Resource Sharing Committee Meeting: November 15, 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); Sarah Mueth (University of Illinois Springfield); Marcella Nowak (College of DuPage); Jennifer Stegen (Loyola University Chicago).
Members absent: none
Staff attending: Debbie Campbell, Lorna Engels


  • Minutes of the 10/18/2016 meeting were approved.
  • The meeting was adjourned at approximately 11:30 a.m.


  • CARLI Updates
    • CARLI annual meeting coming up Friday, Nov. 18. Amy will be representing the Committee. Eric planning to attend
    • Final Intermediate Access Reports training on 11/30. Full, with waitlist. Ted Schwitzner hopes to offer more in the spring, since all three filled.


  • Oct. 26 I-SHARE Statistics Webinar feedback has been lackluster. Only a handful of attendees submitted surveys. Presentation Slides to be posted to the CARLI website  
  • Annual Project (links and descriptions from previous minutes)
    • Reviewed the Annual Project Planning Document, ILLINET Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Traffic Survey document, and 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.
  • Reviewed the Listserv topics / Topic ideas document to choose a November topic.

Tasks assigned:

  • Annual Project: Eric will ask Gwen Harrison if there are any comparable national reports and investigate past reports from the State Library that feature Academic libraries.
  • ListServ: Thomas to post the question on replacement costs for lost items for November.

Meeting Dates and Deadlines:

  • Next Meeting: Tuesday, December 20, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM via teleconference
  • Amy is scheduled to take the minutes
  • Schedule of remaining CARLI Resource Sharing Committee meetings for FY 2017
    • December 20
    • January 17
    • February 21
    • March 21
    • April 18
    • May 16
    • June 20