PINES Mini-Conference - April 2014 - St. Simons Island


These classes are open to all employees of PINES Member Libraries at no charge. However, class sizes are limited, so please register in advance and contact Terran McCanna ( if you need to cancel your registration.

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April 7-8, 2014



St. Simons Island Public Library
530A Beachview Dr
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Phone: 912-638-8234


The library provides wireless access and class seating will be at tables, so feel free to bring a laptop or mobile device to take notes or to follow along with the instructors.


PINES is unable to provide refreshments for this meeting, but beverages and snacks are allowed in the meeting rooms if you wish to bring your own.


St. Simons Island is known for their lovely condo hotels and boutique hotels and the prices will be lower in April than they will be once the tourist season gets underway in May. However, there are also several reasonably priced chain hotels on the island, and even more budget-friendly options a short distance away in downtown Brunswick. Map of options:


The library is within a few blocks of a downtown area with numerous restaurants:



Class Schedule

Monday, April 7

Room Time Class Instructor
108 9 am - 10:50 am Computer Troubleshooting for Non-Technical People Chris Sharp
108 11 am - Noon Using the Standalone Terran McCanna
108 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm Circulation Policies and Best Practices Dawn Dale, Terran McCanna
NA 9 am - 5:30 pm

Introduction to Cataloging Concepts for Non-Catalogers


Elaine Hardy


Tuesday, April 8

Room Time Class Instructor
108 9 am - Noon Local Administration Chris Sharp
108 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm Advanced Reports Chris Sharp
114 9 am - Noon Advanced Searching (Why do searches return what they do?) Elaine Hardy, Terran McCanna
114 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm RDA Toolkit Elaine Hardy




If you have any questions, please contact Terran McCanna, PINES Program Manager -