Dec 18, 2020Staff have been working on-site since the summer months. Philip Sites gives an update for how it's been both for RPA (Referral Processing Area) staff and those doing on-campus retrieval and scanning.
Nov 18, 2020Minnesota public libraries participating with MNLINK have agreed to an updated best practices policy related to billing for overdue and damaged materials.
Sep 15, 2020We are currently experiencing slower turnaround times due to Covid-19 impacts and are appealing to lenders to extend due dates.
Aug 13, 2020Recordings of sessions from the July 2020 IDS Conference are available online.
Aug 6, 2020Several Minitex libraries, including the University of Minnesota Twin Cities will resume processing requests for loans during the week of August 10, 2020.
Jul 28, 2020The Minitex Delivery and Resource Sharing Units will be hosting a statewide conversation on the state of Minitex Delivery and Resource Sharing on Wednesday, Aug 5 at 11 AM. Minitex staff will discuss the process of restarting the statewide delivery service and some of the challenges we’ve faced in the process. We will also share an update on the status of MNLINK and referrals, as well as an approximate timeline for filling requests from the University of Minnesota collections. The rest of the meeting will be Q&A.
Jul 23, 2020Scanning of articles and chapters from University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus library collections will resume on July 27, 2020.
Jul 15, 2020The Minitex delivery network will be available for direct interlibrary loan requests on Monday, July 20.
Apr 6, 2020
In Minnesota, we are working remotely and there have been enormous changes to our workflow in the last several weeks. In some cases, the interlibrary loan systems we use may be able to help us streamline our new processes. Here is some information about how various systems are handling specific details in our work.
Feb 18, 2020
Due to the current Coronavirus concerns, the Annual Minitex ILL Conference will be canceled. There is currently no plans to hold this online, but stay tuned for more information on Resource Sharing training in the future.