Resource Sharing Committee Meeting: October 18, 2016

Conference Call

Members attending: Eric Edwards (Illinois State Library); Sandra Engram (Illinois College of Optometry); Kelly Fisher (Eureka College); Rand Hartsell (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign); Amy LeFager (National-Louis University); Thomas Mantzakides (University of Illinois at Chicago); Marcella Nowak (College of DuPage); Jennifer Stegen (Loyola University Chicago).
Members absent: Sarah Mueth (University of Illinois Springfield)
Staff attending: Debbie Campbell, Lorna Engels

  • Decisions:
    • Minutes of the 9/20/2016 meeting were approved.
    • The meeting was adjourned at 11:31 a.m.
  • Announcements:
    • CARLI Updates
      • Carli annual meeting coming up Nov. 18. Registration is open now.
      • Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference is now accepting proposals for presentations. Will be in Oakbrook (Chicago area) on June 8 & 9, 2017. It’s a nice mix of mostly academic libraries from the Great Lakes region. The group members were encouraged to submit proposals.
      • Intermediate Access Reports training have been scheduled. Three sessions were offered and now all are full and have waitlists. They hope to offer more sessions.
      • Anne Craig sent a note to the governing directors of CARLI to make a call for more libraries to join I-SHARE.
  • Discussions:
    • Oct. 26 I-SHARE Statistics Webinar
      • Slides are still being tweaked. Run-through will take place in Adobe Connect on Oct. 19.
      • Registration update: 49 out of 75 spaces claimed. (44 for Nov. WorldShare and ILLIAD webinar on Nov. 9)
    • Annual Project
      • Annual Project Planning Document is available in Google Docs for committee members to review.
      • ILLINET Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Traffic Survey
      • Counting Opinions - summarizes the types of reports on library use that can be created, using the information gathered from the Survey 
      • Discussed ILLINET survey data. Will alter scope from Illinois vs. nation to trends within Illinois specifically. Perhaps will expand to nation next year.  We wish to concentrate on Academic/Research Libraries in particular both borrowing and lending trends in the past 5 years.
    • Listserv topics / Topic ideas document is available in Google Docs for committee members to review.
      • Rand drafted a textbook question and submitted on Sep. 23 for feedback. It will be October’s topic.
      • Replacement costs for lost items was chosen as November’s topic.
  • Tasks assigned:
    • Webinar: If members do more with the reports in the slide or use data differently, please add to slides and leave your name for follow-up. Please also review for formatting/organization change suggestions.
    • Annual Project: Erica will ask Gwen Harrison if there are any comparable national reports and investigate past reports from the State Library that feature Academic libraries.
    • ListServ: Rand will submit the textbook question following today’s meeting.
    • ListServ: Thomas will draft a question on replacement costs for lost items for November.
  • Meeting Dates and Deadlines:
    • Next Meeting: Tuesday, November 15, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM via teleconference - Rand is scheduled to take the minutes.
    • Schedule of remaining CARLI Resource Sharing Committee meetings for FY 2017.
      • November 15
      • December 20
      • January 17
      • February 21
      • March 21
      • April 18
      • May 16
      • June 20