I have written several times before about the budget difficulties at the Library of Michigan. Now an official announcement has been made: the Library of Michigan is seeking new homes for two major programs: support for the Genealogy Collection and the Regional Federal Depository Program and Federal Documents Collection.
“We are committed to working with constituents that hold them dear and get those stakeholders to help identify what the needs are and who might be new stewards,” said State Librarian Nancy Robertson. “We’re hoping to work with genealogy community and find a solution by October 1.”
Robertson described Michigan’s genealogy collection as one of the top ten in the country, with more than 44,000 volumes of book materials and close to 100,000 volumes of microform.
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