SHARES Meetings at ALA Midwinter

SHARES Roundtable

Friday, 23 January

Colorado Convention Center
Room 402
3:00–4:15 p.m.


  • Welcome and introductions
  • Quick review of SHARES in 2008
  • New SEG roster, discussion of potential work plan
  • Pricing review discussion
  • Discussion topics:
    • Lending special collections: an idea whose time has come? Or gone?
    • ILL in a Google settlement world: will it change anything?
  • Best time for future meeting?

15 Minute Break

SHARES Practitioners Meeting

Friday, 23 January

Colorado Convention Center
Room 402
4:30–5:30 p.m.


  • Welcome back and re-introductions
  • Status reports on SHARES working groups: what their work will mean for your operations
    • SHARES Documentation
    • Rethinking onsite access
    • High performing lenders
    • What's not being filled
    • Sharing expertise
  • Greening ILL
  • Round robin reports: attendees report on what's happening at your shops, what's on your minds
  • Announcements, plus any other items bid onto the agenda

I enjoyed seeig you in Denver!

Dennis Massie