Rethinking Resource Sharing - Activities Update
Evan Simpson, Rethinking Resource Sharing Initiative, and Sue Kaler, Massachusetts Library System
Keynote: Interstate Resource Sharing - COKAMO, Minitex, and More
Valerie Horton, Executive Director Minitex
Interstate Resource Sharing in the Northeast - Creating a Vision
Greg Pronevitz, Massachusetts Library System
Afternoon Resource Sharing Updates
Matthew Revitt, Maine Shared Collections Strategy
Mark Sullivan, IDS Project
... and more
Regional Resource Sharing Symposium: Interstate Opportunities
Beechwood Hotel, Worcester, Massachusetts
February 24, 2015
The Boston Library Consortium and the Massachusetts Library System are pleased to announce the Regional Resource Sharing Symposium: Interstate Opportunities. Join your colleagues throughout the Northeast to begin a discussion of interstate collaboration on resource sharing and delivery.
Our keynote speaker, Valerie Horton, Minitex Executive Director, comes with rich interstate resource sharing experience. Valerie was a co-founder of the COKAMO interstate delivery in Colorado, Kansas, and Missouri. Currently her organization provides and supports resource sharing in Minnesota and the Dakotas with a delivery connection to Wisconsin.
For more information about the event or to sign up below.
About the Boston Library Consortium
The Boston Library Consortium, an association of 17 academic and research libraries located in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire, supports resource sharing and enhancement of services to users through programs in cooperative collecting, access to electronic resources and physical collections, and enhanced interlibrary loan and document delivery. The BLC sustains strategic, cost-effective partnerships to achieve collaboratively what cannot be achieved singularly.
Susan Stearns, Executive Director, Boston Library Consortium
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About the Massachusetts Library System
The Massachusetts Library System, a state-supported collaborative, fosters cooperation, communication, innovation, and sharing among member libraries of all types. The MLS promotes equitable access to excellent library services and resources for all who live, work, or study in Massachusetts.
Time Title / Speaker(s)
9:00 Morning refreshments and mingling
9:30 Welcome Message from MLS
9:35 Rethinking Resource Sharing Initiative- Activities Update / Evan Simpson and Sue Kaler
10:00 Keynote: Valerie Horton
11:00 Interstate Resource Sharing in the Northeast - Creating a Vision / Greg Pronevitz
Introduction and small group work with table leaders
12:00 Lunch, continuing the conversation
12:45 Reports from small group work
~ Lightning Talks ~ 20 min + 10 min Q&A
1:30 Commonwealth Catalog / Paul Kissman, Walter Stine, Albert Flores
2:00 Statewide Collection Analysis in Maine / Matthew Revitt
2:30 IDS Project / Mark Sullivan, Executive Director, IDS
3:00 Rapid ILL / Tom Delaney
3:30 OCCAM’s Reader / Joni Blake, Kenny Ketner, Ryan Litsey
4:00 Wrap-up and Adjourn