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It hasn’t always been so easy to view information.

In March 1917, before the construction of the University's current library, Rockhurst University was named a partner in the Federal Depository Library Program, established by the Government Printing Office to provide free public and immediate access to government records at the 1,100 designated depository libraries in the United States.

On Tuesday, the Greenlease Library and the University were honored for a century of service to the federal government as a depository. In the days well before smartphones, let alone the... read more

New service to offer complete hosting and managed services for Evergreen Open Source ILS libraries.

Columbia, MO - November 15, 2017 - The MOBIUS Consortium announced today the launch of MOBIUS Open Source Solutions (MOSS), offering technical and operational support services for libraries that currently have or are considering an Evergreen open source ILS implementation.   MOSS makes Evergreen implementation cost-effective, freeing staff and management time and allowing them to focus on better serving their patrons. Unlike other providers who simply offer hosting services,... read more

Altoona Public Library has created a handy field guide to requesting items through MOBIUS and we just had to share! 

Altoona Public Library officially went live in January 2017 and they are our first Polaris library. They also part of the Iowa Library Alliance, a group of libraries in Iowa who contracts with MOBIUS for courier services. They serve a population of 14,541 and are located in Polk County, Iowa which is part of the Des Moines Metro Area. As... read more

ACRL is now accepting nominations for the ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year. This prestigious award recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international contribution to academic or research librarianship and library development.

The award, sponsored by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO, comes with a plaque and a $5,000 award. 

Electronic submissions are required. Applicants must submit a ... read more

OCTOBER 22, 2017 7:00 AM - A college undergraduate spends an average of $1,200 on textbooks a year, enough to buy about five pizzas a week for the entire fall, winter and spring semesters.

It’s no wonder that free “open textbooks” are spreading fast on college campuses across the country.

“I’m in a lot of biology classes and those books can cost $300 or $400 a piece,” said Katherine Semler, a freshman biology major at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She’s from Blue Springs and receives financial aid to help pay tuition.

"If I could get some of my books online... read more

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