Resource Sharing Committee Meeting: September 17, 2015

Conference Call

Members attending:  Jeff Ridinger, chair (Illinois State University), Bryan Clark (Illinois Central College), Susan Duncan (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Sandra Engram (Illinois College of Optometry), Kelly Fisher (Eureka College), Amy LeFager (National-Louis University), Sarah Mueth (University of Illinois at Springfield), Marcella Nowak (College of DuPage), Jennifer Stegen (Loyola University Chicago)
Members absent:  None, Jeff Ridinger left at 3:10.
Staff attending:  Debbie Campbell, Lorna Engels
Guests:  none


  • Minutes of the August 6, 2015 meeting were approved.
  • Occam’s Reader will not be offering free trials. 
    • Attempts to identify another annual project met with no consensus. 
    • In preparation for the committee’s next meeting members will look for topics or research proposed topics to determine if they can be developed into a project.
  • Packaging of AV materials should be added to the listserv topic list.
  • The meeting was adjourned at 4:05 pm.


    • Registration is open for training in several of the Voyager clients; there are several slots still open for Circulation.  Training for ContentDM is also open.
    • The RFP for I-Share Next will go to the CARLI Board September 25th.  Once approved by the board it will proceed to U of I purchasing for review, a process which may take several months to a year to complete.
  • The November copyright webinar is on track.  Registration information will be sent out at the beginning of October.

Tasks assigned:

  • Marcella will draft a copyright question for the next ResShare-ig listserv topic.  Her focus will be article embargos and licensing versus copyright concerns.  
  • Search for project topic (preparation for the October meeting):
    • Are these topics robust enough for a white paper?
      • Fines/Fees (esp. processing) in a consortium - Bryan, Amy and Susie
      • Article Embargos
        • Marcella - licensing agreements
        • Sandra will review the CARLI Commercial Products Committee webpages
        • Jen - Get it Now/Reprint Desk
        • Deb will find out if CARLI has reached out to Get it Now.
    • Kelly and Sarah will look for other topics

Meeting Dates and Deadlines:

  • Next Meeting: Conference call on Thursday, October 15, 2015.  Sandra Engram is the scheduled minute-taker.  
  • Schedule of CARLI Resource Sharing Committee Meetings: Conference calls on the third Thursday of every month, from 2:30-4pm, beginning in September and skipping January.

**Planning Lead Times

  • Requiring 4 or more months planning
    • Any event that will require a purchase order, or payment of travel or other speaker expenses.
      • CARLI systems training
      • CARLI committee events (e.g., forums)
      • CARLI joint meetings (e.g., committee chairs, liaisons, etc.)
      • CARLI committee meetings held off site
      • CARLI continuing education “informal” event held at CARLI Office (e.g., a hackfest)
  • Requiring 1 or more months planning
    • CARLI committee meetings held at the CARLI office
  • Requiring 1 or more weeks planning
    • CARLI committee meetings by conference call only