News

Board of Directors Election

The CARLI Board of Directors election is now underway. All governing member directors should receive their ballot on Monday, April 17. If you did not receive a ballot, please . Your input is valuable to us, please remember to vote.

New documentation on reformatting Voyager Pick and Scan Log files

Pick and Scan users:
Would you prefer viewing log files in a horizontal format where each item is listed in a single row with columns containing the item details? If so, new documentation is available that provides directions on converting the log data using a set of Excel Macros:

Reports Webinar Recordings Posted for February and March

The recordings for the February and March webinars have been posted to the Voyager Reports Mini-Webinar page. Along with the videos, you’ll find SQL for some of the demonstrated queries, as well as the slides for each session. 

Staff that search the website for the webinars may also find them linked from the event notices on the calendar as well.

CARLI News March 31, 2017

Call for Board of Directors Election Nominations

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

CARLI Governing Members will elect one Board member from each of three (3) specified constituencies (public universities, community colleges, and private colleges and universities). Candidates receiving the most votes will serve three (3) year terms, July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020.

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, 2017 through June 30, 2020. Faculty and staff members from all CARLI member libraries, with all levels of experience, are encouraged to apply.
 

2017 Board of Directors Election - Call for Nominations Now Open

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

CARLI News February 28, 2017

Illinois State Library′s Annual Online Library Certification

The annual online certification process for libraries that are members of a regional library system is now underway. The certification is required of all CARLI member libraries in order to remain eligible for CARLI membership, and to qualify for continuing system services and grants programs from the Illinois State Library. Certification will close March 31, 2017.

CARLI News January 31, 2017

Illinois State Library′s Annual Online Library Certification

The annual online certification process for libraries that are members of a regional library system is now underway. The certification is required of all CARLI member libraries in order to remain eligible for CARLI membership, and to qualify for continuing system services and grants programs from the Illinois State Library. Certification will close March 31, 2017.

Recording for First Voyager Reports Webinar Available

The recording for the first Voyager Reports Mini-Webinar, held on January 18, is now available for viewing. Those interested may find the recording and the SQL generated during the session at the Reports Webinar page.

Public Services Committee Open House: Makerspaces at Univ. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The CARLI Public Services Committee is pleased to sponsor an Open House at two makerspace labs that are on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus.

The Open House will include tours of:

Voyager Reports Mini-Webinar for January

Beginning in January 2017, CARLI staff will offer a brief, monthly, mini-webinar to share tips, tricks, and techniques on generating reports from Voyager. Each webinar will provide an opportunity for questions and answers on Voyager reporting tools, such as Access and Web Reports, and on topics of broad interest, such as techniques for gathering circulation statistics or developing reports for responding to ACRL and IPEDS surveys. We’ll have information for you, and we hope you will have ideas for us as well.

Illinois Digital Heritage Hub now live in DPLA

CARLI is pleased to share that the collections of the Illinois Digital Heritage Hub, representing a collaboration between Illinois State Library, the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI), Chicago Public Library, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are officially live in DPLA and ready to explore.

CARLI News December 20, 2016

Call for Proposals: CARLI Forum on Collections Data Analysis and Maintenance

The CARLI Technical Services and Collection Management Committees are organizing a spring forum on using data related to collection assessment, database maintenance, and measuring impact. We are seeking presentation proposals for our forum to be held on April 28, 2017 from 9:30-3:30 at Governors State University, University Park, IL. We are looking for presentations that share practical solutions for using collections data.

Example presentation topics include:

Voyager Reports Mini-Webinar

Beginning in January 2017, CARLI staff will offer a brief, monthly, mini-webinar to share tips, tricks, and techniques on generating reports from Voyager. Each webinar will provide an opportunity for questions and answers on Voyager reporting tools, such as Access and Web Reports, and on topics of broad interest, such as techniques for gathering circulation statistics or developing reports for responding to ACRL and IPEDS surveys. We’ll have information for you, and we hope you will have ideas for us as well.

Agenda

12:00 Welcome and Introduction to Webinar Series

CARLI News November 30, 2016

2016 Annual Meeting Recording and Slides

Almost 150 guests attended the CARLI Annual Meeting on November 18. If you missed the meeting or would like to view it again, for a limited time, you can view it online.

The recording will be available until December 17, 2016. Viewers will see a short advertisement before the video begins to play.  

CARLI News October 27, 2016

Register by November 10 for the 2016 CARLI Annual Meeting and Directors′ Meeting

The 2016 CARLI Annual Meeting will be held Friday, November 18 at the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign. Staff at any CARLI member library are invited to attend. 

CARLI Office Closed

The CARLI office will be closed from December 23 through January 2, and will reopen on January 3. 

Please or call toll free 866-904-5843 to report any problems or concerns. Callers will have the option to page a tech support staff person to report a system outage or any other serious problem. CARLI staff will respond to all other issues and reports when regular business hours resume.

CARLI Office Closed

The CARLI Office will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 24 & 25. We will back in the office Monday November 28.

Please or call toll free 866-904-5843 to report any problems or concerns. Callers will have the option to page a tech support staff person to report a system outage or any other serious problem. CARLI staff will respond to all other issues and reports when regular business hours resume.

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