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Missouri State University has been part of the United Nations depository library program since 2000. Currently, there are 355 depository libraries in 136 countries and territories around the globe. MSU is the only U.N. depository in the state of Missouri.

The intended purpose of the depository system is for documents of the U.N. to be easily accessed by the general public free of charge. The depository system was put in place just one year after the formation of the U.N. in 1945.

Bill Edgar, governmental information librarian at Meyer Library, said having the depository as a... read more

On December 14, 2018, the MOBIUS Board of Directors renamed the MOBIUS IUG Conference Scholarship to the Robin Kespohl IUG Conference Scholarship.  Robin passed in early 2018 and was unable to help us celebrate the 20th anniversary of MOBIUS, of which she would have been very proud to see. 

Robin worked for MOBIUS for seven years and before that for over 30 years at Ellis Library at MU.  According to George Rickerson, first MOBIUS Executive Director, “Robin was responsible for getting the initial clusters up and running and it was due to her amazing intelligence, energy, grace,... read more

Cottey College in Nevada, MO, is a Films On Demand subscriber. We recently talked with Courtney Trautweiler, Library Director at Cottey’s Ross Memorial Library, about how her library handles technophobes, alerts faculty about new resources, and makes the most out of its budget.

Tell us one way you’re helping users who may be hesitant to embrace technology to take advantage of your library’s online resources.
Ross Library actively promotes its online resources... read more

The MOBIUS Shared Overdrive Collection will be featured in October's ACRL Choice Webinar: The Power of Partnership. Join us on October 4th at 1pm Central to hear Christina Virden, MOBIUS E-Resources Coordinator, discuss how the collection was developed and how it has grown over the past year. MOBIUS has been an early adopter of this model and is among the most successful of academic shared collections through Overdrive. 

"In a world where students are on their computers and mobile devices 24/7, academic librarians know that digital content is the way of the future - but is there a... read more

MOBIUS is excited to announce that we have signed an agreement with OER Commons to create a MOBIUS OERC Hub.

OERC (Open Educational Resources Commons) uses a system of "Hubs" and "Groups" to highlight collections and facilitate collaboration around the sharing and creation of Open Educational Resources. Each MOBIUS member library will be able to create its own "Group" within OER Commons for free.

Groups are community spaces that provide tools for faculty to use in developing OER, specific collections, and collaboration. MOBIUS will have an OER Common Hub that will be a... read more