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Libraries using OCLC's interlibrary loan tools will see significant changes to the interlibrary loan (ILL) system in 2013. OCLC is currently migrating from WorldCat Resource Sharing (on the FirstSearch platform) to World Share ILL (on the worldcat.org platform). All Idaho libraries will begin the process of moving to the new platform in August 2013.
The Idaho Commission for Libraries is pleased to announce a new "online @ your library" opportunity for Idaho's public libraries. Get a collection of 14 books for your library's collection by applying online.
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:
In May 2010, Idaho libraries began loaning Energy Efficiency Kit as part of a statewide program funded by Idaho Power Company, Avista Utilities, and Rocky Mountain Power. 245 kits were put into circulation. In the first year of the program, kits were checked out by library customers 1,139 times.
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
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 https://basec.sicomm.net/login/.
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.
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
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.
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.