Upcoming NExpress Meeting Agendas

George Williams

2018 NExpress Meetings
February 1, 2018

Meeting at the NEKLS office in Lawrence.  Click here to get directions.

April 26, 2018

Meeting at Seneca Free Library in Seneca.  Click here to get directions.

September 6, 2018

Meeting at Atchison Public Library in Atchison.  Click here to get directions.

November 8, 2018

Meeting at Baldwin City Public Library in Baldwin City.  Click here to get directions.
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George Williams

NExpress Meeting Agenda - 2018.02.02
2018.02.01
NEKLS office in Lawrence
Zoom Link: https://kslib.zoom.us/j/502225878
 
  1. Announcements, news, brief items, etc.
     
    1. Introductions
    2. Next  upgrade to Koha 17.11
    3. Policies added per September/November meetings

       Click here to access if you're logged into NExpress
       
    4. Zephyr Marketing
    5. Item level requests
    6. Reports clean-up

      Search for report 2731 as an example.
       
    7. Additions to the agenda
       
  2. Partial write-offs coming February 15

    Click here for instructions -  partial.writeoff.pdf pdf 
     
  3. Post-Upgrade issues
     
    1. Forgot your password problems
    2. Staff locked out of NExpress
    3. Affects SIP enabled devices also

      Instructions for password lockout issues -  account.lockout.pdf pdf 
       
  4. Issues with videos – VHS, DVD, Blu-ray, and DVD/Blu-ray combos

    Duplicates, General Materials Designation (GMD), and simplifying things for patrons -  cataloging.dvd.blu.pdf pdf 
  5. PayPal
     
  6. Global thermal paper shortage

    New "Email receipt" options
     
  7. Transportation cost matrix
     
  8. Next meetings
     
  • April 26 – Seneca – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • September 6 – Atchison - 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • November 8 – Baldwin City - 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
     

 
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NExpress meeting agenda 2018.04.26
2018.04.26
Seneca Free Library office in Seneca, KS
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  1. Announcements, news, brief items, etc.
     
    1. Introductions
    2. Next upgrade to Koha 17.11 in May/June
    3. Problems with check-ins?
    4. Best practice for replacing print magazines with digital magazines
    5. Additions to the agenda
       
  2. NEXT Kansas coming this summer (we're still working out bugs)
     
  3. Digital Receipts coming on May 7
     
  4. Automatic expired patron account deletion on May 21
     
  5. Changes to cataloging frameworks on June 15
     
  6. New patron account types available for libraries that want them
     
  7. Minor J-T-Y categories
     
  8. Automatic Renewal available for any library that wants it
     
  9. Changes to reports
     
  10. Transportation cost matrix
     
  11. Next meetings:
     
    • September 6 – Atchison - 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • November 8 – Baldwin City - 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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George Williams

NExpress Meeting Agenda - 2018.09.06
2018.04.26
Seneca Free Library office in Seneca, KS
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  1. Announcements, news, brief items, etc.
    • Introductions
    • Additions to the agenda
       
  2. Lynda.com - Lindsey joins us at 11:00 a.m.
     
  3. 2019 participation agreement
    2019.participation.agreement.draft.pdf pdf 
     
  4. Meetings in 2019
    Link to survey
     
  5. Next changes
    • catalog.nexpresslibrary.org will continue to work
    • nextkansas.org is the new address
    • www.nextkansas.org will also go to the OPAC
    • staff.nexpresslibrary.org will go away soon
    • staff.nextkansas.org will be the permanent new address
    • nexthelp@nekls.org is the new e-mail address for Koha help
    • nexpresshelp@nekls.org will continue to work
    • next@lists.nekls.org will e-mail everyone
       
  6. Two logins to get to Flipster - working on changing this
     
  7. Training pages on left hand side of Next home page
     
  8. Post-upgrade bug - lost items not being removed from patron accounts - this should be 100% resolved.
     
  9. Automatic expired patron account deletion will happen September 21
  10. Privacy and security issues.
     
  11. Family Search Affiliate
     
  12. Next meeting:
    • November 8 – Baldwin City - 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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George Williams

NExpress Meeting Agenda - 2018.11.08
2018.04.26
Baldwin City Library in Baldwin City
Zoom Link: https://kslib.zoom.us/j/927269951
  1. Announcements, news, brief items, etc.
    • Introductions
    • Additions to the agenda
       
  2. 2019 participation agreement
  3. Policy manual and Privacy and confidentiality statement updates
     
  4. Changes to the meetings schedule for 2019
     
  5. Several new item types - Several new collection codes - Possible new patron categories
     
  6. Automatic expired patron account deletion
  7. Calendar issues
     
  8. Koha 18.05 training
     
  9. Next meeting:
    • February in Lawrence
    • March/April in Hiawatha
    • September in Osage City
    • November in Basehor

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