Hosting Solutions & Library Consulting (HSLC) believes strong libraries make strong communities.  We are driven by our mission to contribute to the success of libraries by delivering sound technical solutions and expansive consulting services.

As a nonprofit, we understand your mission and the unique challenges libraries face.  Our team of library and technology professionals works to strengthen your library using proven evaluation and assessment methods and cutting-edge technology solutions, along with recommendations based on current national trends and best practices. 

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  • Policy vs. Procedure: Why It Matters

    Policy vs. Procedure: Why It Matters

    Confession time. I take umbrage with Ben Franklin’s assertion that, “Honesty is the best policy.” Not that I have a problem with honesty – I’m a big fan of it, in fact. Huge. My issue is with his use of the term “policy.” It would seem that ol’ Ben faced the same challenge that most…

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  • Welcome to HSLC!

    Welcome to HSLC!

    These days I tend to view everything as Pre-pandemic and Post-pandemic, and I am sure I am not alone in doing so.  While we have not totally recovered from COVID-19, its severity has lessened to a point that we can begin to consider the lessons we learned by experiencing it. This is especially important for…

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