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Letter from the President

By CCL Executive Director Gregg Atkins

CCL first began discussing the idea of a shared ILS almost 10 years ago!  We talked and talked and talked among ourselves.

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Reports

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, and in accordance with the “shelter-in” order from Governor Newsom, the ASCCC has cancelled the Spring Plenary Session that was scheduled for April 16-18 in Oakland. Read more …
What changes we have seen in our work in the last few weeks!  I remember a time when electronic resources were an exotic curiosity and now they have become an absolute necessity.  Once the closing of a library’s doors would have meant no library services but we have shown we can quickly pivot to online delivery of services and resources. Read more …
What a difference two months can make! In my last Outlook column, I wrote about how smoothly the library consortium’s transitions over the past year have gone. Today we are all working from home and traveling through a situation that is without precedent for all of us. Read more …
Webinar---partnership between ASCCC and CCL---on library services during this time of COVID-19 Read more …
There had been a delay in getting appointments from all the constituent groups until early December and with Winter Break and such, the first meeting was held (virtually) on March 9.  In discussions about the role of the Committee, it was concluded that a good amount of Read more …

Conferences/Events

Access Services

Discusses the Merced College Library's role in supporting students and faculty involved in the Valley State Prison and Central California Women's Facility higher education programs. Highlights policy changes, a workshop, research request form, and teaching information literacy concepts. Includes summary of relevant literature, future issues and trends in instruction. Read more …

Statewide Initiatives

The LSP Discovery/UX Work Group tries to make sense of some Primo user experience studies, so you don't have to! Read more …

Staffing

The creative approach that one group of library staff is using to avoid burnout and break down silos. Read more …
YiPing Wang was granted tenure at the March 2020 meeting of the Peralta Board of Trustees Read more …