The Maine Shared Collections Strategy (MSCS) has launched its new website.

“MSCS is a project of the 8 largest libraries in Maine. Project partners include University of Maine, University of Southern Maine, Bangor Public Library, Portland Public Library, Maine State Library, Bates College, Bowdoin College and Colby College.

Maine InfoNet, the state-wide Library network is a non library partner providing technical infrastructure and support. The MSCS team is working to develop a strategy for the long-term management and preservation of legacy print collections in the state of Maine. The website ( includes a listing of project partners, summaries of all project-related meetings, presentations given by project participants, and more.

The Maine Shared Collections Strategy is funded in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. If you have any questions about the project, please contact Valerie Glenn, Program Manager, ( or”

James M Jackson Sanborn
Executive Director, Maine InfoNet
University of Maine


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