Blog posts in LiLI

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LiLI Databases Calendar Year 2009 Usage Report

The LiLI Databases Calendar Year 2009 Usage Report is now available for download at This report covers the LiLI Database usage for January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009.

Metrics covered include:

  • License Costs for LiLI-D
  • Cost per Idahoan
  • Cost per Logon
gina.persichini's picture

LiLI Databases - Changes for 2010

With the economy on all our minds and recent media coverage of Idaho’s budget situation, many individuals have been wondering about the status of the LiLI Database (LiLI-D) program. This presents a very good opportunity to share the current plans regarding LiLI-D.

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LiLI eAudiobooks: End of Service, Final Notification

As previously announced, the statewide access to the eaudiobooks through NetLibrary will end September 30th at Midnight. That is TOMORROW.

  • Users may download and check out eaudiobooks any time through September 30th. Their accounts will be closed as of 12:01am October 1st.
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LiLI Portal Change (Catalog Widget Added)

Not long ago, the Idaho Commission for Libraries announced that plans were underway for a format change to the LiLI Portal. Information, updates, and a link to the wireframe of the new format are available on our LiLI Portal Update webpage.

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Training Announcement: Consumer Product Content in LiLI-D through ProQuest

Earlier this year, it was announced that Consumer Union, the publisher of Consumer Reports, entered into an exclusive agreement with a single database provide. Idaho residents can still access full text of Consumer Reports content published from January 1996 – January 2009 through the LiLI Databases.

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Cataloging & ILL Training for OCLC Users

ICFL is providing cataloging and ILL training for any library staff that use OCLC's CatExpress or ILL tools. This training is ideal as a refresher or for new staff who have never used the tools before.

3 workshops are being offered covering topics of Searching WorldCat, Using CatExpress for Copy Cataloging, and introduction to OCLC's Interlibrary Loan (WorldCat Resource Sharing).

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LiLI Steering Committee Changes

The LiLI Steering Committee operates in partnership with the ICFL staff to plan, initiate and evaluate LiLI services. Members of the Steering Committee serve a 4-year term, and they participate in meetings 3-4 times each year and electronically between those meetings.

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LiLI Steering Committee - June 24th Meeting Record

The meeting notes from the June 24, 2009, meeting of the LiLI Steering Committee have been posted.

The meeting included a length discussion regarding broadband infrastructure, reports on the status of LiLI Programs, and updates from participants about activities in their region of the state.

    gina.persichini's picture

    LiLI Portal Improvements

    The LiLI Portal is about to get some structural improvements. While the content accessible through the Portal will remain consistent, the interface that leads users to the LiLI Databases, Idaho digital content, and the LiLI Unlimited statewide catalog is going through some changes this summer.

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    Gale ebooks online training

    Cengage Learning (also known as Gale) will be providing one hour online training sessions for the Idaho library community during June and July.


    • JUNE 12, 2009 11:00 AM (MOUNTAIN TIME)
    • JUNE 24, 2009 1:00 PM (MOUNTAIN TIME)
    • JULY 2, 2009 9:00 AM (MOUNTAIN TIME)