COUNTER has appointed Heather Loehr to the Board of Directors, May 28, 2020. Ms. Loehr is the Electronic Resources Librarian and Coordinator of Library Instruction at Hanover College as well as the Coordinator of the […]
PALNI Statement on Supported Institution Financial Challenges
The Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI) is closely following the challenges facing private higher education in Indiana. Projected enrollment declines for regional schools in the Midwest in the next ten years and the economic and educational disruptions of COVID-19 have had and will continue to have a significant impact on PALNI’s supported institutions and their libraries. PALNI’s board of directors, composed of all of the 24 library deans and directors from the supported organizations, convened a Future Framing Task Force in 2019 to address the expected demographic challenges in higher education. The board has escalated this work in the wake of news about COVID-19 impacts as we seek to manage increased need for online support while reducing costs. Read More…
Private Academic Library Network of Indiana
Introduction to PALNI
PALNI is a non-profit organization made up of 24 private, academic libraries. In PALNI, this library-to-library collaboration enhances faculty teaching and student learning for academic success. Through the “Power of PALNI,” each school benefits from reducing the duplication of efforts and achieving more in quality, value, and support. To learn about our consortia, check out some of the pages listed below.
The Private Academic Library Network Inc (PALNI) recently worked with The IDEA Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving student learning in higher education, to create a freely available assessment survey focused on the educational […]
The Private Academic Library Network of Indiana Inc. (PALNI) has awarded the 2019 PALNI Innovation Grant to Butler University for their proposal, Making Cultural Heritage Artifacts into 3D Digital Objects using Photogrammetry. The grant aids […]