Statewide Courier Project

About

Purpose
Participating libraries use this service to exchange ILL requests and other materials to Dropsites across the state.

Service
The Courier Project is served by Critelli Couriers, a courier service based out of Butte.

Important Information
Service agreement and contract
Bylaws_DRAFT
Courier Destination Chart
Courier drop site map
Courier alliance minutes – April 10, 2014

Instructions

Shipping procedures
How to pack and ship ILL items via Critelli Courier (video)
Uniform shipping crates and materials can be purchased via Demco
Printable routing slips
Resources for making ILL requests with courier service
How to create a custom loan path at the moment these must be created via Firstsearch. Worldshare should auto-import the created group from Firstsearch
How to use a custom loan path in First search or Worldshare

Funding

Your library may be eligible to receive Library Service and Technology Act funding for this service.

Contact

Critelli Courier Service
Individual library issues can be addressed to the driver or the service manager at the courier’s Butte office (Rheannon) 406-782-4340 and for billing issues (Kathy) in the Billings office 406-254-1761. More information available here.

Process and procedures
Stef Johnson
Reference & Systems Librarian
Butte-Silver Bow Public Library
406-723-3361 ext. 6201