The Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC) recently cataloged Census documents for the Metropolis Public Library.
We've crawled the web for the most useful library links, curated for the librarians of Illinois and published on Fridays. This #LibraryLinkRoundup includes resources about the history and cultures behind Halloween and Dia de los Muertes and how to celebrate safely, 3 upcoming library conferences, the ins and outs of buying e-resources, and more
Published 10/20/2020 3:20 PM CT
We are pleased to announce that in anticipation of guidance for libraries from the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Illinois Heartland Library System is reducing the quarantine time for interlibrary delivery materials and tubs from 7 days to 5 days, starting immediately. We will continue to quarantine these items on libraries' behalves within our hubs. Should IDPH and DCEO recommend a shorter or longer quarantine time, then we will adjust our quarantine period accordingly. . . .
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for library leaders, staff, and trustees of IHLS libraries
WITH KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY
INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED SPEAKER
R. DAVID LANKES
REGISTER BY 3 P.M. MONDAY, NOV. 9!
Published 9/16/2020 4:55 PM CT
As announced in the September 14 Members Matter meeting, Illinois Heartland Library System will begin transitioning back to a single-day pickup by taking on the responsibility of the 7-day quarantine. Starting as soon as possible, IHLS will begin picking up additional tubs from libraries and quarantining items on libraries' behalves within our hubs, eventually for the full 7 days. We hope this will take some pressure off of libraries and allow libraries to regain space lost by quarantining tubs and materials. ...