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Jan 6, 2023
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by Gerri Moeller
The MNLINK Transition Task Force has published a Request for Procurement (RFP) for new software to run MNLINK. VDX, the software that has made MNLINK possible since 2004, will be retired by OCLC in June 2024.
Dec 21, 2022
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by Nick Banitt
MNLINK user group meetings are being planned for January 26, April 27, July 27, and October 26, 2023. Registration will be required.
Dec 17, 2022
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by Zach Miller
A cyber attack directed against MNLINK.org on the early morning of December 15 crashed the site and yielded 1,704 successful log-ins, all associated with Rochester (MN) Public Library. Each successful log-in may have exposed additional patron data. In a meeting held the following day, the MNLINK Operations Committee unanimously agreed upon a course of action to increase system security.
Nov 4, 2022
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by Nick Banitt
Are you aware of the MNLINK Best Practices about billing and overdues? These practices were reviewed and approved by the MNLINK Operations Committee to provide guidance for the public libraries sharing with MNLINK.
Sep 16, 2022
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by Nick Banitt
The Ebooks Minnesota content has been added to the OCLC collection manager this week, and made available as a collection for users of MNLINK.
Jul 29, 2022
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by Gerri Moeller
The work of the MNLINK Transition Task force has sped up in July, as the group continues to define our current system and refine the needs for the new system. Please register for the second MNLINK Transition listening session on Thursday, August 11 at 2:00 p.m. to share your thoughts on the MNLINK Transition with the task force.
Jul 8, 2022
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by Gerri Moeller
The software MNLINK relies upon for interlibrary loan will be retired by OCLC in June 2024. To find the right new solution for MNLINK, feedback from front-line public services staff is essential. Listening sessions have been scheduled for this purpose on July 13 and August 11. Register today!
Jul 7, 2022
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by Zach Miller
People across Minnesota, even our youngest researchers, use MNLINK to request materials not available at their local library. We think MNLINK is such a cool service, we made a stop-motion video about it!
Jun 30, 2022
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by Gerri Moeller
The MNLINK Transition Task Force continues to learn about MNLINK needs. Please register for the first MNLINK transition listening session on Wednesday, July 13 at 10 a.m. Share your thoughts on the MNLINK transition with the task force.
May 20, 2022
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by Gerri Moeller
The MNLINK Transition Task Force held its first meeting on Monday, May 16. The Task Force is charged with recommending a new software platform for MNLINK, the online interlibrary loan portal to Minnesota's vast library resources.
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