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LiLI.org Update

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by Gina Persichini, technology & access services consultant
We are very happy to share some improvements we made to LiLI.org.

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LiLI Databases FY2015 Annual Report

  • 17% increase in use
  • 38 cents per login
  • 295 people trained

The Annual Report of the LiLI Database (LiLI-D) program for Fiscal Year 2015 was recently completed and can be found online at http://libraries.idaho.gov/files/LiLID-AnnualReportFY2015.pdf.

Recent Changes at LiLI.org

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By Gina Persichini, technology & access services consultant

LiLI.org has seen a lot of changes this year. Here is a recap of new content, and information about what you might see for the LiLI Portal in the near future:

Important LiLI Database Notices

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By Gina A. Persichini, technology and access services consultant

A few changes at LiLI.org:
1.   Please welcome LiLI to LiLI.org. The LiLI “Guide Me” option is now available on the main site. LiLI is there to guide newcomers to a good place to start based on their information needs or task at hand.

Interlibrary Loan–A Few Tips to Save a Few Dollars

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By Gina A. Persichini, technology and access services consultant
With the migration to the new OCLC WorldShare ILL platform complete, it’s a good time for some interlibrary loan (ILL) tips. And, who doesn’t love reminders for saving money?

New LiLI.org Databases

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Beginning July 1, 2014, the LiLI Databases – available at LiLI.org – will include new content from Ebscohost. The two new databases to be added are:

LearningExpress Library 3.0 and GED® Content Now Available

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Thanks to the commitment of 41 Idaho libraries, the current LearningExpress Library (LEL) subscription is in place through June 30, 2014. The Governor has recommended ongoing funding for the LEL statewide license.

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LearningExpress Library - An Uncertain Future for Access in Idaho

Since 2010, as part of the “online @ your library” program of the Idaho Commission for Libraries, Idahoans have been using LearningExpress Library (LEL) online learning center to improve scores on college entrance exams, prepare for the GED, and learn how to use popular software.  The service can be accessed for free by any Idaho resident along with other Libraries Linking Idaho (LiLI) dat

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LearningExpress Library 3.0 - Upcoming Changes

Some news about upcoming changes to LearningExpress Library:

LearningExpress has introduced LearningExpress Library 3.0, which will include a number of improvements for the end user experience. We had hoped to move to the new service after the current academic year is complete, but some new information has resulted in a new timeline.

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Learn. Lead. Inspire. Idaho's First Library Unconference

What is an unconference?  Well, if you go to a conference and find yourself wishing that you could continue the conversation in the hallway rather than attend the next session, this might be for you.  An unconference takes those hallway conversations with like minded people about the topics that are important to you and makes them the topics of the sessions.