Automating Your Maine Library

Maine InfoNet manages two systems open to Maine libraries. Libraries must apply for membership in the consortia.

  1. Minerva -
  2. MILS -

To learn about joining either Minerva or MILS, please contact James Jackson Sanborn at Maine InfoNet.


Maine Balsam Consortia -

An independent consortia of public, school, academic, and health libraries that utilizes Evergreen software with tech and librarian mentor support. Maine Balsam is working with Maine InfoNet to integrate the system into the statewide catalog, MaineCat. To learn more about joining Maine Balsam, contact Balsam President, Nancy Grant.


Library World -

A group of over 50 small Maine libraries use the cloud-based Library World automated system as a first step in their automation journey. Contact Jared Leadbetter for more information and guidance.



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