Wednesday, February 10, 2016

CFP: 15th annual Northwest Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Conference (Portland, OR - September 2016)

The 15th annual Northwest Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Conference will take place September 8-9, 2016, in Portland Oregon at Portland Community College - Sylvania Campus! Look for registration opening early in May.

Char Booth (, Associate Dean of the Library at CSU San Marcos and an ACRL Immersion Institute faculty member, will be this year’s keynote speaker.

Call for Proposals

The NWILL Conference Program Committee invites proposals for lightning rounds (7 minutes) and regular sessions (45 minutes) of interest to interlibrary loan and resource sharing practitioners.

The following topics are of interest to the Program Committee, but we welcome proposals on other topics as well:
  • Managing your ILL statistics & taking statistics to the next level
  • Sustainable ILL & green practices
  • Coping with fewer resources
  • ILL for public libraries
  • Succession planning, ILL department management
  • Libraries without books, what does it mean for ILL?
  • Keeping track of licensing of e-content for ILL
  • Training staff and students
  • Copyright, fair use, licensing, and open access in relation to resource sharing
  • Best practices for ILL records management & policy creation

Check the conference site ( for more information.

Deadline: February 25, 2016

Questions? Contact Jessica Bower, NWILL Program Chair:

Jessica Bower
Coordinator of Interlibrary Loan
Chapman University