Published 10/20/2021 6:11 PM CT, Last Updated 12:18 PM CT
The Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC) has added five new catalogers to its team of experts. Read More...
Published 11/11/2021 10:34 AM
You may have noticed in a recent Illinois e-News announcement that Governor Pritzker announced a new interactive broadband mapping and speed test tool. The information on Illinois Broadband Lab website includes data from many sources, including data submitted by IHLS for the public libraries in Illinois. The map has a lot of interesting options that you can turn on and off to see what’s available around your community. ...
The SHARE consortium now has an app, the SHARE Mobile Library app, and it's available now in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Learn more about the app, view training videos, and access marketing materials for patrons on the SHARE website.
Illinois Library Law & Rules and Serving Our Public 4.0: Standards for Illinois Public Libraries are both currently available for sale at discounted pricing through IHLS.
Published 10/20/2021 11:11 AM CT
Do You Have a Foreign Language Special Collection? The Cataloging Maintenance Center Catalogs Foreign Language Materials for Free—from Arabic to Zulu
Published 10/1/2021 10:22 AM CT
We've crawled the web for the most useful library links, curated for the librarians of Illinois. In this Library Link Roundup we look at issues in human resources, collections, and religious and racial Inclusion.
Published 9/21/2021 5:00 PM CT
IE is retiring and Windows 11 is launching. Will your library still have access to Polaris after these changes? SHARE staff shares what you need to do to keep access for your library. Read More
Vaccination resources have been added to the COVID-19 Updates & Resources page. The pages have also been condensed into a single resource guide page.
Published 9/2/2021 3:25 PM CT
IHLS Delivery is dedicated to serving our library members in a safe and effective manner. Recently, IHLS Delivery drivers and sorters have reported several instances of libraries overfilling tubs in weight or volume. This can lead to two main problems for libraries and for IHLS--both of which your library can help avoid.