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Alisia Revitt <[log in to unmask]>
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Alisia Revitt <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 5 Feb 2020 15:46:30 -0500
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And one more link, Circulation and ILL statistics for MILS libraries:

 Alisia Revitt  |  Library Systems Manager  |  Maine InfoNet  |
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On Tue, Feb 4, 2020 at 7:24 PM Melvin, Jenny J <[log in to unmask]>

> Greetings,
> I hope this email finds you all well and warm.  We are almost to the
> halfway point for submitting the 2019 Public Library Annual Report.  The
> deadline to submit your report is April 1, 2020.
> A few things to remember:
>   *   If you have forgotten your username or password please contact me or
> use the Password Reminder link on the LibPAS login screen
>   *   Print out a copy of the current annual report and data definitions
> before you start
>   *   Review all prefilled fields and make any necessary changes
>   *   Make sure ALL fields are filled in
>   *   Use the VERIFY button at the top of the screen to check for missing
> or data anomalies and use the note icon next to the data box to provide an
> explanation
>   *   Verify and answer all edit checks before you hit the submit button
>   *   Last but not least, no fudging numbers! It's better to report N/A
> than to report a made up number.  I'm more than happy to help you set up a
> system of keeping accurate statistics throughout the year.
> Important Links:
> A direct link to the website for completing the Annual Report using
> LibPAS
> Circulation and ILL statistics for Minerva libraries
> Details and a guide to completing the Annual Report Survey using LibPAS
> can be found on the Maine State Library website at
> Please keep in mind it is the sole responsibility of each library to
> ensure that the annual report has been accurately and completely submitted
> by the April 1st deadline. This also applies to any follow-up information
> that is requested. Prompt replies to requests for follow-up information is
> very much appreciated and helps ensure that I meet my federal deadline.
> Visit  for information
> on the MLC Rules Regarding Responsibilities of Public Libraries
> The Maine State Library sincerely appreciates the work and dedication it
> takes to collect and report accurate data. Please do not hesitate to
> contact me if you have questions or need help interpreting, reporting or
> submitting your data. I am more than happy to assist you in any way I can.
> Many thanks,
> Jenny
> Jenny Melvin
> State Data Coordinator
> Liaison to Regions 5 & 6
> Maine State Library
> 145 Harlow Street
> Bangor, ME 04401
> 207-947-8336 ext.116