Library Consortium Resource-Sharing Software Consultation

Conducted environmental scan of resource-sharing products currently in production that would be suitable for RAILS (Reaching Across Illinois Library Systems) given that the objective of the group was to find a resource‐sharing discovery and fulfillment system that builds on the existing technology environment, allowing libraries in consortia and libraries with standalone integrated library systems (ILS) to participate.

VolunteerMatters - Now Available Through TechSoup

Closerware has teamed with TechSoup Stock to make its web-based VolunteerMatters operations management and outreach software available to nonprofit organizations and public libraries. Organizations that make use of volunteers can use VolunteerMatters to schedule shifts, maintain contact information, publish an online directory, send email and postal mail communications, and generate various kinds of reports.