Resource Sharing Committee Meeting: January 15, 2015

Conference Call

Members attending: Kathleen Bloomberg, Illinois State Library; Susan Duncan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Sandra Engram, Illinois College of Optometry; Jennifer Funk, McKendree University; Sandy Harris, Olivet Nazarene University; Amy LeFager, National-Louis University; Marcella Nowak, College of DuPage; Bryan Clark, Illinois Central College
Members absent: Jeff Ridinger, Illinois State University
Staff attending: Debbie Campbell; Lorna Engels


  • Minutes of the December 18 meeting were approved, with changes (Sandy Harris attended and Sandra Engram did not – switched in the minutes).
  • Committee will need to create either an agenda or a list of available questions for the open house visits.
  • The meeting was adjourned at 3:15PM.


  • CARLI planning Voyager upgrade June 13, 2015. Upgrade is to 9.1.
  • CARLI is planning a proposed budget that includes a 20% cut in funding.

Tasks assigned:

  • Susie will send out her finished question for the listserv (processing fees and “lost” items) either Monday or Tuesday (January 19/20).
  • Marcella will send an email to the listserv in February (What do libraries do when other libraries ask for assistance in getting their materials back from delinquent patron?)
  • Kathy has agreed to send out the link for the ILLINET Code Revision; comments are only accepted until January 23 so committee members with comments should send them individually.
  • Spring Open House – 6 libraries have confirmed, Lorna will send out an email for potential dates (potential dates decided in this meeting). Kankakee, Lake Forest, Trinity International, University of Springfield, Olivet University and Illinois State Library.
  • Tabled item number three – Discussing draft copy of Best Practices (waiting on email).

Meeting Dates and Deadlines:

  • Next Meeting: Thursday, February 19th @ 2:30PM (phone)
    • Minute taker is Sandra Engram