OWWLAC Meeting, Tuesday, January 27, 2015

At PLSHQ, 10:00am-12:00pm


2015 representation

Assign libraries to be represented by each member

Out of system inter-library loan issues

New ILL request form for outgoing ILLs

Propose replacing the multiple forms in PLUM (PLS member libraries' use) and ILL email account (non-PLS organizations' use) with single form on PLS website.
  • [DRAFT form to be attched for review]

Policy regarding requests for DVDs

Propose creating a formal, system-wide policy to not lend DVDs to non-PLS institutions. This would align with other libraries' / library systems' policies.
  • Feedback sought

Clarification re: fine payment issues

  • Fine blocks
  • When the library accepting payment is the item owning/checkout/check in library
  • Forgiving fines
  • When a library is fine free/running an amnesty program/etc.
  • Payment types
Current OWWL Policies relating to bills: http://plum.pls-net.org/twiki/bin/view/Evergreen/OwwlPolicy#Bills

3-part mailers

PLS is evaluating 2-part mailers for overdue notices and bills - what is the use of/value in this service for libraries?


  • Distribute list of library representatives and update EAC Representatives page - LS
  • Feedback needed regarding out-of-system ILL requests for DVDs - ALL
  • Clarify use of "Passthru" payment type for lost materials payments accepted for materials owned by other libraries, clarify that any library may keep any fine money paid at that library, except for lost materials payments. - ALL
  • Feedback regarding use/value of printed 2-part mailers - ALL
  • Get links for updated OWWL and PLS logos, link to "Libraries are education" logos - LS


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