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ILLINET Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Traffic Survey

FY2015 ILLINET ILL Traffic Survey  |  Library Performance Assessment System (LibPAS)  |  LibPas Instructions  |  Related Links

Purposes

The Illinois State Library is the agency responsible for the collection, comparison, and analysis of statewide interlibrary loan and reciprocal borrowing statistical data. Annually the State Library prepares and distributes the FY2015 ILLINET ILL Traffic Survey in order to collect statewide interlibrary loan and reciprocal borrowing transaction data. The data collected is compared and analyzed for use within Illinois. In addition, local libraries can view their own interlibrary loan statistics online.

The monitoring of the interlibrary loan and reciprocal borrowing traffic that flows seamlessly from library to library is paramount in measuring and evaluating the: (1) number of requests initiated, filled, and unfilled; (2) methods of requesting as borrowers and lenders; (3) impact of resource sharing options [interlibrary loan and reciprocal borrowing]; (4) effectiveness of statewide delivery; (5) trends that provide directions for addressing statewide needs, initiatives, and programs; and, (6) collaborative efforts of every individual Illinois library as a proactive partner in sharing resources throughout the multitype Illinois library community.

FY2015 ILLINET ILL Traffic Survey

Completion of the ILLINET ILL Traffic Survey is an annual requirement of all system member libraries in accordance with administrative rule [23 Ill. Adm. Code 3030.200 (a)(2)(O)]. The FY2015 (June 30, 2014 – July 1, 2015) ILLINET ILL Traffic Survey must be completed by March 31, 2016. School districts should provide data based on interlibrary loan and reciprocal borrowing activity for all school buildings within the school district.

Library Performance Assessment System (LibPAS)

The Library Performance Assessment System (LibPAS) is a Counting Opinions web-based service used by library organizations to capture, consolidate, process, report and compare report Library performance metrics. LibPAS for Illinois libraries is accessible by visiting the URL provided below. Please review the instructions provided on the LibPAS login screen prior to completing your survey.

LibPAS Data Input and ILLINET ILL Traffic Survey Instructions

Please review the instructions provided on the LibPAS login screen prior to completing your survey. For more information about LibPAS data Input and the ILLINET ILL Traffic Survey, please call 800-665-5576 ext. 2. or email ccolletti@ilsos.net.

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