Library News

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Discovery Release notes

The update for WorldCat Discovery Services was successfully completed on August 7.
 
Please see the attached document, which supersedes the document from August 1. Under New Features is the addition of information on the customizable patron ILL request form.
 

Moving Forward Together - August 7, 2014

The August 7, 2014, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • IHLS Members Asked to Comment on the Proposed Library System Rules and Standards Changes by August 18th!
  • IHLS Directors’ Chat Archive
  • ILLINET ILL Survey
  • Member Spotlight - Call for Submissions
  • Early Bird Deadline: 2014 ILA Annual Conference
  • Public Library Per Capita and EDGE Assessment Training - August 21
  • Upcoming Free Webinars
  • Internet Librarian Conference Discount
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • I Love Libraries Newsletter
  • AL Direct
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning
     

eRead Illinois Advisory Committee Meeting - August 14, 2014

The next eRead Illinois Advisory Committee Meeting will take place on Thursday, August 14 at 2:00 pm. You may view the agenda here.

Meeting Locations:

IHLS-Edwardsville-Sacagawea Videoconferencing Room
IHLS-DuQuoin-Conference Room
IHLS-Champaign-Large Conference Room
RAILS Burr Ridge Conf Room B / Videoconference Room
RAILS East Peoria Sherwood Kirk/Videoconference Room
Illinois State Library
 

 

Moving Forward Together - August 1, 2014

The August 1, 2014, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Upcoming System Standards Conversations
  • Board Meeting Recap
  • Connect with Leslie Recording
  • WorldCat Discovery
  • Public Library Per Capita and EDGE Assessment Training
  • August Webinars on Digitization
  • Upcoming Free Webinars
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

IHLS Board of Directors present in Effingham:
First Row: Susan Justice, Nancy Huntley, Sarah Isaacs, Erin Steinsultz
Back Row: Susan Mendelsohn, Jacob Roskovensky, Gary Denue, James Matthews, Jim Fenton, Lynda Clemons, Karen Bounds

Moving Forward Together - July 24, 2014

The July 24, 2014, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Connect with Leslie: July 29, 2014, at 10:00 a.m.
  • Please let your voice be heard!
  • IHLS Member Day – October 20, 2014
  • Public Library Per Capita and EDGE Assessment Training - August 21
  • Upcoming Free Webinars
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • I Love Libraries Newsletter
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning
     

28 July 2014 Board Meeting - Lincoln Trail Libraries System

The Lincoln Trail Libraries System board will be meeting at 2pm Monday, July 28, 2014, in order to complete legal transfer of property.

Please view the agenda here.

 

Here are the minutes from the last 2 LTLS Board meetings:

June 2014

July 2014

Moving Forward Together - July 15, 2014

The July 15, 2014, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • IHLS Board Meeting - July 22
  • TPS August Workshop at SIUE especially for Librarians & Media Specialists!
  • Public Library Per Capita and EDGE Assessment Training - August 21
  • Upcoming Free Webinars
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

TPS August Workshop for Librarians & Media Specialists!

Do you work in a library, media center or computer lab and want to share rich primary sources with your students and teachers?

Then register for this event today!

 

Moving Forward Together - July 8, 2014

The July 8, 2014, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • IHLS Funding News!
  • ILLINET ILL Survey
  • eRead Illinois: There’s Still Time to Sign Up
  • Public Library Per Capita and EDGE Assessment Training - August 21
  • Upcoming Free Webinars
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • I Love Libraries Newsletter
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning
     

IHLS Closed July 4

All IHLS offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Friday, July 4, 2014.

Delivery and Talking Book Services will not be provided. Additional routes may run on Monday to compensate for volume.

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