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A unified community of trust and support
built around a critical and clearly understood purpose
effective resource sharing.

How can you Join the IDS Project?

Any library within the United States is encouraged to join the IDS Project. Annual membership costs $1,600 and members must subscribe to the OCLC ILLiad Resource Sharing Management Software. Members sign a membership contract that can be obtained from Mark Sullivan, the IDS Project Executive Director.

If you are interested in joining the IDS Project, please contact Mark at or 585-245-5172.

Benefits of Joining the IDS Project

  • Reciprocal Agreements: IDS Project libraries do not charge each other for articles or returnables
  • Community of support for both ILLiad workflow and current technologies
  • Peer Advisor Program
  • Workflow Toolkit: A living document that is supported by the Peer Advisors
  • Regional User Groups: Free mini-conferences offered in the spring and fall at three regions in NY and virtually.
  • Online Learning Institute: Free classes offered to all ILL practitioners.
  • User Driven Technology Developments:
    • Article Gateway
    • Article Licensing Information Availability Service
    • IDS Logic