pitocco)
10:30-10:45am | coffee, tea, cookies
10:45-11:45am | Round Robin from participants
11:45-noon | plan for Fall meeting

In the afternoon, BCCATS will hold their annual meeting from 1 to 4pm in the same Boardroom. If you plan to attend this, please RSVP to Samuel by noon on May 5 (Samuel.Richmond@vpl.ca).

See you there!

Load Profile Training @ UNBC

The University of Northern British Columbia will be hosting load profile training April 5-7, 2016.

To sign-up visit Csdirect under INNOU > Workshops > Load Profile Training UNBC
I am very pleased to announce that those attending the conference can stay on-campus in our lovely campus housing. For complete details see: Campus All Inclusive Rate Sheet
  • Private bedrooms
  • Shared kitchen, living room and restroom
  • Free wifi
  • Access to the Northern Sports Centre – awesome facility
  • Full meal plan (breakfast, lunch, dinner are all included)
  • Free parking
Price: (not including taxes)
  • 65.00/night (with 4 residents in the suite)
  • 68.50/night (with 3 residents in the suite)
  • 75.00/night (with 2 residents in the suite)
  • 95.00/night (single occupancy)
Obviously the more people we have stay on campus the cheaper it’ll be for you :).
To book your stay please simply send me an email confirming your dates and we’ll make the reservation on your behalf. Cheques can be sent to the Geoffrey R. Weller Library at UNBC for payment.
The 3 day workshop is 2,100$ and you’ll be billed by Innovative.
Hope to see many of you there.


WCIUG 2014

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 (the day after BCLA)
Capilano University, Bosa Centre Room B313
2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, BC
The event will be available via webcast

Schedule of Events

8:30 – 9:15 — Breakfast in Bosa 313
9:15 – 9:30 — Welcome and Introductions (Grace Makarewicz)
9:30 – 12:00 — Morning Session

  • 9:30 — Library Futures (Joe Murphy)
  • 10:30 — Corporate Update (Marjorie McLaughlin)
  • 10:50 — Short Break
  • 11:00 — Sierra Road Map (Bill Easton)
  • 11:30 — Live Demo Encore EDS/Decision Centre Latest Features (Chris Loveday)

12:00 – 1:00 — Lunch Break

  • 12:30 – 1:00 — Optional Bosa Building Tour

1:00 – 4:30 — Afternoon Session

  • 1:00 — Member Presentations
  • 2:00 — Roundtable Discussion
  • 2:45 — Short Break
  • 3:00 — Breakout Sessions
  • 4:00 — Closing Remarks and Future WCIUG Planning
  • 4:30 — Goodbyes

Post Meeting Survey

Thank you for participating in the WCIUG 2014 meeting. We kindly ask you to fill out this short survey: http://fluidsurveys.com/surveys/frank-v/wciug-meeting-response-survey-2014/. Your input is valuable and helps keep our forums useful and relevant to your needs.

WCIUG 2013

Please make sure that you slot the Western Canada Innovative Users Group Meeting into your calendars.

WCIUG 2013
Wed May 8, 2013 (the day before BCLA)
Langara College Library
Room L216 (Second floor of Building L, map available here)
100 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver BC

The event will also be available via webcast at http://www.langara.bc.ca/library/iug/wciug.html.

If you any questions, please contact Brent Searle at Langara via e-mail at bsearle@langara.bc.ca or by phone at (604) 323-5541.

Meeting Announced

The next Western Canadian IUG meeting will be held at Douglas College (New Westminster Campus) on Wednesday the 9th of May, 2012.  Are you coming?  Leave a comment, send a note to the listserv or RSVP to Debra Flewelling at Douglas College.

This date coincides with the BCLA conference.  The IUG will have just finished in April.  If you didn’t make it to he IUG this consider coming to this meeting.  If you did make it to IUG consider coming and sharing the highlights or refreshing what you learned there.

If you have something you’d like to present at the meeting please let us know in the comments.  An agenda will be available in mid to late April.

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