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    and surveys This information is used for evaluating current library programs and services and creating new programs and services to better satisfy community and patron wants and needs Confidentiality of patron records Policy denying other citizens and law enforcement officials without court orders access to patron circulation and other records i e what patrons have checked out The purpose of this policy is to protect patrons right of privacy Conflict of interest Situations when a board member could personally profit or belongs to an organization that could profit from board decisions Continuing Education See Workshops Copyright Copyright is a legal limited monopoly to reproduce original works create derivative works distribute copies and display the copies of the work This monopoly lasts the life of the author plus 70 years These rights and limitations are defined in U S Code Title 17 Two limitations allow American libraries circulate materials for free The Doctrine of First Sale defined in Title 17 Section 109 gives owners including libraries of specific copies of a work the right to lend give and sell those specific copies The Doctrine of Fair Use defined in Title 17 Section 107 gives individuals and libraries the right to copy portions of works for educational or personal use Fair use legalizes the interlibrary loan of photocopies of magazine articles Libraries in many other countries e g England and Australia do not have these public lending rights and must pay fees for lending materials Database Information stored on a computer in a way to enhance searching Depository library A library participating in the Federal Depository Library Program These libraries receive and provide public access to federal or state government publications Kansas has 13 designated federal depository libraries Dewey Decimal Classification DDC Classification system used by all members of the Central Kansas Library System for assigning call numbers on the spines of books to group them by subject on library shelves The broadest classification system is the following 000 General Works 100 Philosophy and Psychology 200 Religion 300 Sociology 400 Languages 500 Natural Science 600 Crafts 700 Fine Arts 800 Literature 900 History Emergency Preparedness The result of plans and procedures for responding to potential threats to library staff patrons and facilities Employee Benefit Fund A fund for purchasing certain employee benefits exclusive of salaries or other direct payments to employees More information is available in the Employee Benefits article in Kansas Public Library Handbook Endowments Funds or property donated to libraries as a source of income Encumbrance Funds dedicated by purchase order to purchasing a specific item E Rate The common term for the federal program that supplements schools and libraries in paying telephone bills and connections to Internet Executive Session Special session called during board meetings to discuss personnel matters employer employee relations consult with an attorney or preliminary discussion with purchasing real property For more information see Open Meetings in The Kansas Public Library Handbook Facsimile signature A signature on a stamp that can be used when the person authorized to sign library checks is unavailable More information is available in the Facsimile signature article in Kansas Public Library Handbook Fair Labor Standards Act A 1938 federal law requiring employers pay overtime compensation to employees working over 40 hours a week Federal Employee Identification Number FEIN A number issued by the IRS to identify an individual employer e g the library The library board treasurer and city clerk should know the library s FEIN number FEIN See Federal Employee Identification Number Firefox Web browser alternative to Microsoft s Internet Explorer First class cities Kansas cities with large population In the CKLS region only Salina is a first class city Freedom to Read Statement A statement of seven propositions supporting the publication of a wide variety of views and opposing all attempts by citizens to read those views because freedom of expression and access to those expressions are necessary for a healthy democracy The statement was originally adopted by the American Library Association in 1953 and has been updated several times since Firewall A combination of software and hardware protecting Web servers i e computers connected to the Web from tampering by outsiders Fixed Asset Accounting A requirement that all libraries that are members of municipalities with annual gross receipts above 275 000 maintain an inventory of fixed assets such as furniture equipment etc FOKL See Friends of Kansas Libraries FOKL Friends of Kansas Libraries FOKL The official organization for Friends of Library groups More information is available at http www fokl net Gateway Libraries A category of libraries defined on in the Standards for Kansas Public Libraries 2006 revision as libraries serving populations fewer that 500 people This category is also used in the CKLS System Plan to determine the required number of programs for children and other populations the library must have each year and the amount of the CKLS basic grant given to the library CKLS members in the Gateway Library category are public libraries in Agra Burr Oak Courtland cuba Formoso Glen Elder Gypsum Jamestown Kirwin Lebanon Long Island Luray McCracken Otis Palco Praire view Randall Republic Sylvan Grove Grants See Basic grants Incentive grants Hold A request that an item be held for a patron until that patron can pick it up The item may be checked out to another patron or be a new item still being purchased or processed for circulation Holdings A library s collection of books magazines videos etc Holding libraries The libraries owning a specific title For example below each cataloging record for each title on the Kansas Library Catalog is a list of the holding libraries owning a copy of that title Holdings maintenance Keeping the Kansas Library Catalog KLC up to date by removing or adding your library s name on the lists of libraries owning books audiocassettes and videos on the KLC CKLS encourages all its members to do this For more information contact CKLS headquarters at 1 800 362 2642 Home page Home page has two meanings in the context of the Web The main Web page for a specific organization or individual or the first Web page that appears when a Web browser is opened Home rule An amendment to the Kansas Constitution allowing cities counties and townships the power to pass charter ordinances More information is available in the Home Rule article in the Kansas Public Library Handbook ILL See Interlibrary Loan IMLS See Institute of Museum and Library Services In print Publications still being printed and available for purchase See out of print and Print on demand In process material Newly acquired items still undergoing cataloging and other preparations for circulation Incentive grants Grants above basic grants provided by the Central Kansas Library System CKLS for based provision of children s programming library training and community involvement More information is available in the CKLS Trustee Manual and the current CKLS System Plan International Standard Book Number ISBN A number given to book that identifying that specific book International Standard Serial Number ISSN A number given to a serial e g magazine which uniquely identifies it Internet A worldwide network of computers that can talk to each other Internet computers offer a variety of services including email and the World Wide Web Internet Explorer IE Web browser software by Microsoft Internet filters Software blocking access to undesirable Web pages such as pornography racism extreme violence etc Filters block Web pages using lists of URLs and words identified with undesirable topics The American Library Association and the Kansas Library Association have adopted resolutions against the use of filters in libraries claiming that filters block constitutionally protected speech Internet Safety Policy A library policy required by the Neighborhood Children s Internet Protection Act for libraries to receive federal Erate and LSTA grants for internet access This policy defines minors acceptable use of Internet access on library computers Internet Service Provider ISP A commercial company providing Internet connections to individuals and organizations ISBN See International Standard Book Number ISSN See International Standard Serial Number ISSN Kansas Association of School Librarians KASL Professional association for school librarians Kansas Library Association KLA The official association for Kansas librarians More information is at www skyways org KLA Kansas Library Card A free service of the Kansas State Library providing Kansas citizens Web access to full text databases and electronic books Any Kansas citizen can obtain a Kansas Library Card from their local library More information about the Kansas Library Card is available at www kslc org Kansas Library Catalog This is a online catalog containing the books magazines videos audiocassettes microforms in hundreds of public school and academic libraries across Kansas Most of these items can be borrowed by any library through interlibrary loan Kansas library laws Though Kansas laws effecting libraries are scattered across Kansas Statutes the sections defining the authority roles duties and responsibilities of public libraries and their boards are concentrated between 12 1201 and 12 1257 inclusive Kansas Library Trustees Association KLTA The official library association for library board members More information is available at www skyways org KLTA Kansas Personnel Employees Retirement System KPERS Official retirement system for state and municipal employees working more than 17 5 hours per week More information is available in The Kansas Public Library Handbook and online at www kpers org Kansas Public Library Handbook Publication of the Kansas State Library by Roy Bird provides short authoritative articles on topics and issues important to Kansas librarians and trustees Out of print Kansas State Library Advisory Commission An advisory body for the Kansas State Library Their duties include approving the system plans of the regional library systems Kansas State Library See State Library of Kansas Kansas Statutes Annotated Kansas laws with additional notes explaining meanings and providing citations of related material Keyword search A search for significant words anywhere in the author title or text areas of a bibliographic citation or full text database Keyword search contrast with subject heading search Keyword searching looks for the terminology used by the author in the title or text During cataloging or indexing of an item authoritative subject headings can be added to that item and all other items written on the same subject Searchers can use these authoritative subject headings to retrieve all items on that topic Keyword searching is best when authoritative subject headings are not known The CKLS Technical Services catalogers use Library of Congress Subject Headings for their authoritative list of subject headings KIC Council Governing body of KICNET KIC Council Membership Agreement An agreement librarians must sign before participating in KICNET KICNET The computerized interlibrary loan network for Kansas libraries KPERS See Kansas Personnel Employee s Retirement System KPERS LAN See Local Area Network LAN LC Subject Headings See Library of Congress Subject Headings LCSH See Library of Congress Subject Headings Lease purchase agreements Contracts between libraries and companies for leasing equipment or facilities Library Automation Process of placing the library catalog and circulation system on a computer This process requires 1 purchasing computers and library automation software 2 putting bar codes on the library books videos and audiocassettes 3 converting the card catalog to an online catalog and 4 entering patron contact information in the computer The end result is A a library catalog that can be searched more easily and thoroughly than card catalog and B a circulation system that more quickly checks out and checks in stacks of books C prints overdue notices and D provides more thorough detailed and therefore useful circulation statistics Library Bill of Rights Statement adopted by the American Library Association encouraging librarians and their library boards to adopt policies and practices that treat all citizens equitably provide materials meeting the needs of all citizens in the library s community and resist efforts to do otherwise Library Materials Protection Act K S A 21 3702 defines the theft of library materials as a theft of public property This gives librarians a stronger hand in recovering and replacing long overdue materials Library of Congress Subject Headings LCSH Authoritative topical words or phrases used in library card catalogs and online catalogs Library Services and Technology Act LSTA A federal program providing funding to the Kansas State Library This money supports statewide programs such as KICNET Talking Books children s programming and LSTA Technology grants Linking Libraries A category of libraries defined on in the Standards for Kansas Public Libraries 2006 revision as libraries serving populations between 500 and 1000 people This category is also used in the CKLS System Plan to determine the required number of programs for children and other populations the library must have each year and the amount of the CKLS basic grant given to the library CKLS members in the Linking Library category are public libraries in Cawker City Claflin Clyde Delphos Glasco Jewell Kanopolis Kensington Logan Lucas Scandia and Wilson Loan period The length of time for which library patrons may borrow items Local Area Network LAN A group of computers networked to share resources within a building For example a library s online catalog and automated circulation system would be shared across a LAN Logoff End a session with a computer program Login Begin using a computer program by typing in an identifier code and a password Logon Begin using a computer program by typing in an identifier code and a password LSTA See Library Services and Technology Act LSTA MARC See Machine Readable Cataloging MARC Machine Readable Cataloging MARC A standardized format allowing many online catalogs produced by many different companies to understand the same cataloging record Major Resource Center Library I A category of libraries defined on in the Standards for Kansas Public Libraries 2006 revision as libraries serving populations 25 000 and 100 000 people This category is also used in the CKLS System Plan to determine the required number of programs for children and other populations the library must have each year and the amount of the CKLS basic grant given to the library The CKLS member in this category is Salina Major Resource Center Library II A category of libraries defined on in the Standards for Kansas Public Libraries 2006 revision as libraries serving populations more than 100 000 people No CKLS members are in this category Major Service Centers I A category of libraries defined on in the Standards for Kansas Public Libraries 2006 revision as libraries serving populations 2 500 and 10 000 people This category is also used in the CKLS System Plan to determine the required number of programs for children and other populations the library must have each year and the amount of the CKLS basic grant given to the library CKLS members in the Major Service Center I category are public libraries in Belleville Beloit Ellinwood Ellsworth Hoisington Phillipsburg and Russell Major Service Centers II A category of libraries defined on in the Standards for Kansas Public Libraries 2006 revision as libraries serving populations 10 000 and 25 000 people This category is also used in the CKLS System Plan to determine the required number of programs for children and other populations the library must have each year and the amount of the CKLS basic grant given to the library CKLS members in the Major Service Center I category are public libraries in Concordia Great Bend and Hays Marketing Promotion of library services and programs Marketing is important because citizens even those who frequently come to the library are not aware of the changes happening in your library Marketing also promote community support for the library Media A category of materials such as monographs serials audio visual microforms etc Materials Replacement Fund Money from the Kansas Library Network Board for replacing books audiocassettes and videos lost by lending to other libraries Material Selection Policy Library policies guiding the collection development process used by library staff This policy defines the purpose i e mission of the library s collections and sources of information about available materials criteria for selecting materials i e selection criteria for removing materials from the collections i e weeding and how to handle challenges to materials in the collection Microfiche Microphotographs of printed material on a small sheet 4 x 6 of cellulose film Materials Books magazines videocassettes audiocassettes etc purchased for the use of patrons either through circulation or use in the library Microfilm Microphotographs of printed material on a reel of cellulose film Microfilm is usually created of documents that are deteriorating These reels are viewed with a microfilm reader Microfilm readers capable of printing pages are called microfilm reader printers Microforms All forms of micro reproduction e g microfilm microfiche microprint etc Monograph A broader term for print items that are complete in themselves such as a book or pamphlet Compare with serials Negligence A category of liability resulting from the failure in protecting others from harm e g unsafe buildings and grounds Non circulating Library materials patrons can not check out e g reference books Nonfeasance A category of liability resulting from the failure in doing something that should be done e g failure in getting copyright clearance OCLC Online Computer Library Center A nonprofit library computer service and research organization providing online cataloging interlibrary loan online databases and other services to libraries CKLS is a member of the Bibliographic Center for Research BCR affiliate of OCLC Online Any capability available or work done directly on a computer For example online help or online cataloging Online catalog A library catalog on a computer replacing the card catalog Online cataloging The process of cataloging library materials carried out on computers Online cataloging is often called copy cataloging because catalogers frequently copy the cataloging done by other librarians Cataloging library materials from scratch is called original cataloging The vast majority of the cataloging supplied to Central Kansas Library System members is copy cataloging from OCLC Online resources Web sites containing full text articles books and other useful content Open Meetings Requirement by Open Meetings Act that library business be discussed in a

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  • CKLS - Disaster Recovery: Table of Contents
    Created 13 November 2014 Last Updated 13 November 2014 Orientation Evaluating the Current Disaster Plan Templates samples Preparedness Insurance questions Salvage priorities Disaster Trailer Recovery Drying books Book repairs Odors

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  • CKLS - Disaster Recovery: Orientation
    Tips Tricks Users Group Patron Training PILL Search Disaster Recovery Orientation Print Details Created 13 November 2014 Last Updated 13 November 2014 One page essay Lessons Learned from the Flood of 2007 at http bit ly JHC1Qo Two page outline Before Disaster Strikes Ten Things You Need to Know pdf or Word document Planning for disaster recovery The right menus offer links to plan templates and advice in writing a disaster plan Insurance questions are questions to ask your insurance agent to ensure your insurance finances your recovery Salvage priorities provides criteria for identifying the really important items in your library as opposed to what is merely popular Disaster Trailer lists supplies for cleaning up disastrous messes in CKLS Disaster Supply Trailer I recommend adding to your plan all the cell phone numbers mentioned on this page so you can contain us day or night Drying books odors etc provide instructions for drying out and repairing damaged items After writing your first draft compare the draft with the Evaluating the Current Plan Make improvements Upon completing the final draft email a copy of plan to This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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  • CKLS - Disaster Recovery: Evaluating the Current Plan
    a Glance Information The POST Forms and Reports Workshop Handouts Librarians Trustees Genealogists State Library of Kansas eContent eReaders Black and White eReaders Color Smartphones and Tablets Computers Laptops and Netbooks What your library has for you Programming Pathfinder Central Staff Training Cataloging Circulation Reports Tips Tricks Users Group Patron Training PILL Search Disaster Recovery Evaluating the Current Plan Print Details Created 13 November 2014 Last Updated 13 November 2014 Does the library s current disaster plan have the following features Up to date list identifying the location of turnoff valves for all utilities Yes No Location of the up to date inventory of items in the library Yes No Up to date list of library people to call in case of emergency to help clean up etc Yes No Up to date list of telephone numbers for non library emergency people e g police fire ambulance utility companies etc Yes No Identifies person responsible for communicating with staff city media etc Yes No Identify salvage priorities i e ranked list of what to save first second third etc Yes No Identify the location of cleanup supplies Yes No Identify other organizations and people who will help your library recover

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  • CKLS - Disaster Recovery: Templates and Samples
    has for you Programming Pathfinder Central Staff Training Cataloging Circulation Reports Tips Tricks Users Group Patron Training PILL Search Disaster Recovery Templates and Samples Print Details Created 13 November 2014 Last Updated 13 November 2014 Planning templates Red Cross Ready Rating takes you through a process to assess your preparedness for handling a disaster and planning a response to an emergency Requires signing up but it is free http readyrating

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  • CKLS - Disaster Recovery: Preparedness
    Kansas eContent eReaders Black and White eReaders Color Smartphones and Tablets Computers Laptops and Netbooks What your library has for you Programming Pathfinder Central Staff Training Cataloging Circulation Reports Tips Tricks Users Group Patron Training PILL Search Disaster Recovery Preparedness Print Details Created 13 November 2014 Last Updated 13 November 2014 Emergency Procedures Guide is a Word document listing procedures to follow for a variety of emergencies http db tt

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  • CKLS - Disaster Recovery: Insurance Questions
    Details Created 13 November 2014 Last Updated 13 November 2014 Ask your insurance agent the following questions Some questions probe the adequacy of the library s insurance in financing the rebuilding of the library and its collections Other questions reveal requirements by the insurance company for processing damage claims Make sure to include these requirements in the clean up and recovery processes If the insurance company wants photos of the damage before clean up starts for example make sure taking photos is near the beginning of your cleanup instructions I give special thanks to Craig Thurman of Thurman Morrison Associates Inc Insurance Agency for reviewing these questions Does the insurance company know your building is being used as a library as opposed a to city building Does the policy actually cover the top five disasters likely to occur in your town What exactly does the insurance cover for each of these disasters Ask your County Emergency Management Coordinator the top five disasters likely to occur in your town Also ask if the county has Emergency Equipment and Supplies Does your insurance agent know your library has computers television DVD player fax machine microfilm reader printer etc What is contents inside the library is covered by the insurance policy Here are the contents for special consideration Important records and papers Fine arts Please get these works reappraised Exhibition display materials that you may take from the building Computers Temporary exhibits If your insurance doesn t cover temporary exhibits you should tell people who display things in your library Does the insurance policy provide money to rent another facility for continuing operations while the damaged building is being repaired Does your insurance cover only what your used furniture and books are worth now or what buying new contents will actually cost What

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  • CKLS - Disaster Recovery: Salvage Priorities
    POST Forms and Reports Workshop Handouts Librarians Trustees Genealogists State Library of Kansas eContent eReaders Black and White eReaders Color Smartphones and Tablets Computers Laptops and Netbooks What your library has for you Programming Pathfinder Central Staff Training Cataloging Circulation Reports Tips Tricks Users Group Patron Training PILL Search Disaster Recovery Salvage Priorities Print Details Created 13 November 2014 Last Updated 13 November 2014 The people cleaning up the library and salvaging materials need to understand what is important and needs to be salvaged first One of the earlier steps in recovery is assess the damage i e listing the types of items damaged and then using the priority salvage list to identify which items should be saved first second third etc Though the Janet Evanovich and Stephen King books may be the most popular items in your library these books are not valuable because they can be easily and cheaply replaced The most valuable items are Critical to the ongoing operation of the library About your town county or state Irreplacable or not easily available elsewhere Fragile or sensitive to fluctuations in temperature or humidity Cost of replacement is more than cost of restoration Here are several examples of

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