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Library Storage Interest Group (Core IG Week) - Shared screen with speaker view
Jenny Levine (Core staff, she/hers)
03:51
Hi, everyone - I'm a Core staff member. Just a quick note that our Code of Conduct can be found at http://www.ala.org/core/about/statement-of-conduct . Please contact me through private chat or at jlevine@ala.org if you experience or see any violations of the Code.
Jenny Levine (Core staff, she/hers)
04:37
If you're not already a member of this interest group, you can join it at https://connect.ala.org/core/communities/community-home?CommunityKey=8eba9466-aa70-434b-97a1-3435c0046fbe
Jesse Lambertson
06:47
This community is totally new to me, I am a metadata librarian at UChicago law library and am thus a lurker here.
Maggie Halterman-Dess
07:18
Hi, I'm Maggie Halterman-Dess, Library Annex Coordinator at the University of Iowa. The Annex is high-density Harvard-style facility a few miles from campus. I want to learn more about storage and storage preservation from you all, and to share my experiences. We're also part of or considering joining several SPR programs.
Jenny Levine (Core staff, she/hers)
07:35
Rock chalk Jayhawk! ('90 grad)
Lihong Zhu
13:48
Lihong Zhu from Technical Services, Washington State University. I am new on this group.
Rudolf Traichel
14:09
I should add the I am a cataloguing librarian, preservation and acting collection management and planning librarian here. I helped operationalize our Harvard Storage facility in 2015 and returned last March to help out a colleague who is seconded to other duties
Maggie Halterman-Dess
15:07
We are appointment-only during "normal times", but myself and the other full-time staff member trade half-days on site. All of our materials come back after being quarantined according to guidance from our lead conservator at the main library. A bigger headache for us has been trying to work out how to move forward with planned digitization projects during the pandemic.
Maggie Halterman-Dess
15:32
(Both shipping offsite and with contractors from an imaging company onsite)
Tamra Kirk
15:56
Tamra Kirk, Cataloger at Mayo Clinic Libraries. We will be undergoing a remodel over the next few years that involves several areas. We have a warehouse that houses books and journals, with a bit of climate control. We also have an historical collection that houses rare books. It does have some climate control in one of it areas, but needs to be upgraded.
Jay Forrest
16:18
More about REALM: https://www.oclc.org/realm/home.html
Calvert Wright
17:22
Hello to all. I’m an architect and excited to participate in this conversation because we see library storage as one of the key components of almost all of our library projects - both public and academic.
Laura Soito
18:06
Hello. I'm Laura Soito from the University of New Mexico. We are currently working to open a high density storage facility.
Calvert Wright
22:09
I would be curious to hear if people have read and have thoughts to share regarding the opinion piece Chris Cox wrote in the Journal of Higher Ed in June: https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2020/06/05/academic-libraries-will-change-significant-ways-result-pandemic-opinion
Jaime Taylor
25:51
we’ve also used hathi’s ETAS and other services to deliver content electronically whenever possible
Jesse Lambertson
28:20
We have too
Jay Forrest
32:40
One more big deal cancellation: https://libraries.wm.edu/news/va-libraries
Maggie Halterman-Dess
33:10
Our special collections department (and university archives) are still sending us lots of material, with even more targeted to go out. Plus that will keep on growing!
Maggie Halterman-Dess
34:22
We're actually concerned about being able to accommodate planned print moves since SC was not supposed to come out (at time of facility construction)
Jaime Taylor
39:07
flex work arrangements post pandemic will do some to open up scarce space for patrons and remaining physical collections, I think
Jesse Lambertson
39:37
UChicago has the Mansueto library, high density storage underground and under a study space, book retrieval is mostly controlled by robot-arm, but it is getting full.
Jaime Taylor
42:45
ftr, about half of our collection overlaps with HathiTrust
Jesse Lambertson
43:58
One issue on my mind is that with too high a reliance on shared collections, re: print, is that those kinds of decisions have major impacts on publishers bottom lines, which then of course affects their ability to keep producing new materials. Libraries need publishers and publishers need libraries it seems to me. What do folks think about this relationship? Am I making too much of it? thank you
Jaime Taylor
45:14
I wonder how much recent and current material are in those collections, vs old stuff, which wouldn’t impact publishers finances in the same way, since it was purchased years or decades ago
Maggie Halterman-Dess
45:18
We're still wondering how exactly Big Ten's collective collections agreement will work out vis a vis individual libraries. We're already doing SPR with BTAA.
Jesse Lambertson
45:55
Good points and questions
Jaime Taylor
49:11
if you keep it long enough, all marginalia becomes historic record!
Jenny Levine (Core staff, she/hers)
50:55
That's correct :)
Rudolf Traichel
51:43
I have taken some great courses on keeping costs of high density storage down. IPI for instance is very helpful.
Jenny Levine (Core staff, she/hers)
52:21
Reminder you can join this interest group at https://connect.ala.org/core/communities/community-home?CommunityKey=8eba9466-aa70-434b-97a1-3435c0046fbe
Jennifer Bowen
55:21
Thanks, Jenny. I just joined!
Rudolf Traichel
56:24
Thank you!
Jesse Lambertson
56:41
Thank you Jay and everyone, I appreciated this discussion I lurked about.
Jennifer Bowen
56:48
Thank, you, Jay!
Laura Soito
56:51
Thanks!