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CARLI News September 15, 2015

Save the Date: CARLI Annual Meeting

The 2015 CARLI Annual Meeting will be held on Friday, November 13 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Champaign. Staff at any CARLI member library is invited to attend. Look for registration information later this month.

CARLI News July 30, 2015

Save the Date: CARLI Annual Meeting

Plan to join us on Friday, November 13 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Champaign. Staff at any CARLI member library is invited to attend. More information about the meeting will be available in August.

I-Share Next Update

The I-Share Next Task Force is still working on the specifications for the RFP for the product that will ultimately replace Voyager. The Task Force met with a UI Purchasing representative and State of Illinois Procurement Officer in July to make sure the Task Force’s evaluation plans comply with all regulations. 

CARLI News June 30, 2015

CARLI Budget Reduction Beginning July 1, 2015

While there is no final information available about the state budget at this time, CARLI was directed to model a 20% permanent budget reduction in operating expenses beginning July 1, 2015. CARLI is committed to protecting Governing member access to EBSCO Academic Search Complete, and I-Share. Rather than make cuts to our most critical programs, we are instead limiting initial reductions to current programs and services that will have a less severe effect on the patrons of member libraries in FY16.

CARLI News May 29, 2015

Final Results from the 2015 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, 2015 are: Dennis Krieb (Lewis and Clark Community College), John Wilkin (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign) and David Stern (Saint Xavier University). 
 
Directors appointed to one-year terms are: Jim Cubit (Lake Forest College), Lydia Morrow Ruetten (Governors State University) and Cate Kaufman (Illinois Central College). 
 

CARLI News April 29, 2015

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.

CARLI News March 30, 2015

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.

CARLI News Feburary 26, 2015

Personal Knowledge Management Webinar

Please join us for the Personal Knowledge Management webinar on Tuesday, March 17, 10 am–11 am, sponsored by the CARLI Public Services Committee.

What is Personal Knowledge Management (PKM)? It involves a range of relatively simple and inexpensive techniques and tools that anyone can use to:

CARLI News January 29, 2015

CARLI-Sponsored Library Management System Webinars

As part of CARLI’s project to seek a replacement for the Voyager software over the next few years, CARLI and the I-Share Next Task Force have invited firms that offer library management software to academic libraries and consortia to conduct an informational webinar about their product for CARLI Governing Member Libraries. 

CARLI News December 19, 2014

Holiday Hours

The CARLI Office will be closed for the holidays December 24–January 2. ILDS will not provide delivery service on December 24, December 25, December 31, or January 1.

CARLI News November 21, 2014

CARLI Holiday Hours

The CARLI office will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday November 27-28, and ILDS will not provide delivery service on those days.

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