Open SUNY Information Literacy Initiatives

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Awarded Grant: $20,000 Principal Investigator: Logan Rath, College at Brockport This project will help share locally created and locally curated information literacy content among SUNY librarians and faculty. This project will have two tiers: development of guidelines for the creation of shareable and adaptable information literacy content as well as development of a platform to facilitate locating and exchanging content. As an end result, this project will support instructional endeavors in all modalities, especially online courses provided through Open SUNY. Co-PI’s and Key Partners: Jessica Clemens, Assistant Librarian, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry Katie DeRusso, Senior Assistant Librarian, SUNY Cobleksill Carleen Huxley, Assistant Librarian, Jefferson Community College Alice Wilson, Assistant Director for Educational Services in the Libraries, Monroe Community College Reports and Resources: Mid-project report Project outcomes report

Gift and Deselection Manager Online

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Awarded Grant: $11,500 Principal Investigator: Mark Sullivan, SUNY Geneseo The Gift & Deselection Manager Online (GDM) will manage and streamline a single library’s workflow for processing gifts and evaluating materials for weeding while aiding in coordinated collection development, last copy detection, and resource sharing. By linking gift processing, conspectus analysis, and deselection among all the SUNY libraries, GDM Online would achieve a high level of Systemness . This system would also allow for enhanced acquisitions through usage data from ILLiad systems, book lists, and circulation statistics. Weeding of collections, on a consortial scale with GDM Online, would provide for a simple way to determine if one library’s discards would fit another library’s subject area. Last Copy could be easily determined and would prevent the loss of a unique item from SUNY libraries. Textbook detection at each library and throughout SUNY would reduce the financial burden for students, families, and SUNY campuses. Reports and Resources: Final report Project website Mid-project report Project outcomes report Creative Commons License: