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Final Call for Proposals: CARLI Resource Sharing Committee Fall Forum on 10/25 (Deadline 8/31)

(via Debbie Campbell, CARLI)

The Resource Sharing Committee is seeking people to share their expertise at the upcoming forum at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library on Thursday, October 25, 2018.

We are seeking additional proposals for either portions of, or entire, 50-minute afternoon breakout sessions.

*         If you have experience in one of the areas described below, but would prefer to be a part of a small panel discussion/shared presentation on the topic rather than present the full breakout session on your own, please indicate that in your proposal and the Committee can pair similar presenters together for a shared session.

*         We are also seeking moderators to help lead guided discussions of selected topics; please let us know if you are interested in participating in this way.

Please submit your proposal here before Friday, August 31st:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RSForum

Thank you. Your knowledge and willingness to share with colleagues is important to the life of the consortium.

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Some questions that the CARLI Resource Sharing Community is interested in hearing more about are listed below. If you could answer yes to any of them (or related questions), please consider submitting a proposal.

-Are you responsible for compiling statistics and reports for your ILL services? Do you have any hints, tricks, or best practices you could share with others to aid them in this task? If you write a report, could you share information about it: what statistics you include, who you share your report with, what happens with the data from you report?

-Do your users know what Interlibrary Loan can do for them? How do you tell them?

-Are you in communication with your Collection development department so they know what kind of requests are coming through the library? Do you have a method or regular reporting system to keep them informed?

-How do you educate your student workers & staff to keep an eye out for damaged items & know what to do if they find them?

-Are there other topics related to resource sharing that you would be interested in presenting on?

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