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LiLI Database Training Scheduled for October & November

Register now for LiLI Database Training near you! 

The face-to-face training will take place in a computer lab with
hands-on opportunities to practice using the databases and/or follow
along with the training.  By the end of the workshop, participants will:

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LiLI Database Content - UPDATE

The Idaho Commission for Libraries is pleased to announce that two more databases have been added to the suite of resources that will be available through the LiLI Database service beginning July 1, 2011.  With the addition of a readers advisory service and an auto repair resource, the full suite of LiLI Database resources that will be available through the LiLI Portal and Idaho's publicly

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ICfL Seeking Quotes for Auto Repair and Readers Advisory Online Resources

The Idaho Commission for Libraries is inviting quotations for an Auto Repair online reference tool and a Readers Advisory online reference tool.   Both Requests for Quotes can be accessed in the Idaho Procurement system at 

LiLI Database Selections for July 2011 - Update

The following is an update on the LiLI Database Selection process.


The contracts currently in place for the LiLI Databases content will expire June 30, 2011.  The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) released a Request for Proposals (RFP) in February inviting proposals for content to replace those contracts beginning July 1, 2011. 

LiLI-D Implementing the Recommendations

Earlier this year, we shared the Final Report with results and recommendations from A Study of the Libraries Linking Idaho (LiLI) Databases.  The report identified 15 recommendations for the service, some of which were already in progress at the time, some were ideas we were waiting or wanting to implement, and others

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LiLI Unlimited Open Enrollment - Enroll by May 20th

Each year libraries are invited to participate in the LiLI Unlimited resource sharing program.  Participant membership changes can take place only during the open enrollment period.  That time is now!

Open Enrollment for 2011 ends Friday, May 20th

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e-Discover the Classics?

Wondering about how to provide ebook options to patrons, but not sure how to pay for it?  Consider this program of the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC):  e-Discover the Classics: Free eBooks for Libraries.

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LiLI-D RFP: Your Questions Answered

In early February, the Idaho Commission for Libraries released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the statewide electronic databases.  The Idaho library community will recognize it as a request for proposals for services for the LiLI Databases.

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LiLI Databases - Request for Proposals

The Idaho Commission for Libraries is seeking bids for statewide electronic databases for the LiLI Database program.  Vendors interested in submitting a proposal should do so through the Idaho Division of Purchasing Bid Opportunities Site.

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LiLI Database Study - Final Report Now Available

In the later part of 2010, the Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) contracted with Nancy Bolt & Associates to carry out a study of the LiLI Databases. The intent was to identify success factors, the impact of the LiLI-D on libraries and end users, implications for the future, and to make recommendations for the program.