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QuestionPoint Cooperative Update: January 2017 (2016 Statistics)

Dear Cooperative Librarians,

 

Since we have begun a new year, it is a great time to share with you some statistics about various aspects of our Cooperative in 2016.

 

Three sets of statistics are detailed below:

1) Contribution Percentage Statistics

2) Scheduling Tool Statistics

3) Quality Statistics (Top 10)

 

 

1) Contribution Percentage (CP) Statistics: 2016

 

QuestionPoint Cooperative Update: November 2016

On Behalf of Wren Spangler, QuestionPoint Cooperative Coordinator

 

Dear Cooperative Librarians,

As we enter into the holiday season, I would like to express my thanks to all members of our Cooperative. You participate in our Cooperative in a variety of ways, such as:

QuestionPoint Cooperative Update: October 2016

On Behalf of Wren Spangler, QuestionPoint Cooperative Coordinator

 

QuestionPoint Cooperative Update: July 2016

On Behalf of Wren Spangler, QuestionPoint Cooperative Coordinator

Dear Cooperative Librarians,

Urgent Update: Discontinuing the Collecting and Reporting of Statewide, Descriptive Codes

Effective Friday, 7/1/16, AskUsNow! Admins will discontinue collecting and reporting Descriptive Code data at the Statewide Level.  We are taking this immediate step to focus our efforts on Statistical Sampling as the data collection model that will be most uniformed and aligned to the federal guidelines that all Maryland libraries have to follow starting in July 2016.

Contact Information: Back-Up Liaisons for Full Partner Libraries

Dear Liaisons at Full Partner Libraries (i.e. provide chat and follow-up by email):

Please see http://askusnow.info/staff/contact.

In our ongoing efforts to improve communication and assure that AskUsNow! news, updates, and opportunities are sent to administration and staff who have a role in the service, please send the following contact information about a "Back-Up Liaison" by no later than Monday, 2/29/16:

How Do I Chat with an Online Librarian about My National History Day Project on Maryland AskUsNow!?

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Thank you to the Maryland Humanities Council for the opportunity to guest blog!

Published on 12/23/15 at http://www.mdhc.org/blog/?p=1903#.VnqyM30va--

 

by Paul Chasen, Statewide Coordinator of Maryland AskUsNow! (AskUsNow!)

http://askusnow.info

WYPR Podcast: 24/7 Library: Maryland AskUsNow!

Originally published on 1/22/15

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http://wypr.org/post/247-library-marylandaskusnow

Got Research? 24/7 Chat at Maryland AskUsNow!

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Thank you to Maryland Nonprofits for the opportunity to guest blog!

Originally posted on 12/7/15 at http://marylandnonprofits.org/Articles/tabid/1110/ID/517/categoryId/2/Got-Research-247-Chat-at-Maryland-AskUsNow.aspx

AskUsNow! Back-Up Chat Provider List

Several AskUsNow! customers on chat at one time?  Please email the back-up chat providers with the subject line, "Back-Up Chat Providers Needed on AskUsNow!.  [name of location, if applicable] is on chat.  EOM."  For instance, if several students from the Washington County Public Schools access chat, please use the subject line, "Back-Up Chat Providers Needed on AskUsNow!.  Washington County is on chat.
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