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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

MOBIUS is pleased to announce that we have become the official sponsor for the Missouri Hub for the Digital Public Library of America. (DPLA). The Missouri Hub is a partnership between Missouri libraries and museums to share their digital content.

According to the MOHub website, "Missouri Hub is an unincorporated affiliation of institutions which seeks to improve for the benefit of the public the visibility and relevance of digital collections offered online in Missouri.  MOHub aggregates information about digital objects and serves as conduit for passing these descriptive records... read more

The MOBIUS Return on Investment Report for 2017-2018 fiscal year is now available on our Statistics Page! Take a look to learn more about how much member libraries save by coming together and taking advantage of the many services offered through MOBIUS. The report provides an overview of total consortial savings on the shared library services platform, MOBIUS managed services like Help Desk support and customized training, and our electronic resources licensing program. Directors at each of our libraries also received return on... read more