Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

Consortial Abbreviation: 
MBLC
Brief Description: 

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners is the agency of state government with the statutory authority and responsibility to organize, develop, coordinate and improve library services throughout the Commonwealth. The Board also strives to provide every resident of the Commonwealth with full and equal access to library information resources regardless of geographic location, social or economic status, age, level of physical or intellectual ability, or cultural background.

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Collections sharing
Electronic content licensing
Preservation
Training
Other Functions: 
Collect and analyze data about libraries in Massachusetts State Agency authorized to administer programs under the Library Services and Technology Act Statewide Virtual Catalog
Mailing Address: 
Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners 98 North Washington St., 4th Fl. Boston, MA 02114
Country: 
United States
Generic Phone Number: 
617-725-1860
Fax: 
617-725-0140
Staff Contacts: 
James Lonergan, Director, 617-735-1860 x222, james.lonergan@state.ma.us // Kate Butler, Electronic Services Specialist, 617-725-1860 x253, kate.butler@state.ma.us
Types of Member Libraries: 
Academic
Public
Special
School
Number of Staff: 
23.00