School Access to The Vermont Automated Libraries System (VALS)

 

School Access to The Vermont Automated Libraries System (VALS)

VALS (Vermont Automated Libraries System) access is available to school libraries that make the annual contribution of catalog cards to the Vermont Union Catalog (VUC) or MARC records to the K12cat union catalog. VALS provides access to online interlibrary loan and electronic mail. The Department of Libraries (DOL) provides this service at no charge to eligible schools.
 
For libraries that used VALS last year and wish to continue in the 2010-2011 school year:

Please complete and SUBMIT the annual Agreement Form (http://libraries.vermont.gov/libraries/schoollibrariansresources/valsagr) no later than October 31, 2012.

 
Schools that wish to use VALS in the 2011-2012 school year must contribute current acquisitions either in the form of catalog cards to the Vermont Union Catalog (VUC) or MARC records to the K12cat online union catalog. This year cards or records must also be postmarked no later than October 31, 2012.
 
For libraries new to VALS or Libraries seeking reinstatement:
New VALS participants or VALS users wishing to have their accounts reinstated SUBMIT the annual Agreement Form (http://libraries.vermont.gov/libraries/schoollibrariansresources/valsagr), as well as submit holdings (see above) no later than October 31, 2012. You will find the agreement form below.
 
We regret that failure to submit the form and your records by October 31 will delay activation until the 2013-14 school year.