Congratulations to the CARLI I-Share Migration Team!

We are pleased to share with you that the CARLI I-Share Migration Team has been selected as the 2021 Distinguished Employee Leadership and Team Award (DELTA) recipient by the University of Illinois System. This annual award recognizes University of Illinois System office employees for their exceptional accomplishments, service and dedication. Please join us in congratulating them on this well-deserved award! 

April 28, 2021
By: Michelle Haake

Voting is now open for seats on the CARLI Board of Directors. Each of the CARLI constituencies—Community Colleges; Private Colleges and Universities; and Public Universities—will elect one new Board member for a three-year term (July 1, 2021–June 30, 2024).

April 12, 2021
By: Michelle Haake

As of approx. 6pm on Thursday, 4/8, the CARLI Support email address ( is down.
Emails sent to support will be automatically rejected until the issue is resolved.

Update: The issue was resolved approximately 9:30pm on Thursday, 4/8.
Please re-send any emails you had attempted during the down time. Thanks!

April 8, 2021

40th Anniversary Message from University of Illinois System President Tim Killeen

We are pleased to share this congratulatory message from President Killeen on the occasion of CARLI's 40th Anniversary. Enjoy!

March 31, 2021
By: Michelle Haake

At the March 2021 CARLI Board of Directors meeting the Board approved the recommendation to form two new task forces that reflect the needs identified by CARLI committees as a result of the migration to Alma Primo VE. The initial term of the task forces will be one year; terms may be extended as needed to complete their work.

March 30, 2021
By: Michelle Haake

CARLI is seeking volunteers to serve on advisory committees. The application period will close on April 28 at 5:00 p.m. Terms on these committees will begin July 1, 2021. Faculty and staff members from all CARLI member libraries, with all levels of experience, are encouraged to apply.

March 29, 2021
By: Michelle Haake

CARLI is seeking nominations for candidates to fill seats on the CARLI Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is the governing authority of the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois.

March 11, 2021
By: Michelle Haake

Join CARLI's Instruction Committee for an Online Instruction Discussion

We have all learned a great deal since March 2020, but there are still many questions about the best ways to keep our students and ourselves engaged through online instruction. Join the CARLI Instruction Committee on March 3 at 1:00 p.m., for a second roundtable discussion focused on the shift to online instruction offering instruction librarians an opportunity to continue to share thoughts on how they are coping with change a year after the start of the pandemic.

February 24, 2021
By: Michelle Haake

ILDS Spring Closure Dates

It is time to collect the dates that ILDS locations will be closed during spring break. ILDS contacts should complete the survey by January 29 to allow time for us to share this information with RAILS and IHLS.

Libraries that have not opted in for delivery and will not be opting in during the spring semester do not need to fill out this survey.

January 27, 2021
By: Michelle Haake

On Friday, January 29th at noon, CARLI will turn on/enable the Loan Status Notice letter for all I-Share institutions.  
This is currently letter #79 in the Letters Configuration List found at Alma Configuration-> General -> Letters-> Letters Configuration-> Loan Status Notice.

January 22, 2021