CARLI News July 29, 2016

CARLI Executive Director Susan Singleton Retires

Susan Singleton, CARLI's first Executive Director following the formation of the consortium in 2005, retires on July 29. "It has been an honor to work with the staff and directors of the academic libraries in the state and with the CARLI staff throughout this first decade of CARLI’s existence.” said Singleton. "I have no doubt that new director Anne Craig, the Board of Directors, and the CARLI staff working with the truly outstanding CARLI community, will ensure a smooth transition for CARLI's future."

CARLI News June 30, 2016

Please Welcome Anne Craig as CARLI Senior Director

We are very happy to announce that Anne Craig will join CARLI as Senior Director beginning in early July. Anne is currently Director of the Illinois State Library, a position she has held since 2005. Anne will be replacing Susan Singleton who will retire at the end of July.

CARLI News May 25, 2016

Final Results from the 2016 Board of Directors Election

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, 2016 are: Cindy Fuller (Millikin University), Cate Kaufman (Illinois Central College), and Lydia Morrow Ruetten (Governors State University).
Directors appointed to one-year terms are: Jim Cubit (Lake Forest College), Dane Ward (Illinois State University), and Frances Whaley (Illinois Valley Community College). 

CARLI News April 28, 2016

E-Resources FY17 Selection Cycle to Open in New Selection System

The FY 17 Selection Cycle is expected to open in the first week May using the newly redesigned Selection System. Vendors are currently loading pricing into the system. After all pricing has been verified, the system will be open to libraries for their FY17 subscription commitments. 

CARLI News March 29, 2016

Volunteer for a CARLI Committee

Each year CARLI has a number of opportunities to serve on various committees. Service on CARLI committees affords individuals a unique opportunity to use their experience and expertise to help shape the future of the consortium and its services. CARLI is now seeking volunteers to serve on 9 advisory committees. Volunteers chosen will serve a three-year term, July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019. Faculty and staff members from all CARLI member libraries, with all levels of experience, are encouraged to apply.

CARLI News February 25, 2016

Tumblr Project Podcast

The CARLI Created Content Committee has posted a new podcast to the CARLI web site.

In this podcast, committee members Margaret Heller, Alice Creason, and Jen Wolfe discuss their CARLI Digital Collections Tumblr project. The discussion includes the idea for starting Tumblr and how the committee has implemented the project.

CARLI News January 28, 2016

Public Services Committee Spring 2016 Open Houses 

The CARLI Public Services Committee is happy to announce two days of open house events on March 3 and 11, 2016. Come check out fellow CARLI libraries and some tools they're using to enhance services and operations.

Tech Savvy Online Tools for Public Services – Both days will be full of practical and innovative ways to engage students, make your day-to-day work easier, and communicate effectively with colleagues.

CARLI News December 17, 2015

CARLI Holiday Hours

The CARLI office will be closed from December 24 through January 1 and will reopen on January 4. ILDS will not provide delivery service on December 24, December 25, December 31 or January 1. Business will resume on January 4.

CARLI News November 20, 2015

Recordings and Slides from CARLI Annual Meeting Now Available

Over 130 people attended the CARLI Annual Meeting in Champaign on Friday, November 13 to celebrate 35 Years of I-Share and 10 Years of CARLI.  If you missed the meeting, or want to see any of it again, visit the event page to find a link to the recordings of the morning and afternoon sessions, as well as links to the speakers’ slide presentations. 

CARLI News October 14, 2015

Register Now for the CARLI Annual Meeting

The 2015 CARLI Annual Meeting will be held Friday, November 13 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Champaign. Staff at any CARLI member library are invited to attend. The meeting, celebrating 35 years of I-Share and 10 years of CARLI, will feature a look back at the original vision for online academic library cooperation in Illinois and a discussion of this cooperation in the present context, an overview of CARLI in 2015, and a discussion about the future of academic libraries, and of CARLI over the next 5-10 years. To view the full agenda and to register, visit the event page.