Manitoba Library Consortium Inc.

Consortial Abbreviation: 
MLCI
Slogan or Motto: 
Manitoba Libraries Working Together
Brief Description: 

The purpose of the Consortium is to strengthen library services to the citizens of Manitoba by facilitating effective and efficient resource sharing among libraries.

The Manitoba Library Consortium Inc. is an incorporated non-profit organization created to plan and manage cooperatively projects and activities which will provide the citizens of Manitoba with faster and more equitable access to the library and information resources of the province.

 

Its membership includes public, post-secondary, school, government, and special libraries.

 

 

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Electronic content licensing
Interlibrary loan/document delivery
Training
Other Functions: 
The Consortium welcomes opportunities to build unique community resources in a collaborative manner. As an example, the Manitobia [http://www.manitobia.ca/] project is a unique and nationally recognized initiative that brings Manitoba’s past to life through the digitization of historical documents, newspapers, maps, pictures and photos, and the development of easy-to-use search tools, interpretive resources and curriculum guides.
Mailing Address: 
Manitoba Library Consortium Inc., c/o Library Administration, University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave, Winnipeg MB Canada R3B 2E9
Country: 
Canada
Fax: 
(204) 783-8910 (c/o MLCI)
Staff Contacts: 
Rick Walker, Chair, RWalker@winnipeg.ca
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
100
Types of Member Libraries: 
Academic
Public
Special
School