The election and appointment process for new members of the CARLI Board of Directors has been completed.

Directors elected to 3-year terms beginning July 1, 2015 are: 

  • Dennis Krieb (Lewis and Clark Community College
  • John Wilkin (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)
  • David Stern (Saint Xavier University) 

Directors appointed to one-year terms are:

May 19, 2015
By: Michelle Huls




From: Bradley University

Anaga (1985)

Congratulations, graduates! The month of May marks the time when many colleges and universities will be holding their commencement activities.

May 15, 2015
By: Digital Collections

From OCC Lance (Illinois Eastern Community Colleges) in CARLI Digital Collections.

It's graduation time! What better time to feature a yearbook image?





May 8, 2015
By: Digital Collections

2015 Board of Directors Election

The CARLI Board of Directors election is now underway. All governing member directors should have received their ballot on Monday, April 20. If you did not receive a ballot, please . Your input is valuable to us, please remember to vote.

April 29, 2015
By: Michelle Huls

Voting is now open for seats on the CARLI Board of Directors. Each of the CARLI constituencies—Community Colleges; Private Colleges and Universities; and Public Universities—will elect one new Board member for a three-year term (July 1, 2015–June 30, 2018).
Voting will remain open until 5 pm on Friday, May 8, 2015.

April 20, 2015
By: Michelle Huls

From: MacMurray College

Illowoco (1943)

April marks the beginning of baseball season, and these young women are ready for the next pitch. This photo from the 1943 yearbook for MacMurray College features players on the school’s softball team.





April 17, 2015
By: Digital Collections

From Undergraduate Research Repository  (Roosevelt University) in CARLI Digital Collections.

I had forgotten the excitement that comes when you first encounter Big Ideas and realize that you have the power to contribute to them.


April 8, 2015
By: Digital Collections

CARLI staff are investigating the problem that's preventing libraries from connecting to the CARLI Reports Server ( this morning. Thank you for your patience.

April 3, 2015

This Sunday, April 4th between 6AM and 10AM, the VuFind service ( will experience multiple outages while we upgrade three Linux servers running the SOLR indexes and MySQL database.

If you encounter any problems after 10AM, please report them to

Brandon Gant

April 1, 2015
By: Brandon Gant

2015 Board of Directors Election

CARLI is seeking nominations for candidates to fill seats on the CARLI Board of Directors, the governing authority of the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois.

March 30, 2015
By: Michelle Huls