MeLCat Scheduling Factors

These factors will be considered by MeLCat staff when scheduling libraries for MeLCat implementation. Information will be collected on the MeLCat Participation: Pre-Implementation Scheduling Questionnaires. Libraries and shared systems will receive these questionnaires after they submit their applications.

  1. Local automated system
  2. Library collections and quality of cataloging
  3. Patron record linking requirements
  4. Geographical location and library type
  5. MeLCat readiness of the library
  6. Preferred implementation schedule of the library
  7. Complexity of the implementation
  8. Training needs
  9. Participant applications received