CARLI is seeking volunteers to serve on advisory committees. The application period will close on May 4 at 5:00 p.m. Volunteers chosen will serve a three-year term, July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025. Faculty and staff members from all CARLI member libraries, with all levels of experience, are encouraged to apply.

April 5, 2022
By: Michelle Haake

CARLI Staff Position Openings

CARLI is hiring three staff positions to support the ongoing work of the Consortium. These positions are mostly hybrid with occasional travel to the office.

March 30, 2022
By: Michelle Haake

CARLI is hiring three staff positions to support the ongoing work of the Consortium. These positions are mostly hybrid with occasional travel to the office.

March 25, 2022
By: Margaret Chambers

The CARLI Instruction Committee is seeking presentation proposals for the 10th annual Instruction Showcase, held virtually on Friday, May 20th.
CARLI members are welcome to submit proposals on all library instruction topics and are encouraged to draw inspiration from the committee's theme this year, “Re-imagining Instruction After Disruption”.

March 25, 2022

RESOLVED - UPDATE 6:40pm, March 22: Services disruptions with Ex Libris Alma and Primo VE have been resolved.  With any outage of Alma or Primo VE, please check the Ex Libris Status page for details; I-Share services are on NA06. Click on the entry for Alma NA06 or Primo VE NA06 to see the latest update text from Ex Libris.

March 22, 2022
By: Jessica Gibson

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.
CARLI Governing Members will elect one Board member from each of three specified constituencies (public universities, community colleges, and private colleges and universities). Candidates receiving the most votes for each constituency will serve three-year terms, July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025.

March 15, 2022
By: Michelle Haake

FY23 Selection Cycle

CARLI is currently working with vendors to add pricing for the fiscal year 2023 selection cycle. The selection system will tentatively be open March 28–May 13. 

There is an announcement coming soon for a new vendor/product offering. Look for the information to be shared on the e-resources contacts listserv.

February 23, 2022
By: Michelle Haake

Craig Appointed to Governor's Task Force

CARLI Director, Anne Craig, has been appointed to Governor Pritzker's College Course Materials Affordability and Equitable Access Task Force

January 26, 2022
By: Michelle Haake

ProQuest will be taking up to an eight-hour maintenance window beginning Saturday, January 15 at 10:00pm ET to upgrade infrastructure, enhance security, and maintain reliability on many ProQuest products. During this maintenance window, the following products will be temporarily unavailable.

January 14, 2022

If you'd like to talk with CARLI staff and your CARLI library colleagues about Alma Fulfillment and Automated Fulfillment Network workflows, known issues, and Q & A, join us online for the fall sessions of “Let’s talk about Fulfillment (I mean Alma, not life’s purpose).”
Sessions are scheduled for every other week, alternating between Tuesdays at 10:30am and Fridays at 2:00pm.

CARLI Office Staff will be online for each session to work with your questions and to facilitate the discussion in these informal sessions.

January 12, 2022