Developing a library consortium requires a great deal of planning, steady funding from its member institutions and a firm agreement regarding what resources will be included. However, even the greatest plans and a sizeable budget mean very little if there are no individuals with the time and desire to maintain it. As found in the development of BIPC,enthusiasm and individual dedication can be just as important as planning and funding.
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