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Spark is the newsletter for the Illume provincial resource sharing service. In this newsletter, you'll find updates on Illume as well as tips and support for library staff working in interlibrary loans.

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Preview of Illume Spark August 2023
  • Turnaround Statistics
  • Illume Enhancements in SHAREit
  • Auto-Graphics SHAREit 5-Year Licence Renewal
  • Illume Actions & Achievements 2022
  • Celebrating Anita Cocchia
Preview of Illume Spark December 2022
  • Happy Holidays!
  • Look Back at 2022
  • On the Horizon in the New Year
Preview of Illume Spark August 2022
  • Stats Show ILL on the Rebound
  • Welcoming New Members: UCW and TWU
  • Opportunity for Early Adopters to try Permanent PI-ILL
  • Elimination of Fees for Non-Returnables for BC ELN libraries
  • Introducing Student Librarian Laura Moberg
Preview of Illume Spark December 2021
  • A Refreshed BC Union Catalogue
  • Catching up with the Southern Gulf Islands Community Libraries
  • ILL Policy Pages have Arrived
Preview of the Illume Spark Newsletter December 2020
  • How the Illume Support Centre has Helped Members Navigate COVID-19
  • The Union Database Project
  • Update on the Elimination of ILL Fees
Preview of OutLook OnLine newsletter October 2018
  • Upcoming New Version of SHAREit Software Version 6
  • Training Options including Webinars, Videos, Guides & FAQs
  • Voilà and OutLook OnLine
  • Library Spotlight: University of Victoria Library and Need by (aka Expiry) Dates
  • Upcoming 2018 Server Migration
  • Customize your OutLook OnLine with Guest Request Limits, Search Widgets, Blank Request Forms & SS Availability
  • New Enhanced Desktop Delivery Feature
  • Library Spotlight: New Westminster Public Library and Out-of-Province Requesting
  • Training Survey Results
  • Borrower/Lender Workflow Overview
  • By the Numbers: Interlibrary Loan sharing from January to June 2017
  • Library Spotlight: Surrey Public Libraries and Patron-Initiated Interlibrary loan requesting