Board Meeting Recap - October 2011

Below you'll find a recap of significant actions taken by the board at their Oct 25, 2011 meeting in Edwardsville, IL.

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Information/Action

4. b. Former system audits and annual reports

IHLS board approved the annual report and audit of the former Lincoln Trail Libraries System.

6.a  Staff report

Chris Dawdy, LLSAP Manager for the GateNet consortium, was introduced to the board.

7.  ISL report

ISL staff provided an overview of services including the Illinois Digital Archives (IDA), and its popularity with researchers.

9. Communications Report

Nick Bennyhoff shared improvements to the web site, and Michelle Ralston reviewed the new IHLS listservs.  Jeanna Vahling provided an overview of WebJunction Illinois.

11. Champaign Public Library

IHLS board voted with regret to suspend the Champaign Public Library from membership with the System.

13. a. Delivery vans grant opportunity

IHLS may be able to replace up to 9 high mileage delivery vehicles through a grant from the Illinois State Library.

13.b. IHLS Holiday schedule

FY2012 holiday schedule is now on our web site.

15. Announcements

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 meeting at Helen Matthes Library in Effingham.