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List of Firefly closings 2014 12/03/2014 - 9:12am Courier, Firefly Use this list to check and see which Firefly libraries will be closed this holiday season. If you have any questions about your closure report, contact Jenifer Grady. Library Name Library City Hub Last Delivery or Pickup Date Reopening Date Adams Memorial Library Woodbury BNA (Nashville) 2014-12-23 2014-12-27 Argie Cooper Public Library Shelbyville BNA (Nashville) 2014-12-23 2014-12-29 Argie Cooper Public Library...
Request for Proposal: Library Materials Delivery Service in Tennessee, 2015-2018 11/17/2014 - 1:26pm Courier Request for Proposal: Library Materials Delivery Service in Tennessee REVISED: 2014 Background Information: Tenn-Share, a consortium of libraries in Tennessee, has been providing courier service to its membership since 2012.  Tenn-Share is seeking proposals from prospective vendors to provide regular, consistent delivery at least two days per week of library materials between approximately 210 academic and public libraries located throughout the state of Tennessee using regularly scheduled routes. Tenn-Share is seeking proposals for the service option detailed below. Materials that...
Firefly Courier update 6/27/13 07/03/2013 - 8:15am Courier, Firefly, Statewide Courier We appreciate all of your feedback about Firefly.  The updated membership list is on the Firefly Members page in PDF and MS Excel - http://tenn-share.org/firefly/members.  Updates are in lavender.  Any colored cells indicate that a change has been made since the original address books were loaded to the RR Donnelley accounts in January. Please note these changes that must also be made manually: Johnson County Pubic Library is now Mountain City/Johnson County Public Library Oak Ridge should be added manually (see spreadsheet) and it is different from Oakdale...
Firefly update 5/7/13 05/08/2013 - 10:52am Courier, Firefly It's been so long since I've contacted you all!  There is a new member list on the Firefly page.  There are a few changes in gold, and remember that changes must be made manually in your account.  I'm running out of colors, but the gold I refer to can be seen in the record for Marie Ellison Memorial Library, which had a change in email addresses. Thank you for using the Firefly issues form for letting us know when your library will be closed, if there has been a driver no-show and the compliments you send.  We are glad that the number...
Firefly update March 28 03/28/2013 - 8:49am Courier, Firefly, Statewide Courier Hello everyone.  Greetings from Tenn-Share. If your library is closed for Good Friday, please be sure your courier contact knows. The biggest announcement is that we now have a Firefly issues form so you don't have to remember who to contact when you need a resolution, from dates your library will be closed, to buying bags, to lost passwords, to driver no-shows, to compliments and complaints to Tenn-Share.  http://www.tenn-share.org/firefly/reportissues.  Please use this form instead of emailing your Crosstown Courier representatives, Jennifer Cowan-Henderson  or...
This week in Firefly - 2/20/13 02/21/2013 - 9:49am Courier, Firefly, Statewide Courier Once again, I thank you for all of your suggestions, kudos and complaints.  We welcome Oak Ridge Public Library to Firefly!  Please note that Oak Ridge will need to be added manually to your list.  The contact information is on the spreadsheet, and changes this week are in gray - http://www.tenn-share.org/firefly/members.  It would be a good idea to check all the colored cells under contact fields (Library Name, Street Address, Contact Name, Contact Email) which indicate changes that may be important to you. I have talked with Steve Seger from CrossTown and...
Firefly start delayed to Oct. 1 & Glowworm extended 12/03/2012 - 2:39pm Courier, Firefly Glowworm, our temporary courier service, will need at least one more month of life, continuing thru September.  This pushes our earliest start date for Firefly to October 1.  We plan to contract with the Tennessee State Library and Archives and the State of Tennessee to expand the courier to include the state's public libraries by then. We’ll use the Firefly listserv to keep everyone up to date. (Want to join the listserv? Email Jodie Gambill.) We apologize for any problems this delay will create.  
Tenn-Share Courier Interest Registration 12/03/2012 - 2:23pm Courier Register with Tenn-Share and we'll include your library in our discussions with possible courier vendors. Registrants will be added to our courier maps and spreadsheets for information purposes only. Vendors will use these to devise service options and price quotes. You are not obligated to join the courier. However, by registering, you're telling Tenn-Share you are interested in participating and willing to be part of any future discussions. => Register here! Please refer any questions about this project to David Atkins (datkins [at] utk [dot] edu.
Request for Proposal: Library Materials Delivery Service in Tennessee 12/03/2012 - 2:22pm Courier Tenn-Share, consortium of libraries in Tennessee, is seeking proposals from prospective vendors to provide delivery of library materials between approximately 326 academic, public, and school libraries located throughout the state of Tennessee using regularly scheduled routes. Materials that will be delivered include (but are not limited to): books, CDs, DVDs, cassettes, videotapes, equipment, printed matter and other items. Proposals will be evaluated by a Committee comprised of representatives from Tenn-Share. One or more vendors will be selected to make a presentation in person to the...
Tenn-Share Statewide Library Courier Survey 12/03/2012 - 1:54pm Courier Do libraries in Tennessee need a state-wide courier service? Do libraries in Tennessee want a state-wide courier service? What do you think? These are questions Tenn-Share wants to know. To this end, Tenn-Share is surveying all members to determine our state’s need for a state-wide, library-to-library courier service. Results will help us explore options for library courier services. All Tenn-Share member contacts received invitations to complete the survey. If you wish to complete the survey on behalf of your institution, you can use this link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TNcourier...
Courier service start-up 08/31/2012 - 1:02pm Courier, Share Your Stuff By the end of the summer, Tennessee will have a statewide library courier service.  After months of hard work, Tenn-Share’s RFP Committee selected RR Donnelley as our winning courier vendor. Called Firefly, this Tenn-Share courier will provide 2 days a week service for all participating libraries. We do not have the final price yet as that will be determined by the total number of libraries who join the initial July-September implementation. Currently, we estimate each participant's cost to be between $1,400-$1,500 a year for 2 days a week service. There will also be options...
Firefly hatches as Glowworm 08/03/2012 - 10:33am Courier, Firefly The brand new Tenn-Share courier service hatches this week as Glowworm, maturing into Firefly in September when the network will grow to about 200 libraries or more. Find the new Firefly section of this website at the address www.fireflycourier.org, and a listserv for Firefly/Glowworm network members.
Tennessee Shipping Costs Worksheet and Calculator 05/25/2011 - 2:14pm Courier Don’t know how much you spend on interlibrary loan shipping? Now there’s a simple way to find out. Use this free and easy spreadsheet to estimate your ILL shipping expenses via United State Postal Service. All you need is your borrowing and lending volume; the number of items you ship via USPS. Plug in those numbers and the spreadsheet does all the math comparing Library/Media and 1st Class/Parcel Post rates. While not as accurate as having an itemized accounting of everything you ship, this calculator will provide a good, conservative estimate based on average material...
Statewide Library Courier Project Advances 05/05/2011 - 10:06am Courier An April 1 meeting results in formation of an RFP committee to solicit vendors for a statewide courier for interlibrary loan services for library patrons from all types of libraries.
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