SEAL Webinars

Exploring the SEAL Catalog

Trainer: Kelsey Milner, Southeastern NY Library Resources Council

Exploring the SEAL Catalog
Thursday, December 17, 2020
Time: 2 pm – 3 pm
Have you ever wondered how the SEAL catalog works? This upcoming webinar will provide a deep dive into the catalog, addressing everything you want to know (and more!). Topics covered include:

  • How the catalog works (an in-depth look at Z39.50)
  • How the catalog compiles and sorts records
  • The SEAL catalog as both a regional discovery tool and ILL platform
  • Methods for simple and advanced searching
  • Trouble-shooting common issues

This webinar is open to anyone interested. You do not need to have a SEAL account to attend.  
Use the link below to register for either or both sessions.

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SEAL 101
Friday, November 13, 2020

Time: 10:00am-11:30am
This webinar will provide basic training on the SEAL resource sharing system, managed by the Southeastern New York Library Resources Council. SEAL connects libraries of all types in the Southeastern region—encompassing Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, and Ulster counties—and allows them to easily share books, DVD’s, and other resources. Topics covered include:

  • Creating and managing your SEAL Account
  • Simple and advanced searching in the SEAL catalog
  • Placing and managing ILL requests
  • Lending items through SEAL
  • Generating ILL statistics
  • Regional Codes & Procedures regulating ILL
  • Additional resources for inter-library loan (such as MISP, the Medical Information Services Program)