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HELM Public: Member Benefits

Benefits of HELM membership include:

  • Affordability and value - In almost every case, HELM membership will cost less than existing network membership and provide greater benefits to academic libraries.
  • Open-source ILS (Koha) that supports academic needs and can evolve to meet future needs 
  • Voice in priority-setting and resource use
  • Expertise and support for ILS, related, and ancillary systems via FLO
  • Professional Development, networking, and communities-of-practice for all library staff - FLO and HELM
  • Ability to integrate other systems and resources 
  • More collaboration - Active interest in joining expressed by other MA state universities and community colleges