PKS Discovery/PAC User Group Meeting - October 2021

Oct 13 2021 | 10 - 11am

This is the monthly user group meeting to discuss Discovery/PAC issues related to ODIN Libraries using Polaris. We meet from 10-11 am central on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.

Please send along topics for the agenda at least a couple days prior to the scheduled meeting to the ODIN Facilitator or listserv listed below.


  • Old Business – updates:
    • PAC search – should sort default to Most popular or Relevance?  Should revisit in a later meeting with larger attendance.
    • Potential issue with Overdrive titles showing up in PAC when not available to library – Renee submitted ticket (TD18106633). UPDATE?
    • Polaris outages in late August – stable now but Lead Engineer still investigating some issue possibly related to authentication. – UPDATE
    • Schedule for meetings – 2nd Wednesday of each month still working – will revisit in next meeting 
  • Roundtable Open Forum:
    • NDSL
      • Carolyn Sterenberg starts Oct 1st – Public Services Director
    • DIP
      • Would be nice to rework the canned notices.  Will put in a ticket with more details and we will see what we can do.  UPDATE?
  • NDLA mini-session on PAC customization options – Jason
  • Chairperson for Discovery/PAC User Group – 2 year term starting in Jan 2022
    • Submit names in November
    • Election in December
  • Topics for future discussion
  • Questions/Comments/Feedback
  • Next meeting November 10th

If you would like to attend the meeting, but do not have the meeting link, please send an email to ODINHELP@LISTSERV.NODAK.EDU and we will forward a link to you.


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