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Board Meeting Recap - October 2013

A recap of significant actions taken by the board at their October 22, 2013, meeting in Effingham, IL.

Click here for the original agenda.

Next board meeting date: November 26, 2013 in Effingham.

eRead Illinois Newsletter: October 22, 2013

The October 22, 2013, eRead Illinois Newsletter includes:

  • Launch Dates
  • Fee Structure Information
  • Sign Up Information
  • Training Opportunities
  • Opening Day Collection List (3M Cloud)
  • Upcoming Events
  • Contact Information


Sign up for Spring classes at the College of DuPage

Spring 2014 registration begins Nov. 7 for new and returning students. Summer registration begins March 28. For further information, contact Carol Sturz, Coordinator, Library & Information Technology, 425 Fawell Blvd., SRC3048, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 Ph: 630-942-2597 email:

Spring 2014

Moving Forward Together

The October 18, 2013, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • October IHLS Board Meeting
  • Connect with Leslie
  • Delivery Update
  • eRead Illinois
  • SHARE Update
  • Complete Construction Needs Survey by October 25, 2013
  • WorldShare Watch
  • Libraries in the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • Grant Opportunities

Set up a WorldShare ILL Account

  1. You will need to have your current OCLC ILL 9 digit authorization number and password, and OCLC Symbol.
  2. Create your account
    1. Browser Requirements, current versions of Firefox or Chrome or Internet Explorer versions 8 or 9.
    2.  You will receive an email after you register telling to go to a website to create your WorldShare account.
    3. Before creating your account watch this short tutorial

Learn to use WordShare ILL

There are many avenues to learning the functions of WorldSHare ILL.

Moving Forward Together

The October 11, 2013, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • IHLS Funding News!
  • Visit IHLS at ILA and ISLMA Conferences
  • Connect with Leslie
  • eRead Illinois
  • Deadline is October 15 for Public Library Per Capita Grant
  • Back 2 Books Grant
  • WorldShare Watch
  • What’s New @ WebJunction Illinois
  • Libraries in the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • Grant Opportunities

Getting to know

Part of learning any new service involves knowing the ins and outs of a new interface.  Some familiar features have new labels or are positioned in a new place on the screen, and navigation among different parts of the service may take some practice.  Some general guidelines for use of the new WorldShare Interlibrary Loan interface are provided here.

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