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The VIVA Resource Sharing Committee and Interlibrary Loan Subcommittee are pleased to announce:

The 18th Annual VIVA Interlibrary Loan Community Forum

Friday, July 22, 2016

9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Virginia Commonwealth University Cabell Library
901 Park Avenue, Richmond, VA 23284


To discuss VIVA Interlibrary Loan issues and learn about trends and new developments nationally as well as internationally.

Who should attend?: 

ILL & Administrative personnel at VIVA institutions.


9:00-9:30 AMRegistration & Continental Breakfast
9:30-9:45 AMWelcome – ILL Forum Planning Chair
9:45-10:45 AM Evolving Platforms to Meet Future ILL Services - Katie Birch, OCLC Executive Director, Delivery Services
10:45-11:00 AMBreak
11:00 AM-12:00 PM Best Practice Lightning Talks: Mikki Butcher (JMU), Tammy Hines (LU), Kate Goodfellow (Reynolds), Sharon Gotkiewicz (VT)
12:00-12:45 PM Lunch and (Optional) Tour of VCU Library Spaces
12:45-1:45 PM Breakout Sessions/Small and Large Institutions
1:45-2:15 PM Shipping Perspectives/Practices: Isabella Pence-Lanctot (VCU) Stephen Leist (VWC),

Sharon Gotkiewicz (VT) Kate Goodfellow (Reynolds)

2:15-2:30 PM Break
2:30-2:45 PM VIVA Update - Anne Osterman, VIVA Director
2:45-3:00 PM Wrap up – ILL Forum Planning Chair

Registration: Registration closes July 8th.


VIVA Resource Sharing Committee and Interlibrary Loan Subcommittee.


VIVA will reimburse VIVA members from both public and private institutions for travel to and from this meeting.

Travelers needing to stay overnight must submit IN ADVANCE a travel authorization form to the VIVA office ( (See a sample authorization form here.) Lodging reimbursements for one-day events are typically only approved when the traveler resides more than a two and a half hour drive from the event venue.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Linden Row Inn in Richmond. Shuttle service will be available to the Forum. Individuals are responsible for their own reservations and cancellations.

To make a reservation at the Group Rate, please follow these instructions:

1. Go to the Reservations Page at 
2. Select your Arrival and Departure Dates and Number of Adults
3. Enter the following Access Code for your Group to view your discounted rate: VIVA16
4. Click on Search for Availability and Pricing
5. Select the appropriate Room Type
6. Complete Reservation Form including Contact and Payment Information
7. Click on Cancellation Policy check-box and submit the Reservation Form

Guest may also book directly from the website (, just click on Reservations and follow the instructions above. 


Parking & Directions:

Map directly to James Branch Cabell Library here.

The closest parking decks to Cabell Library are:

  • West Main Street Deck at 801 W.Main Street
  • West Broad Street Deck at 1111 W. Broad Street


VIVA will reimburse parking as part of travel to and from this meeting. Parking is $1 for the first hour and $2/hr for subsequent hours, with the max cost being $10 for the day. For those staying overnight at the Linden Inn, parking is available for $18 a day, with in and out privileges VIVA will reimburse this cost as well.

The link below is a map of the campus.  Cabell Library is labelled 23, West Main is labelled 89 and West Broad is labelled 87.


Click here for a list of attendees. Please allow three business days for the list to be updated.


If you have any questions, please contact the VIVA Budget Manager.




VIVA is funded by the Virginia General Assembly and the VIVA member institutions, and is sponsored by the State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV).