I-Share Next Task Force Meeting, July 29-30, 2015

CARLI Office, Champaign

Members attending: Pat Boze (Illinois State Library), Anita Foster (Illinois State University), Cindy Fuller (Millikin University), Tom Goetz (Harper College), Kristine Hammerstrand (CARLI), Tammy Kuhn-Schnell (Lincoln Land Community College), Tami Luedtke (DePaul University), Michael Norman (University of Illinois Urbana Champaign), Ted Schwitzner (CARLI), Matthew Short (Northern Illinois University), Connie Walsh (CARLI), Suzanne Wilson (Illinois Wesleyan University)

Members absent: Susan Singleton (CARLI).

Staff attending: None.

Guests: None.

Meeting Overview

During this two day meeting, the Task Force reviewed the work of the specification teams, consolidated system-wide specifications, and continued to learn from the procurement efforts of other libraries and consortia.


  • Established style and formatting guidelines for the document, including specification numbering scheme.


  • University of Illinois Purchasing informed CARLI that Cathy Link has left her position as a state procurement officer.
  • Kris reported that the University System of Georgia completed a sole-source procurement of Ex Libris Alma and Primo.

Tasks assigned

  • First draft of cost sheets (Pat, Connie)
  • Scoring and evaluation categories and percentages (all)

Meeting Dates and Deadlines

  • Next Meeting: August 11-12, 2015, CARLI Office, Champaign
  • Schedule of I-Share Next Task Force Meetings:
    • August 25-26, 2015, CARLI Office, Champaign
    • September meeting TBD