AspenCat Con ’22

Please join us for the 2022 AspenCat Conference! We will be meeting on Zoom again this year. As always, this CLiC event is free! We will have Koha and Discovery Layer updates, breakout sessions, and an AspenCat Award Winners Panel! Please register here by October 11th. See the agenda below.

AspenCat Conference

October 25th, 2022

11:30 AM – 3:00 PM

On Zoom  (link to be shared with registrants)

 

 

Agenda

11:30-11:45 – CLiC Update with Jim Duncan

Jim will give an overview on changes and updates with CLiC over the past year, as well as what to look forward to.

11:45-12:00 – State of the Union Catalog with Bob Bennhoff

Bob will discuss what the AspenCat team has been up to the last year, as well as what to look forward to.

12:00-12:10 – Quick Group Activity

12:10-12:40 – Aspen Discovery Updates with Lauren Conley

Lauren will show 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 could work for your library.

12:40-1:00 – Break

1:00-1:30 – Breakout Sessions

We will break attendees out into groups for discussions on library trends and what you are seeing at your libraries.

1:30-1:50 – Koha Updates with Bob Bennhoff

Bob will talk about changes we’ve seen in Koha (AspenCat’s staff-side catalog) over the past year, including Claims Returned and Holds updates.

1:50-2:30 – AspenCat Awards and Panel Discussion

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

2:30-3:00 – Q and A / Wrap Up

This your time to ask questions, of CLiC staff or each other!

 

As always, please reach out to us with any and all questions!