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MARC Vendor Specifications
Lexile and other reading levels (such as Fountas & Pinnell) are applied to both individual and union catalogs by Mitinet services as part of your automation purchases. These are done twice annually for all of our participating districts. If you have any questions, or want more frequent updates, please contact the SLS.
OPALS PATRON LOADS
For Patron Loads:
Please email School Library Services (email@example.com) for help and instructions!
OPALS Patron Load - Data Needed
Section 1 is what we require to match on students to update. Section 2 is up to the librarian if you need it. Section 3 may need to be added by you, or contact SLS for help.
OPALS Newsletters (Smore)
OPALS eNewsletters - Archives
Catalogs - WSWHE SLS
Union Catalog of all participating schools in WSWHE BOCES. To request materials, participating schools need to have a login. To request materials from outside of WSWHE, contact our SLS office.
Catalog for PD materials. Contact SLS office to borrow materials.
The Capital District Library Council catalog has records from university and college, medical and law libraries, as well as from museums and school library systems in the Capital Region. To borrow materials, contact the SLS office.
SLS Contact Information
Contact information for SLS staff
Library Automation (CoSer 527)
This service provides coordination and professional and technical assistance to implement and support a region-wide library automation service using OPALS open source software. Please contact the SLS if you are interested in learning more.