Resource Sharing Committee Meeting: December 18, 2014

Conference Call

Members attending: Bryan Clark, Illinois Central College; Susan Duncan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Sandy Engram, Illinois College of Optometry; Marcella Nowak, College of DuPage; Jeff Ridinger, Illinois State University
Staff attending: Debbie Campbell; Lorna Engels


  • Minutes of the previous meeting were approved prior to the meeting.


  • CARLI offices will be closed Dec. 24th through January 1st, with limited staffing on Friday Jan 2nd.
  • Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference will be held June 5, 2015 in Kalamazoo, MI. For those interested, the call for proposals will be open through January 16th


  • Wednesday’s webinar went well, and was well attended. The video has been edited, along with the PowerPoint. It has been passed along to the individual that will post the video to CARLI’s YouTube page.
  • ILL documents that committee members provided were discussed and differences in practice were noted.
    • Committee agreed that the next step should be the creation of a draft Best Practices document, with options, that can then be discussed within the committee, prior to sharing with a larger audience for feedback.
  • Discussion of Copyright webinar speakers has been tabled until February, with the expectation to have speaker contact made prior to April, for an October or later webinar.
  • Hold Shelf/Lost Processing reports submitted by Debbie Campbell. After explanation and discussion of the reports, committee decided to gather further input by submitting the issue to the Resource Sharing listserv.
    • If the group feels we do not receive sufficient feedback, we will discuss the creation of a survey that can be distributed to I-Share members (possible recipients include the designated Patron Billing or ILL coordinators).

Tasks Assigned:

  • Jeff Ridinger will draft a Best Practices that will disseminated to the committee by January 13th for group discussion at the January 15th meeting.
  • Susan Duncan will draft the January listserv topic discussing Lost item Processing Fees. Draft will be submitted to the committee during the week of January 5th prior to posting for general discussion.

Meeting Dates and Deadlines:

  • Next Meeting: Thursday, January 15, 2:30, Conference Call (Jennifer Funk – minutes)