Exploring new emerging technologies together.

Membership

Affordable

  • NICCL contracts with a vendor for discounted rates; well under the going rate
  • Consortium pricing opportunities for hardware and software
  • Members pay only for hours used when working with our contracted vendor.  Hours can be “pay as you go” or purchased in advance.
  • Eliminates employee benefits and payroll taxes associated with adding a staff position.

Flexible

  • Hours are used on “as needed” basis or on a schedule you set
  • Services range from simple repairs to complex consulting

Efficient

  • Well-trained group of technicians devoting 300 hours per week to consortium issues
  • Knowledge gained from individual project benefits the group
  • Consultation with a “big picture” view of local, state and national objectives.  Provider consults with the State Library and other state and federal agencies to remain in tune with current trends and activities.

Interactive

  • Members network on technology topics
  • Group meetings are held at least 4 times per year, either in person or virtually.
  • Sponsor workshops, webinars and products demonstrations for members