Manitoba Libraries Working Together
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
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is a unique and nationally recognized initiative that brings Manitoba’s past to life through the digitization of historical documents, newspapers, maps, pictures and photos, and the development of easy-to-use search tools, interpretive resources and curriculum guides.