After AspenCat Con ’22

Thanks to everyone involved for a great conference! We learned a lot from our Award Winners and a lot from each other! Below you will find a summary of our conference sessions and Zoom links for each recorded session. If you were able to attend, please let us know how we did here. We want to know how we can improve!

CLiC Update with Jim Duncan Recording

Jim gave an overview on changes and updates with CLiC over the past year and what to look forward to, including that there will be no increase to AspenCat maintenance fees this year!

State of the Union Catalog with Bob Bennhoff – Recording

Bob discussed what the AspenCat team has been up to the last year, as well as what to look forward to, including Park County Public Library’s migration to AspenCat next week!

Aspen Discovery Updates with Lauren Conley – Recording

Lauren showed updates we’ve seen the last year for Aspen Discovery (AspenCat’s patron-facing catalog), including Web Builder and an EBSCOhost integration, and how they can work for your library.

Koha Updates with Bob Bennhoff – Recording

Bob talked about changes we will see in Koha (AspenCat’s staff-side catalog) in our next release and how Koha bugs (glitches) are squashed.

AspenCat Award Winners. Best Patron Engagement award goes to Ruby Sisson Memorial Library. Best collection upkeep award goes to Red Feather Lakes Community Library. The Lending Leader award goes to Security Public Library. The most new patrons award goes to Haxtun Public Library. The best catalog cleanup award goes to Lone Cone Library. The most OverDrive checkouts goes to Canon City Public Library. The Circ Star, Schools, award goes to Las Animas Elementary School and the circ star award goes to Alamosa Public Library.

AspenCat Awards and Panel Discussion – Recording

New this year! We gave out awards to some of our AspenCat libraries and dove into how and why they have been so successful in areas like patron engagement, collection upkeep, eBook promotion, and circulation.

 

As always, please let us know what questions you have and what new features you are interested in by submitting a ticket!