Resource Sharing Committee Meeting: April 4, 2014

Conference call

Members present:  Amanda Pippitt, Chair (Millikin University); Susan Duncan (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign); Jennifer Funk (McKendree University); Sandra Harris (Olivet Nazarene University); Sarah McHone-Chase (Northern Illinois University; Matt Ostercamp (North Park University); Jeff Ridinger (Illinois State University); Kathleen Bloomberg (Illinois State Library).

Members absent:  None.

Staff attending:  Debbie Campbell

Staff absent: Lorna Engels


  • The March 6, 2014 minutes were approved.
  • The committee will wait to replace Deirdre Rawls, who recently resigned from the committee, since the committee year is nearly completed.
  • Committee members will post comments to the list covering how claims returned materials are handled at their libraries. This committee assignment will take the place of another Resource Sharing topic for the email list in April.
  • Tomororw Debbie will send comments based on the committee's discussion during the conference call to the State Library about the Delivery Task Force report. 
  • Kathy will follow-up with other State Library staff about a reminder/clarification on what can be sent through the statewide and system delivery services.


  • No Voyager software upgrade this summer.
  • CARLI needs assistance with testing with ShelfLister 3, which is optimized for tablets and smartphones.  Olivet Nazarene, Millikin, and McKendree are interested.  Additional libraries are encouraged to contact Debbie.

Tasks Assigned

  • Committee members will post information on their claims returned procedures on the resourcesharing-ig email list.
  • Jeff and Matt will distribute the draft of the formal literature review as part of the white paper on E-books and resource sharing.
  • Committee members will revisit the E-book survey results that were distributed earlier by Amanda.
  • The committee will reconvene via conference call and Adobe Connect on Friday, April 4 to discuss the white paper.

Meeting Dates and Deadlines:

  • Special conference call to discuss white paper:  Friday, April 11, 3 p.m.
  • Next monthly meeting (conference call):  May 1