Wednesday, July 31, 2013

CLIC ILL visits Minitex

On July 30, the CLIC Interlibrary Loan Committee visited Minitex and MLAC to see the delivery center and the underground storage caverns. [Thanks to Dixie Ohlander for photos and captions!]

The beautiful reception desk right inside the main doors of Minitex.

A quick shot of one of the office areas where many of our Minitex colleagues hang out.

We found the Augsburg fish! She sits atop the CLIC Fishmobile in the processing area. Each CLIC library has its very own fish.

This Happy Book decorates a Delivery sign (maybe she is looking forward to a ride on the conveyor belt?).

Conveyor belt in materials' processing area. How many bins have been shuttled back and forth over the years?

This is where library materials are processed before they are sent out to the many libraries in the Minitex network. As has been tradition in resource sharing, more than one computer system is used. At Minitex, they use a whopping total of FIVE systems!

CLIC ILL Minitex-MLAC Tour: Truck ramp going into storage caverns. It's only 82 feet down!

Cavern shelving unit. Only 18 feet high!

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Mark Your Calendars for October 24!

CLIC’s annual professional development event will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2013, at Macalester College.  This year’s theme will highlight CLIC’s mission of focusing on the library user.  Stay tuned for further details!

Brought to you by CLIC’s Conference Planning Task Force:
CLIC Board President - David Stewart
Augsburg College – Missy Motl
Bethel University – Erica Ross
Concordia University, St. Paul – Greg Argo
Hamline University – Siobhan DiZio
Macalester College – Jesse Sawyer
St. Catherine University – Emily Asch
University of Northwestern-St.Paul – Linda Rust
University of St. Thomas – Kari Petryszyn
CLIC Staff - Ruth Dukelow and Maureen Fitzgerald