CARLI and EBSCO hosted an Open Athens kickoff webinar on January 29, 2020. A recording of the webinar, the Open Athens implementation surveys, and the reference materials mentioned during that webinar are linked from this page.

January 31, 2020
By: Kristine Hammerstrand

CARLI 40th Anniversary Celebration 

In 2020, the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois will celebrate 40 years of resource sharing through CARLI and its predecessor organizations. To commemorate and celebrate this important anniversary we are planning a reception during the ALA Annual Conference at the Art Institute of Chicago, in the Chicago Stock Exchange Trading Room on Sunday, June 28 from 4-6 p.m.

January 29, 2020
By: Michelle Haake

In Alma, the Automated Fulfillment Network (AFN) functionality is the analog to Voyager's Universal Borrowing (UB) functionality. Ex Libris staff have finished the initial setup of the AFN for all 91 I-Share libraries, and as discussed during the 1/23 Office Hours, it's time for all I-Share libraries to test both the network setup, and their library's own settings.

January 24, 2020

We are pleased to announce that CARLI and EBSCO have scheduled a kickoff webinar about Open Athens, for Wednesday, January 29, 2020, from 9:30am-11am CST.  No registration is required. Connectivity information for the webinar can be found below and on the CARLI website calendar.  This session will be presented by our EBSCO Open Athens project team and will be recorded. Please feel free to invite staff from your IT department to join the webinar, if you like.

January 21, 2020
By: Ted Schwitzner

On behalf of the CARLI Board of Directors and CARLI Staff, we are proud to announce we are now accepting applications for the CARLI Scholarship!

January 10, 2020
By: Michelle Haake

CARLI and ILDS Holiday Information

The CARLI office will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29 and also from Tuesday, December 24 through Wednesday, January 1. Regular hours will resume on Thursday, January 2.  

November 26, 2019
By: Michelle Haake

Thank you to all the staff at our member libraries who were able to travel to Champaign for the CARLI Annual Meeting on Friday, November 15. 
The presentations and pdf files from the meeting, including the CARLI Annual Report, CARLI Counts information and application we well as the Committee Projects and Task Force Reports and an Alma Update, are now linked from the agenda.

November 18, 2019
By: Michelle Haake

Last Call: 2019 CARLI Annual Meeting and Directors' Meetings

Register by November 7 for the 2019 CARLI Annual Meeting on Friday, November 15 at the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign. Staff at any CARLI member library are invited to attend.

October 30, 2019
By: Michelle Haake

Welcome to New CARLI Staff Members

Please join us in welcoming 2 new CARLI staff members.

On August 19, our new part-time Graduate Assistant, Emily Wros (pronounced "Ross"), joined our staff. Emily will report to Kris Hammerstrand and be assisting with the Alma/Primo upgrade for the coming year. Emily just started her first year in the UIUC LIS program.

September 27, 2019
By: Michelle Haake