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Resource Sharing Conference Indiana State University March 11, 2011.

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1 Resource Sharing Conference Indiana State University March 11, 2011

2 Indiana State Library Updates: Statewide Resource Sharing is increasing dramatically with nearly all the gains coming from patron initiated mechanisms, particularly Evergreen Indiana. Costs have been falling for the State (government) as ISL has created more efficient systems. I*Ask vs. SHARE; delivery service, etc. Delivery Service Contract RFP has released and bids are due next week.

3 Statewide Resource Sharing Trends (using delivery system data) YearPackages from Top 20 Libraries Top 20 Percent , % , % , %

4 Indiana State Library Threats: Delivery Costs. ISL is concerned that Indiana could see a significant cost increase in the new statewide delivery service contract. Funding will remain an issue for the next two years based upon expected State Budget expectations. School Librarians (K-12) continue to be undervalued and in steep decline.

5 Indiana State Library Breaking News: ISL is continuing to review the deployment of its resources, and how these relate to the numerous state supported ILL mechanisms; (SHARE, Evergreen, and statewide OCLC First Search). ISL is looking at investing in broadband expansion in the public library sector; particularly mid-sized rural libraries lacking adequate broadband capacity. New Professional Development Committee

6 Indiana State Library QUESTIONS? Jim Corridan, Deputy Director Indiana State Library (317)


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