Published 6/30/2021 11:30 AM CT, Updated 6/30/2021 2:47 PM CT
Published 7/14/2021 9:20 PM CT
Starting August 2021, join Illinois Heartland Library System every third Thursday at 10 a.m. to discuss or learn about an exciting new topic. Sometimes we'll host a full continuing education webinar featuring IHLS staff or guests, and sometimes we'll incorporate a segment into our Members Matter membership events.
SAVE THE DATE
November 18, 2021
look for details late summer 2021
Published 7/14/2021 12:05 PM CT
It’s what so many of you have been waiting for! A Learning Log and Annual Library Certification History have been added to Library Learning (L2) and are now live.
Published 7/6/2021 5:17 PM CT
A recent amendment to the Illinois Student Online Personal Protection Act (SOPPA) is now law, effective July 1, 2021. This amendment is intended to protect student data from third-party providers that primarily serve K-12 institutions, and it directly impacts how Illinois public schools collect and store student information. IHLS supports both the proposed protections and the philosophies behind this new law and sees now as a good time to remind all members of the importance of library confidentiality. Confidentiality of library materials is a core value of librarianship...
Published 6/24/2021 9:41 AM CT
Good morning! I have received many questions about exchange points. IHLS is still maintaining COVID procedures used before Illinois went to Phase 5. We are continuing to wear masks, wipe high-touch areas, take the temperature of our staff, and keeping the no-contact exchange points.
We will be evaluating not just the IHLS policy for our staff, but in Delivery, we will be evaluating the exchange points. ...
Published 2/25/2016 2:32 PM CT, Updated 5/26/2021 6:09 PM CT
Delivery On the Go (DOG) is where a library on a downstream route has requested an item from an upstream library. If tagged for DOG delivery, that item may be able to be delivered later that very same day. DOG deliveries are only available if that library is on the same route as your library and delivery is scheduled to arrive at the receiving library later that day.