Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing
HSLI sponsors and supports activities which promote and develop health science library services in Illinois. Our members promote health literacy by providing reputable health related resources to Illinois health care providers and consumers through resource sharing of library collections through interlibrary loan, training in selection of and access to health related resources, and collaborative reference initiatives to respond to provider and consumer health questions.
Renegade Reference of Central Illinois is a networking group. We welcome anyone who plans programs, works a service desk, makes decisions about library technology, does readers' advisory, manages a collection, etc., whether or not they work in a Reference department.
RASSL, Reference Association of South Suburban Libraries, a forum for reference librarians in the southern suburbs of Chicago, provides opportunities for increasing knowledge, sharing information, networking with colleagues, and supporting fellow librarians.
Among the group's many activities are hosting speakers on various topics related to reference work, conducting field trips to area cultural and educational institutions and maintaining an online Community Organization Guide (COG). Individual members represent RASSL on the MLSReference Advisory Committee.
RASSL meets on the first Thursday in October, February, and April and on the second Thursday in December and June at 9:00 a.m. at various member libraries.