The ELUNA Rapido Working Group began work in May 2022. In close collaboration with the IGeLU Rapido Working Group, the Working Group prepares the yearly enhancements ballot, assists with conference planning, and works with Ex Libris management on developing focus groups.

Current Members

Chair Biography

Christopher Lee has over a decade of experience in resource sharing and interlibrary loan.  As the Resource Sharing Manager for the California State University system, Chris works with resource sharing/interlibrary loan staff across the CSU system to maintain and improve resource sharing services such as CSU+ in Alma and traditional ILL in ILLiad.

Current Enhancement Process and Dates

The first NERS process for RapidILL and Rapido has completed For the 2023 cycle – this was our timeline.  The 2024 process and timeline are below.

July 1st Last chance to submit new enhancement requests for this year’s voting in NERS
July 2nd-26th The Enhancements Team reviews, dedupes, scopes, verifies, transfers to other NERS when necessary, and sets up the vote
July 29th-
August 30th
First round of voting
September 2nd-6th The Enhancements Team reviews the results, and prepares them for Ex Libris to assign complexity points
September 7th-13th Break for IGeLU Conference
September 16th-27th Ex Libris adds complexity points to the top voted results
September 30th-
October 9th
Extra time assigned for clarification with Ex Libris
October 10th -31st Second round of voting
The NERS agreement states that Ex Libris will develop the accepted enhancements within one year

Current Roadmap / Action Plan

Rapido Roadmap 2023 – 2024

Mailing Lists

Rapido Listserv
RapidILL ListServ Archives


No upcoming events scheduled at this time.

Terms of Reference

Annual Reports

As a newer working group, we don’t yet have reports to share but anticipate some for 2024.

Additional Documentation

Rapido Letters Templates