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Resource Sharing @ South Central Regional Library Council: Resource Sharing Advisory Committee

Resource Sharing services and opportunities from SCRLC

Advisory Committee Purpose, Role, & Activities


The Resource Sharing Advisory Committee serves as advisors to the Board of Trustees and staff on matters of Resource Sharing in the South Central Regional Library Council (SCRLC) region. The Advisory Committee monitors and evaluates the resource sharing activities of SCRLC. It generates creative initiatives and investigates global issues, innovations and trends that impact resource sharing. It develops educational and networking opportunities; suggests and plans Council projects; and identifies resources that are available for sharing.



  • Recommends policies and initiatives to the Board of Trustees for regional resource sharing.

  • Investigates global issues, innovations, best practices, and trends in resource sharing. 

  • Provides leadership to the membership for best practices and innovation in resource sharing.

  • Reviews short- and long-term goals for the regional resource sharing program.

  • Plans resource sharing-related staff training, educational and networking opportunities.

  • Establishes subcommittees or task groups as necessary.

  • Identifies resources that are available for sharing. e.g. collaboration in the area of e-resources, staff, or services such as the Bibliographic & Referral Center (BARC).

2020-2021 Activities


  • Continue to update the Resource Sharing LibGuide and area of the SCRLC website.
  • Plan one Resource Sharing Users Group meeting.
  • Plan a program for mentoring/coaching staff who are new to ILL, based on the data gathered from needs-assessment survey.
  • Monitor Resource Sharing/Interlibrary Loan changes – Tipasa/ILLiad, etc
  • Continue to integrate DEI programming in the area of Resource Sharing. 


Lorie Brown - Southern Tier Library System 


Caitlin Finlay - Cornell University


Deb Geier - Finger Lakes Library System


Ben Hogben - Ithaca College


Julia Iannello - ONC BOCES SLS


Gregg Kiehl - Tompkins Cortland Community College


Virgilio Pinto, Committee Chair - Ithaca College


Noah Roth - Broome Community College


Sarah Shank - Ithaca College


Elise Thornley  - Binghamton University 


Mary-Carol Lindbloom, ex officio, - SCRLC


Molly Brown - SCRLC

This project is administered by the South Central Regional Library Council with funding from the Institue for Museum and Library Services.