Resource Sharing Committee Meeting: February 21, 2017

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


  • Approve minutes from January 17, 2017 meeting


  •   CARLI updates
    • Reports mini-webinar Thursday 2/23 at 1 pm.
    • ILA proposals due Friday March 24
    • Open Houses
      • 1st Public Services Committee Open House is March 17 at UIUC and is about makerspaces
      • Watch for announcements about other Public Services Committee Open Houses
      • Collection management/tech services Spring Forum is April 28
      • Resource Sharing Open Houses will be Thursday, April 6 at UIC and Friday, May 19 at Eureka College and Illinois Central Community College.


  • Annual project
    • Needs to be done in June
    • Can continue to add readings to Google Doc; try to find newer ones?
    • Deadline for annotations completed: next meeting, March 21. Will extend deadline in March if needed.
    • Amy will follow up with Counting Opinions about 2014 and 2015 data
    • Eric will ask if ILLinet traffic survey is required to be completed before state library certification can be completed.
  • Listserv topic
    • Last topic was about makerkits; only 4 responses received.
      • State Library loans makerkits that are available through I-Share and OCLC
      • Not many other individual libraries have them though
    • Next month: how do you count statistics for articles found outside of ILL? (eg, on Internet, in library collection, etc). What system do you use to fill ILL requests? (ILLiad, WorldShare)
    • Summaries of listserv questions will be posted to Resource Sharing listserv
  • Other info
    • Committee proposal accepted by Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference
      • Kelly, CARLI Tech Services Committee both waiting to hear back

Meeting Dates

  • Upcoming Meeting Dates (3rd Tuesday of the Month 10:30-12:00 via teleconference)
    • March 21 - Marcella Nowak Notes
    • April 18 - Jennifer Stegen Notes
    • May 16 - Eric Edwards (or another volunteer) Notes
    • June 20 - Sandra Engram (or another volunteer) Notes