Resource Sharing Specialist, Lending
Manages the lending of library materials to other libraries. Processes interlibrary loan requests and materials in ILLiad. Identifies and resolves problems related to ILL lending. Supervises ILL student employees, and provides guidance and instruction to library support staff performing tasks related to ILL lending. Assists with improving lending policies, procedures, and workflows. Provides assistance to staff at other library institutions and UMD Libraries’ users. Volume for these services is closely tied to the academic calendar. Accordingly, annual leave cannot be used during the month of January and the two weeks before and after the start of the Fall and Spring semesters, except in emergencies or other exceptional circumstances.These are peak periods with increased workloads for the Resource Sharing & Reserves unit.