Resource Sharing Committee Meeting: March 17, 2016

Conference Call

Members attending: Bryan Clark (ICC), Susan Duncan (UIU), Sandra Engram (ICO), Kelly Fisher (Eureka), Amy LeFager (NLU), Sarah Mueth (UIS), Jeff Ridinger (ISU), Marcella Nowak (COD)
Members absent: Jennifer Stegen (Loyola)
Staff attending: Lorna Engels
Staff absent: Debbie Campbell


  • February minutes approved.
  • Keep the conversations going by responding to questions that have been posted on the Resource Sharing email list, rather than generating a new question.
  • Annual Project will be a web page document.


  • Working with new libraries with “as needed” training.
  • 2nd reminder for the Spring Open Houses went out for central and northern Illinois areas.
  • Open House in the southern Illinois area canceled because low registration.
    • May want to consider not having open houses next year, or not having as many open houses to help generate more interest.

Tasks assigned:

  • Annual Project
    • Introductory Blanket Statement– Jeff
    • List of Open Access Resources – annotating the list Kelly, Marcella, and Sandra
    • Annotated Bibliography – Clean Up Annotations - Amy
    • Tracking System for sources filled with Open Access Resources – Susie will send a question to the ListServ to see if what systems libraries use that are currently tracking
      • ILLiad users
      • Non-ILLiad users
    • Lending and Open Access – Bryan
  • Processing Fee Statement – Debbie and Lorna

Meeting Dates and Deadlines:

  • Next Meeting: Thursday, April 21st , Jennifer Stegen, minutes
  • Schedule of Resource Sharing Committee Meetings:
    • Thursday, May 19th, Bryan Clark, minutes
    • Thursday, June 16th, Susie Duncan, minutes