IDS Project

Consortial Abbreviation: 
IDS
Slogan or Motto: 
A Community of Trust and Support
Brief Description: 

The IDS Project is a mutually supportive resource-sharing cooperative within New York State whose members include public and private academic libraries, the New York Public Library, and the New York State Library (view a list of current members). The Project is based on a strong sense of community among its members and a unified collection perspective. The major goal of the Project is to continually implement and objectively evaluate innovative resource-sharing strategies, policies and procedures that will optimize mutual access to the information resources of all IDS Project libraries.

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Collections sharing
Electronic content licensing
Interlibrary loan/document delivery
Training
Union lists/shared online catalogs
Other Functions: 
Collection Development and Management, Technology Development
Mailing Address: 
IDS Project Milne Library 1 College Circle Geneseo, NY 14454
Country: 
United States
Generic Phone Number: 
1-585-245-5172
Staff Contacts: 
Mark Sullivan, Executive Director, 1-585-245-5172, sullivm@geneseo.edu Bill Jones, Creative Technologist, 1-585-245-5172, jonesw@geneseo.edu
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
82
Number of Affiliate Member Libraries: 
6
Types of Member Libraries: 
Academic
Public
Special
Number of Staff: 
2.00