The Education and Training Committee recently debuted a series of two-minute videos entitled "Exploring Library Careers in Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing." This series is intended to encourage library school students and others in the field to learn more about resource sharing and the diverse skills it requires. The three videos currently available for viewing are:
- Micquel Little, Access Services Librarian, St. John Fisher College, talks about and appreciates her previous experience in her circulation role: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rh7QRjlltdY.
- Collette Mak, Manager of Resources Access and Delivery, University of Notre Dame, touches on data and how the role of an interlibrary loan librarian is truly a project management role: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7X2u2WVNq9k.
- Heather Weltin, Facilitator for Cooperative Sharing & Storage at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, talks about gaining hands-on library management and budgeting experience in ILL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJUc5LX4Mpk.
The committee welcomes feedback on these videos, suggestions for future topics that could be covered in this format, and ILL librarians who are interested in participating in this project. Comments can be sent to Committee Chair Megan Gaffney (firstname.lastname@example.org), and Lars Leon (email@example.com).
Megan Gaffney, Chair