The new logo!
and a new website is coming!
The first Chair and Secretary for the TRAILS General Council.
2016 - 2018 Term
Dawson Community College
Big thanks to Christian and Jerusha for stepping up!
We're doing Alma training!
The academic libraries of Montana are committed to a cooperative and efficient information technology project that supports student success and faculty research by providing seamless access to high-quality information resources.
1. The current subscriptions for the respective Integrated Library Systems and the Primo Discovery Layer for the University of Montana and for the Montana State University are due to expire soon. Here are the expiration dates:
* Because of these deadlines, it is crucial to review and acquire a new system which will serve the future needs of the MUS institutions in a relatively short time span.
Another consideration is the length of time required to review the vendor proposals and the fact that any migration of this size will take at least a year to complete.
It must be noted, that if a new systems is not promptly secured, the subscription rate for the current ILS products will significantly and prohibitively increase.
2. There are multiple considerations to be researched and determine regarding the structure and operations of the proposed consortium, including but not limited to:
A task force or committee has been assigned to each of these two major issues in order to research and make recommendations. Please see further information about these groups below.