Resource Sharing News

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

Current Issue

  • 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

Previous Issues


  • October 2017
    Registration open for OCLC Resource Sharing Conference March 13-15, 2018 • The American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University • Resource sharing redesign – request verification • The Weather (and delivery) • Public law libraries in Minnesota are a thing • Dear Del ILLa • 2017 Public Library Node Meeting recap
  • August 2017
    Minitex office move to Wilson Library is complete • MNLINK hits a new high in number of filled requests! • New MNLINK, episode 21; OCLC Community Center • Minitex Resource Sharing numbers are up! • Fred's tub packing tips #3 – Adventures in routing forms! • Legal resources for interlibrary loan • And the winner is … • Connect with colleagues at a conference
  • June 2017
    The busiest day for campus retrieval in 2017: 668 requests in 24 hours • Katie Otto joins Minitex Resource Sharing staff • Next generation discovery and interlibrary loan • Summer 2017 officially begins on • Xtreme Bibliographic Searching for Interlibrary Loan – Part 1, MARC and Worldcat • The Minitex office is moving! (well, sort of...) • Minitex office moving – no problem! • Minitex 26th Annual Interlibrary Loan Conference • New MNLINK, episode 20; Advanced searching tips
  • April 2017
    Registration is Open for the 2017 Minitex Interlibrary Loan Conference! • Minitex staff plan for office move June 5-15 • The truth is... • First Presidential Library in Africa: Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Nigeria • MNLINK Interlibrary Loan system roadmap – Relais news • New MNLINK, episode 18; Ebooks Minnesota access • Fred's tub packing tips #2; Some quick standards for packing a tub • Most requested interlibrary loan titles for 2016 announced
  • February 2017
    Save the Date for the 26th Annual Minitex Interlibrary Loan Conference: May 17, 2017 • OCLC makes significant announcements about resource sharing • Spotlight on interlibrary loan in the Minitex Region: Hennepin County – Minneapolis Central Library • The joy of sharing • Saying our final goodbye via Interlibrary Loan • Fred's tub packing tips #1; Packing fragile items • New MNLINK, episode 17; Reporting issues with MNLINK • Public health data – a valuable resource for librarians

Contact Us

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

Phone: 612-624-4002
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