Columbia, MO - June 18, 2018 -- The MOBIUS Consortium announced that the Riverside Regional Library (MO), went live as a member of the Missouri Evergreen Consortium. The Library is the 39th member to go live on the system and migrated from a standalone TLC Integrated Library System.
Missouri Evergreen, a resource-sharing consortium which uses the open source Evergreen ILS, began in early 2012, with a mission to provide a shared integrated library system and increase resource sharing among Missouri public libraries. From an initial twelve member library system, the consortium has continued to grow to a collection size of over 2.3 million items. Administered by MOBIUS, Missouri Evergreen is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provision of the Library Services and Technology Act as Administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.
About the Riverside Regional Library
The mission of the Riverside Regional Library (http://www.riversideregionallibrary.org/) is to provide information, education, recreation, and inspiration. It is the aim of Riverside Regional Library to motivate persons of all ages to use the available materials and facilities; to point out reliable, authoritative material; and to draw attention to the new, the critical, and even the unorthodox. Riverside Regional Library intends to be an active, dynamic force for enlightenment and enrichment of the lives of the citizens within its sphere of service.
MOBIUS (mobiusconsortium.org) is a not-for-profit, 501 (C)(3) tax-exempt organization that is transforming library services with cost-effective help desk, training, technical resources, courier management, and procurement services. The MOBIUS consortium is comprised of over 75 Sierra libraries with 192 branches. Members benefit from shared services and technology expertise, and a resource-sharing network of over 30 million items. MOBIUS offers managed services for Sierra and INN-Reach, and MOSS, a complete hosting and management service for the Evergreen Open Source ILS. Offices are located in Columbia, Missouri and its customers and members span the states of Missouri, Oklahoma, Iowa, Kansas, North Carolina, and Texas.