Resource Sharing News

Carla Pfahl and Sara Ring, Minitex, at the Minnesota Library Association Annual Conference.

Carla Pfahl and Sara Ring, Minitex, at the Minnesota Library Association Annual Conference.

Published occasionally to keep readers up-to-date about interlibrary loan activities in the Minitex region.

Current Issue

  • September 2018
    Minitex is top lender for filled requests on OCLC (again)! • Minitex Resource Sharing: FY2018 in numbers • We've been busy! • Patron behavior and interlibrary loan • 2018 Public Library Node Meeting recap • Top ten interlibrary loan titles for August 2018 • Sometimes there isn't a tub big enough! • Mayor of St. Paul proposes dropping overdue fines

Previous Issues

2018

  • July 2018
    This isn't what my patron ordered! • Register for the 2018 Public Library Node meeting • Preparation for the Aleph to Alma ILS migration is underway • Minitex Interlibrary Loan Conference – We need your ideas! • Direct delivery request volume is up by 6.8%! • Ex Libris Upper Midwest User Group meeting • Exploring top technology trends • Minitex deposit accounts reduce paperwork • FirstSearch changes coming soon • Top interlibrary loan titles for June 2018
  • May 2018
    Save the date for the 2018 Public Library Node meeting • 27th Annual Minitex Interlibrary Loan Conference wrap-up • Documenting the Now • New special collections research center at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities – now open! • Cookbooks for all seasons and reasons in WorldCat Cookbook Finder • Laundry and so much more... • Weather delays and delivery • OCLC visit to Minitex • Top interlibrary loan titles for April 2018 • OCLC Resource Sharing Conference recordings and slides available • Free online learning opportunities for interlibrary loan staff
  • March 2018
    Register for the 27th Annual Minitex ILL Conference • Enhancing Quality Staff in Changing Times – 2018 Symposium • Student employees make the difference! • Survey – help us determine the best way to handle common ILL situations • Speaking of delivery tubs • MNLINK tutorial videos • Free Genealogy Resources • Top interlibrary loan titles for February 2018
  • January 2018
    Meet our new staff in Resource Sharing! • Online learning opportunities for interlibrary loan staff • Dear Del ILLa, • MNLINK search option to ungroup editions • Welcome to Twin Cities Offsite Storage • Tub talk – when tubs go bad • The Humphrey Center for American Indian Studies at Central Lakes College • A visit to South Central Library System – Madison, WI

Contact Us

Minitex
University of Minnesota
Wilson Library, Room 60
309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-624-4002
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