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Our Work: The development team at Gottesman Libraries has continued to support the library and various digital endeavors at Teachers College during the Fall 2021 semester. Some of the outcomes are listed here:Migration of library website to T4 (still in progress).Updated Library App to remove references to old catalog and APIs, and released a new version.Updated Alma letters (notifications) design.Updated Primo VE designs and branding.Updated Leganto designs and branding.Updated li...
Fall 2021 ReportSince 2019 the library has been going through changes in administration, technology, personnel, and budget to better align with the College leadership’s goals and with students’ and faculty’s needs. As a result of these changes, there were unknowns and loose ends that needed to be managed and my focus has been on beginning the process of restructuring and redefining the infrastructure of the library.PersonnelThe Gottesman Libraries hired an entire new team of Library Associates and a second ...
Image courtesy of the Rothman Lantern Slide Collection, Pocket KnowledgeCataloging & Metadata
Catalog to cat pun, book to room booking, music to mushroom, we enjoyed a rich and rewarding return to life at the Gottesman Libraries this Fall. Staff came onsite as we, eager to greet new students and welcome back members of Teachers College, resumed full opening hours in early September. We provided a robust program of services to our patrons, poised...
The September 2021 Library Staff Pick’s theme Re-starting reminded me that July 2021 was a new beginning for me: after 16 years working in the areas of student, academic and faculty affairs, I took the position as Manager of Operations of the Gottesman Libraries. A new beginning with many things to learn, new colleagues to meet and establish relationships with and a large space to explore and support. July and August were devoted to initial discovery, l...
This photograph, from the Historical Photographs of Teachers College collection accessible through the library's PocketKnowledge online archive, is titled "Horace Mann School. View Toward The Hudson From The School. Teachers College....
The Education Program of the Gottesman Libraries comprised virtual offerings to members of the Teachers College community, as well as select remote events and displays to the wider community of scholars. The Summer 2021 reflected ongoing commitment to teaching, learning, and research through workshops on topics of endu...
Our Work: The development team at Gottesman Libraries has continued to support the library and various digital endeavors at Teachers College during the Spring 2021 semester. Some of the outcomes are listed here:Library Website/App/Blog + Exlibris Alma/Primo VE:Redesigned the user interface for Primo VE.Redesigned and updated the notification letters in Alma.Integrated search with the new Educat+ (Alma/Primo VE) system in website and app.Removed Summon/...
Cataloging & MetadataBibliographic, patron, and fulfillment data were migrated for a second time in preparation for the implementation of the library services platform Alma. Once migrated, we analyzed, strategized, and implemented clean up projects to ensur...
Our Work: The development team at Gottesman Libraries has continued to support the library and various digital endeavors at Teachers College during the Spring 2021 semester. Some of the outcomes are listed here:Library Website/App/BlogMade UX/UI enhancements across the website, app, and blog to provide patrons/users a better user experience.Adding new APIs to automatize the updating of News Cafe Book Display and Staff Picks.Updated text editors and enable ALT text input for images....