• RDA Enhanced Filter Project

    Submitted by admin on December 12, 2014

    FLO is pleased to announce the RDA Enhanced Filter Project, a joint initiative of the Quality Control and Public Services Committee.  Using the newly implemented RDA content, media and carrier fields to bring improved filtering to the FLO catalog. Members of both committees will work throughout the spring of 2015 to enhance catalog records, and update the Voyager interface. Roll out of the new filters are scheduled for inclusion in Voyager during the summer upgrade.  

    See the progress as these new RDA fields are added to our records.  

    Questions? please contact the FLO office or your library's QC and Public Services staff. 

    Public Services
    Quality Control
  • Online Since '89 - FLO's 25th Anniversary Party

    Submitted by kelly on November 14, 2014

    FLO Community: 

    We are turning 25 this year! Lots of things have changed over the years (cell phonespantskitchen gadgets) but one thing that has remained constant is our dedication to celebrating the milestones and accomplishments of our community. Please join us for libations and snacks as we recognize the collaboration, hard work, and dedication that make our consortium a success. 

    Date: Thursday, December 11, 2014

    Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


    MCPHS - Griffin Building

    Room 604, 670 Huntington Ave

     map - - nearest T station - Longwood Medical Area (E line)


    Please R.S.V.P. using this form -
  • LUCAD moving to Lesley

    Submitted by kelly on November 13, 2014

    In early 2015, LUCAD will be moving to all new and larger facilities on the campus of Lesley University in Cambridge, MA.  Doors to the building on 700 Beacon Street will close on December 5, 2014. 

  • FCDC Adopting Open Source Case Study Paper Published on FOSS4Lib

    Submitted by kelly on November 13, 2014

    Congratulations to FCDC for getting their paper published to the FOSS4LIB site.

    Lysrasis press release

    Read about firsthand experiences of evaluating, selecting and implementing open source software. Featuring case studies from Crawford County Federated Library SystemFenway Libraries Online, and the University of Chicago Library, learn how these organizations handled the evaluation, selection, adoption, conversion, and implementation of the open source system.

     LYRASIS has published these open source software case studies on as part of its continuation of support and services for libraries and other cultural heritage organizations interested in open source software systems.




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