Montana Shared Catalog


Upcoming Meetings

MSC Spring Members Meeting & Training 

Thursday, May 9th - Great Northern Hotel, Helena 
9:00 am Members Meeting
Meeting Materials

Agenda (PDF)

Fall 2018 members council meeting minutes (PDF)

System Administrators update (PDF)

FY20 budget (PDF)

FY20 cost share formula (XLSM)

FY20 budget and cost share formula notes (PDF)

Courier contract changes (PDF)

OCLC Group Services contract renewal: memo to NAC (PDF)

Friday, May 10th - Montana State Library, Grizzly Conference Room

9:00 am Partners Sharing Group Meeting


  • Roll Call
  • Minutes
  • Policies and Procedure Manual changes
  • GrabNGo – system user (extra copies?)
  • Off FLOAT – Mineral
  • MPL Book Chat Kits
  • Partners discussion, facilitated by Tracy Cook

I.             Introduction

II.            Goals of this conversation

III.           Starting with the end in mind – how do we know Partners is successful for our patrons?  Group discussion

IV.          Conversation rules 

V.            Overview of what we learned

VI.          Tackling the problems – group decides the priority order for discussing the problems

VII.         Problem 1 – defining the problem.  Members list some of the details.  

VIII.        What solutions could we try?

IX.           Problem 2 – same process

X.            Problem 3 – same process, if needed

XI.           Role of MSL – list proposed roles of MSL.  other thoughts?  Ideas?  Suggestions?  

XII.         Next steps – research favorite solutions and make recommendations

  • Next Meeting
  • Adjourn
Meeting Materials

SOP review (PDF)

Archived Meeting Minutes

MSL maintains the last 2 years of MSC meetings on this page. To request older meeting minutes please contact Cara Orban.

Note: All approved minutes are in PDF format.

General Membership Meeting Minutes

Executive Board Meeting Minutes

Executive Board Appointed Ad Hoc Committees

MSC Cooperative Cataloging
MSC Strategic Plan

Content Management Committee Meeting Minutes

Partners Sharing Group Meeting Minutes

Special Combined BridgerNet-4Rivers Meeting

Feb 5, 2014 (pdf)
May 1, 2014 (pdf)
May 7, 2015 Draft (pdf)