Resource Sharing Committee Meeting: December 19, 2018

Members attending: Belinda Cheek (North Central College), Eric Edwards (Illinois State Library), Kari Garman (Bradley University),  Rand Hartsell (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Thomas Mantzakides (Morton College), Sarah McHone-Chase (Northern Illinois University), Marcella Nowak (College of DuPage), Nathan Thebarge (Trinity International University), Ashtin Trimble (Black Hawk College)
Staff attending: Debbie Campbell and Lorna Engels

CARLI Update:

  • CARLI office closed for holidays—December 22-January 2. Check ILDS for off delivery dates too.
  • Tipasa webinar on January 8th. Register on OCLC.


  • Review of most recent ResShar-ig email topic and response:
    • Eric sent out topic this month, and collated responses (dealing food and drink policies)
    • Next post will be in at least February so that we can concentrate on our survey and getting responses to it.
  • Annual Project:
    • Policy document is up on the Google document. Debbie has started some of the questions there already.
    • Discussion of what to put into survey and how.
    • Sarah will write a few preface lines about the need for contact information.
    • Goal is to have survey out by end of January.
  • Other Business
    • Webinar for spring? Think about possible topics, please.
    • Open houses for spring or fall? Or, start planning in spring to have them going for fall? Please think about this.

Meeting Dates:

  • Next Meeting: Wednesday, January 23, 10:00 – 11:30 AM via conference call. Marcella Nowak to take notes.
  • Schedule of Meetings: 3rd Wednesday (usually) of each month, 10:00 – 11:30 AM via conference call.