News & Announcements

GALILEO E-Resource Recommendations

Date: 
2014/07/23

 

When you search the PINES catalog and pull up a book's description, you will now see selected online resources from GALILEO as additional recommended resources!

East Central Georgia Regional Library Name Change

Date: 
2014/06/27

On July 1, 2014, East Central Georgia Regional Library System will change their name to Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System.

 

Their PINES shortname will change from ECGR to ARCPLS.

Updated courier lists are available at: http://pines.georgialibraries.org/courier

Burke County Libraries Moving from East Central Georgia to Greater Clarks Hills

Date: 
2014/06/27

On July 1, 2014, the three libraries in Burke County will switch from East Central Georgia Regional Library System to Greater Clarks Hills Regional Library System:

BURKE COUNTY LIBRARY
130 Highway 24 South
Waynesboro, GA 30830
Phone: 706-554-3277
PINES shortname changing from ECGR-BURKE to GCHR-BURKE
STAT courier code changing from 555/444 to 555/555

PINES Training Opportunities in Athens

Date: 
2014/06/23

Registration is now open for two classes in Athens:

  • "Introduction to Cataloging Concepts for Non-Catalogers" on August 13
    (Please note that this was originally August 6 but has been rescheduled to August 13.)
  • "Original Cataloging Training with RDA" on August 27-28

 

See the class schedule

PINES Training Opportunities

Date: 
2014/05/07

Registration is now open for the PINES Mini-Conference in Augusta in July and for cataloging training in Leesburg in June:

See the class schedule

Book Recommendations and More Now in PINES!

Date: 
2014/05/02

The PINES catalog now displays additional content from NoveList such as book recommendations, Goodreads reader reviews, awards, and more! This short video highlights some of the new things you will see - check it out and then go to http://www.gapines.org/ and look up some of your favorite books to see what it recommends for you!

 

 

AT&T Internet Outages

Date: 
2014/05/01

AT&T's Atlanta Internet hub that services many of Georgia's libraries is out of service and their techs are currently working to restore access. GPLS's IT team is on the phone with AT&T and will inform us if they receive any time estimate of how long it will take to restore service.

Update, 4:30 pm:

AT&T has resolved their Internet service problems and the affected libraries should be able to access the Internet now.

May Meeting Agendas Posted

Date: 
2014/04/29

The agendas for the 2014 PINES Annual Membership Meeting and the PINES Executive Committee Meeting have been posted.

Additional handouts will be posted as they become available.

The Heartbleed Bug

Date: 
2014/04/16

There has been a lot in the media this week about the "Heartbleed" bug (see http://heartbleed.com/ for detailed information) and how it may have compromised personal information, including usernames and passwords.

PINES Annual Survey

Date: 
2014/04/14

It's time for the PINES Annual Survey! Please take a moment to fill out this brief survey to let us know how we are doing.

 

The survey will be available through Saturday, April 19th.

 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2014PINES

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