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Bill Jones

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IDS Project Liaison Report
« on: March 10, 2016, 11:33:25 PM »
The IDS Project Online Learning Institute has completed its Spring 2016 Lending 101 and Copyright 101 courses and there are still seats available for the Borrowing 101 course.  Do you know anyone in resource sharing that would benefit from participating in this free course?  Direct them to http://idsproject.org/OLI/registration.aspx to register!  This free course begins on March 21st.

We are seeking conference presentation proposals for the upcoming IDS Project Annual Conference at the Desmond Hotel & Conference Center in Albany (http://www.desmondhotelsalbany.com).  The conference will be held on July 28th and 29th, with the All Region User Group meeting happening on July 27th.

In particular, IDS Project is looking for proposals focusing on:
•   Resource Sharing Best Practices
•   Integration of Acquisitions/Collection Development & ILL Operations
•   Physical Delivery of Library Materials
•   Best Practices for Large-Scale Weeding
•   Coordinated Collection Development
•   Open Access/Open Publishing
•   Development & Uses of ILLiad Addons
•   Assessment of Resource Sharing Policies, Procedures, and Systems
•   Effective Software Development/Implementations Techniques

Interested in presenting at the conference?  Please submit your proposal at http://idsproject.org/conferences/2016/proposals.aspx  Conference registration fees are waived for presenters.

The Spring Regional User Group meetings are coming up in the month of May.  Stay tuned at http://www.idsproject.org/usergroups.aspx

We would like to give a warm welcome our newest member, University of Connecticut (UConn)!

We are excited to announce our newest IDS Logic subscribers:

-- Cornell University
-- University of Washington
-- Washington University in St. Louis

While there are forty-four SUNY libraries that are members of IDS Project, there are some libraries within SUNY not taking advantage of IDS Project membership benefits.  These benefits include free reciprocal resource sharing between members (both within and outside of New York State), mentoring from our certified IDS Project mentors, professional development opportunities for ILL practitioners, the IDS Logic ILL Automation Suite, and the Article Licensing Information Availability Service.  Please contact me at jonesw@geneseo.edu if you would like to learn more about IDS Project membership or ILL automation services that are available to your library.