February 18, 2010 -- Emeryville, CA. Following the recent merger of the Michigan Library Consortium (MLC) and INCOLSA, Inc., the new organization, Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS), is extending its agreement with SkyRiver and offering SkyRiver's bibliographic utility cataloging services to MCLS libraries in Indiana. In October 2009, MLC and SkyRiver announced their agreement to offer SkyRiver cataloging services in Michigan.
Randy Dykhuis, Executive Director of MCLS, notes that "SkyRiver is now a proven solution for libraries that wish to maintain efficient, high quality cataloging operations as well as reduce their cataloging expenses. I'm pleased that MCLS will be able to expand the partnership with SkyRiver that already is flourishing in Michigan."
About Midwest Collaborative for Library Services
The Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS) began operations on February 15, 2010. MCLS (www.mcls.org) has a combined membership of over 1,300 institutions of all types and sizes. The non-profit membership organization will provide Michigan and Indiana libraries with a convenient, single point of contact for training, group purchasing and technical support for electronic resources.
SkyRiver (www.theskyriver.com) announced its new bibliographic utility service in October 2009. SkyRiver is dedicated to the development and deployment of efficient, economical cataloging services for libraries.