Commercial Products Committee Meeting: October 11, 2018


Members Attending:  Lesley Wolfgang, Chair (Saint John's College of Nursing), Xiaotian Chen (Bradley University), Edith List (Principia College), Jeffrey Matlak (Western Illinois University), Will Midgley (DePaul University), Jim Millhorn (Northern Illinois University), Kavita Mundle (University of Illinois at Chicago), Amanda Wiesenhofer (Lincoln Land Community College)

Members Absent:  Thane Montaner (Prairie State College)

CARLI Staff Attending:  Cindy Clennon, Elizabeth Clarage


Try-It Illinois

Cindy recommended viewing the Illinois State Library's Try-It! Trial System at

Selection System

The CY19 cycle had a rough start, but is currently doing well.  The close date will be November 9.  There are still several vendor package licenses that need to be resolved. 




VPAT Project

Several committee members volunteered to contact vendors to find out what steps are being taken to conform to the VPAT mandate.


Cindy suggested March 26 or 27 as the date.  Discussion topics are still up in the air, with CARLI wanting a line-up recommendation by December.  

Committee agreed to have a face to face meeting at the CARLI office on November 15 to work on arrangements.

Tasks Assigned

VPAT requests to vendors

Meeting Dates and Deadlines

In Person Meeting November 15, 10am