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The Open Resource Sharing Coalition (OpenRS) welcomes MOBIUS as its first consortial member implementer – Plus More ATG News & Announcements for 6/13/24

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Citing a press release Library Technology Guides reports that “The Open Resource Sharing Coalition (OpenRS), a collaborative resource sharing initiative of the Open Library Foundation (OLF), welcomes its first implementer, MOBIUS. MOBIUS is using EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) as its OpenRS service provider, providing the consortium with implementation, hosting, training and support services.

As a founding member of the OpenRS coalition, MOBIUS has been instrumental in developing the new open-source resource sharing platform. Since the project’s inception in August 2023, MOBIUS and the OpenRS Founding Council, a diverse group of consortia, libraries, and vendors, have been working closely to build a consortial resource-sharing solution. This collaborative effort was born out of the recognition that there is currently no solution in the market that fully addresses direct, unmediated resource sharing for consortia, especially those made up of different types of libraries (including public and academic) or that use different integrated library systems (ILS). …”

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