Congratulations to the latest STAR libraries…from around the world!
Harvest Bible College
RMIT University Library…”We have a standard 8 week loan policy, however will renew loans upon request if item is not on hold or in high demand. We provide a loan service for local material to staff at our overseas campuses (Vietnam), and provide a loans service for remote staff and students within Australia for material held by RMIT and Australian libraries, however do not supply internationally sourced loans to remote users.”
Università di Torino. Biblioteca di Scienze letterarie e filologiche “We take part [in] national ILL Service Staff for standardisation ISO ILL and interaction between local systems”.
Hudson Valley Community College
The University of Iowa Libraries
Welcome and congratulations to four more STARS!
Misericordia University / Mary Kintz Bevevino Library…where “A group of five local libraries, both private and public, have a van that picks up and delivers books and DVDs among us so we do not incur any shipping charges.”
University of Adelaide
University of Evansville Libraries
University of West Georgia/Ingram Library
Acadia University, Vaughan Memorial Library…We have an arrangement with our local public library to exchange books so our patrons can have general reading material. We’ve named it “the Garden of Reading”
American College of Education Library
Congratulations to North Carolina State University, the latest STAR library…and thanks to them for sharing some of their innovatve practices are :
“We adjust processing schedules around consortial and campus delivery times. We participate in a state wide user group, NCILL. We have stopped using bookstraps and now insert the paperwork as a slip in the book, which patrons like and which streamlines our receives and returns.”
We welcome two more STAR libraries this week…and congratulate them!
The State and University Library (Denmark)
University of California, Merced (US)
This week, we welcome three more STAR libraries…congratulations!
Morrisville State College, Butcher Library
South Georgia State College Waycross Campus
St John’s University, Rittenberg Law Library…whose innovative policy is to print copies of pages from microfilms that they do not lend, as well as to offer and provide tables of contents for non-circulating material.
Congratulations to St. Charles City-County Library District…and thanks for sharing one of your innovative practices: We have book discussion kits (10 books + discussion guide) available for ILL through a form on our website
We are happy to announce two more STAR libraries!
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Medical Library
West Virginia University Libraries
Congratulations and thanks for being STARS!
Wellesley College/Clapp Library
The Royal Library / Copenhagen University Library ” We digitize on demand Danish books that are out of copyright within 3-5 working days free of charge. A record for the digitized version with a link to the book is immediately uploaded to the Danish union catalog as well as to WorldCat.”
Congratulations to our three latest STAR libraries:
Claremont Colleges…We provide consultations and mentorship to libraries in our region and participate on committees to help promote best practices. We document and share our routinely reviewed workflows, etc.
Texas A&M University Libraries
University of Wisconsin -Madison General Library System…We participate in shared print and several consortial ILL programs.