"Discover the New World of Interlibrary Loan"


October 8, 2009

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Locations Vary (See Below)

ILLiad Training - Let Your Work flow...with ILLiad 8

Every form in the ILLiad 8 client is completely redesigned for efficiency. New interface elements such as ribbons, tabs, and customizable layouts allow faster processing and increased productivity. This 3 hour demonstration and lecture onsite session will help you get started using the best features in the latest of Interlibrary Loan automation tools.

(note: lunch is not included --but the room is available before class for those who would like to bring lunch and chat)

We will explore:

  • ILLiad 8 prerequisites
  • Client Home Page
  • Form layouts including navigation and customization
  • Searching across modules
  • Context sensitive ribbons
  • Request Ordering and Categories
  • Report and System groups
  • Batch processing for Borrowing (Check Out/Check In/Print Returns) and Lending Returns
  • Changes to printing and email functionality


Registration for the ILLiad training is $110 and can be done through the Atlas site.


The training room for the ILLiad pre-workshop will be in the Perry-Castañeda Library in room PCL 1.124 (go down to the 1st Floor, follow directional signs). The Perry-Castañeda Library is located at the corners of 21st and Speedway, aka 101 E. 21st Street.

See maps at http://www.lib.utexas.edu/about/librarymap/ and http://www.lib.utexas.edu/about/librarymap/pcl.html. Our training room will open at 12pm so attendees can arrive early to meet up with colleagues before class begins at 1pm. You are also welcome to bring your lunch and eat it in the classroom.

The closest parking garage is the Brazos Garage (BRG) located at 210 MLK Boulevard. See information at http://www.utexas.edu/parking/parking/garages/pg3.html.

If the BRG garage is full or only allowing "card access" try Trinity Garage (TRG) located at 1815 Trinity St, which is the corner of Trinity and MLK Blvd. See information at http://www.utexas.edu/parking/parking/garages/pg7.html.


Are you new to ILL? Do need to brush up on your ILL skills? Do you need WorldCat training or a refresher? Have questions about ILL or the courier and want to talk to collegues? If so, this class is for you.

ILL101 will have:

  • TexPress Overview by Erica Owusu, Amigos Library Services
  • OCLC Policies Directory and other OCLC ILL tips, by Tim Prather, Amigos

         Library Services
  • Dos and Don’ts in Best Interlibrary Loan Practices by Zheng Ye (Lan) Yang, ILL

         librarian at Texas A&M University


Registration for ILL101 is free and can be done through the Amigos website when you register for the main workshop. Limit 25


ILL101 pre-workshop will be held at State and Local Records Management Division at 4400 Shoal Creek Blvd, Austin, TX. Directions: http://www.mapquest.com/maps?city=Austin&state=TX&address=4400+Shoal+Creek+Blvd

Clio Training and Usersgroup Meeting

Judd Knight from Clio will be here to provide information on the latest version of Clio. He will also providing steps on maintenance and customization of the Clio product. You will also be given a chance to talk with Judd and your collegues using Clio regarding questions and issues. Please feel free to bring your laptop as the Austin Public Library has a wireless connection that you can connect to and follow along with Judd.


Registration for Clio Training and Usersgroup Meeting is free and can be done through the Amigos website when you register for the main workshop. Limit 25


Austin Public Library, 800 Guadalupe, Austin, TX

Directions: http://www.austinlibrary.com/apllocations.cfm?acronym=ace

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