Michigan Shared Print Initiative (MI-SPI)

In 2011, the libraries at Michigan's publicly-supported universities sought to devise a collaborative approach to shared print collections among themselves. As facilitator and fiscal agent, MCLS brought together a subset of the group in a pilot project to identify titles that are commonly-held but little-used. Participating libraries used services and tools developed by Sustainable Collection Services (SCS) to identify such titles in their respective individual collections, and to compare results across the group. The pilot project continued through April 2012. Because of its success, two more libraries have joined the project.

Contact Randy Dykhuis for more information.

Memorandum of Understanding

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Memorandum of Understanding Appendixes

Participating libraries


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