NICE Project Updates

NICE Update May 21, 2024

NICE Project update: The NICE Team met on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 to hear updates from the Cataloging and ILS Vendor Workgroups. Recommendations from these groups will be shared early in June. The Team reviewed the Holds Fulfillment Workgroup and the Records Standards...

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NICE Update April 16, 2024

NICE Project update: The NICE Team met on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 to hear updates from the Holds fulfillment workgroup and the Records standards workgroup. The Team discussed creating some overarching project recommendations including evaluating decisions after one...

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NICE Update March 19, 2024

The NICE Team met on Tuesday, March 19 to hear updates from the Holds fulfillment workgroup. The Funding Formula workgroup has made its recommendation. Feedback on the Funding Formula recommendation can be submitted here. An additional Cataloging workgroup was formed...

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NICE Update, February 20, 2024

The NICE Team met on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 to hear updates from the Funding Formula and Budget workgroup, additional information shared by the leadership team about the ILS Recommendation. The Collaborative Decision-making workgroup has made its recommendation....

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NICE Update January 16, 2024

The NICE Team met on Tuesday, January 2024 to hear updates from the Funding Formula and Budget workgroup, the Delivery workgroup and the Collaborative Decision-making workgroup. The Delivery workgroup has made its recommendation. Feedback on the Delivery...

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NICE Update December 19, 2023

The NICE Team met on Tuesday, December 19 to hear updates from the Funding Formula and Budget workgroup and the Delivery workgroup. Both workgroups are still continuing their work.  Questions are Welcome! V-Cat and NWLN (Northern Waters Library Network) member library...

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Meet the NICE Exploration Team

  • Alexander Johnson, Marathon County Public, Library Support Services Manager
  • Gina Rae, NWLS Database and Support Specialist
  • Jackee Johnson, NWLS ILS Administrator
  • Katie Zimmermann, WVLS ILS Administrator
  • Molly Lank-Jones, Hayward Library Director
  • Peggy O’Connell, Minocqua Library Director
  • Rachel Metzler, WVLS Database and Support Specialist
  • Sue Heskin, Superior Library Director
  • Tammie Blomberg, Rib Lake Library Director
  • Teresa Schmidt, Mercer Library Director
  • Sara Klemann, Eagle River Library Director
  • Kelly Wiisanen, Superior Public Library, Youth and Family Resources Manager
  • Laurie Ollhoff, Merrill Library Director
  • Katelyn Sabelko, Marathon County Public Library, Library Services Manager