Future of Illinois Library Cooperation

Future of Illinois Library Cooperation: Exploring Effective, Efficient Service Models

The full text of the report prepared by The Galecia Group, focusing on next steps for materials delivery (and to a lesser extent, other areas for potential statewide collaboration) is now available for download. The executive summary and statistical information has been reviewed by RAILS, IHLS, ISL, ILDS and other stakeholders who have been involved in this process over the past several months. The report was funded by an LSTA grant administered by the Illinois Library Association, and Lori Ayre of The Galecia Group is the report’s primary author.

Future of Illinois Library Cooperation: Exploring Effective, Efficient Service Models
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Prepared by the Illinois Library Association with funds awarded by the Illinois State Library (ISL), a division of the Office of the Secretary of State, and using funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) under the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA)
LSTA Grant 11-1008, March 2012