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Surplus Equipment at Du Quoin Office

We are pleased to announce the availability of office furniture and equipment at the Du Quoin IHLS office which has been declared surplus by the IHLS Board.  The Du Quoin Office is located at 500 South Madison, Du Quoin, IL 62832.  These items will be free of charge of member libraries.  Member libraries cannot reserve items by telephone, e-mail, fax, etc.  All available items will be given to member libraries on a first come, first serve basis and must be immediately removed from the IHLS Du Quoin Office on Friday, October 25; Monday, October 28; or Tuesday, October 29, 2013 between the hours of 10:00 am and 5:00 p.m.  Because of the weight of the items in the Carterville Office, reservations must be made to pick up those items.

Here is a list of the items available.

For information on the availability and/or descriptions of items please contact Ellen Popit at 618.985-3711 ext. 624 or Faith Jones at 618.985.3711 ext. 603.

Moving Forward Together

The October 18, 2013, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • October IHLS Board Meeting
  • Connect with Leslie
  • Delivery Update
  • eRead Illinois
  • SHARE Update
  • Complete Construction Needs Survey by October 25, 2013
  • WorldShare Watch
  • Libraries in the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • Grant Opportunities
     

Set up a WorldShare ILL Account

  1. You will need to have your current OCLC ILL 9 digit authorization number and password, and OCLC Symbol.
  2. Create your account
    1. Browser Requirements, current versions of Firefox or Chrome or Internet Explorer versions 8 or 9.
    2.  You will receive an email after you register telling to go to a website to create your WorldShare account.  http://share.worldcat.org/myaccount
    3. Before creating your account watch this short tutorial

Moving Forward Together

The October 11, 2013, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • IHLS Funding News!
  • Visit IHLS at ILA and ISLMA Conferences
  • Connect with Leslie
  • eRead Illinois
  • Deadline is October 15 for Public Library Per Capita Grant
  • Back 2 Books Grant
  • WorldShare Watch
  • What’s New @ WebJunction Illinois
  • Libraries in the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • Grant Opportunities
     

Getting to know

Part of learning any new service involves knowing the ins and outs of a new interface.  Some familiar features have new labels or are positioned in a new place on the screen, and navigation among different parts of the service may take some practice.  Some general guidelines for use of the new WorldShare Interlibrary Loan interface are provided here.

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