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Building from the bottom up

Case Study by Abdullah Shams Bin Tariq, published on March 17, 2010

Countries: Bangladesh

Tags: Library consortia,

Developing and sustaining the Bangladesh INASP-PERii Consortium

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 was seen in the case of the Bangladesh INASP-PERii Consortium, enthusiasm and individual dedication can be just as important as planning and funding.

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