ABOUT US

 

Infocus is a woman-owned, CA-certified SBE and DBE small business that provides consulting and contract library services to organizations of all sizes and types. We love working in creative partnership with our library colleagues and the stakeholders in their organizations, advocating and delivering products and services that bring value and prove that library services are vital to their success.

 

You have an idea, a vision, a goal - but not enough time or staff - Infocus is your partner in leveraging your resources and making your ideas happen. 

 

Our Values

Equality. Opportunity. Kindness. Respect.

Black lives matter. We value our LGBTQ community members.

 

Ally is a verb.

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SERVICES

Transportation Librarian's Toolkit
Transportation Librarian's Toolkit

Sacco, M., Powers, C., Wisconsin. Midwest Regional University Transportation Center., & CTC & Associates LLC. (2007).

Proving Your Library's Value: A Toolkit for Transportation Librarians
Proving Your Library's Value: A Toolkit for Transportation Librarians

Million, A., Hatchell, S., Sarmiento, R. (2013)

The Argument for Libraries: Anecdotal Evidence
The Argument for Libraries: Anecdotal Evidence

Sacco, M. (2009). TR News, 261, 11.

Transportation Librarian's Toolkit
Transportation Librarian's Toolkit

Sacco, M., Powers, C., Wisconsin. Midwest Regional University Transportation Center., & CTC & Associates LLC. (2007).

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CONSULTING

Do you have a project or idea that you’d love to bring to life?

508 Compliance

Strategic Planning
Disaster Preparedness
Collection & Technology Analysis
Library Relocation Planning
Professional Talent Recruiting
Reporting

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LIBRARY SERVICES

Customized for you & your clients.

Cataloguing & Metadata
Collection Assessment
Subscription Management
Literature Searches & Surveys
CMS Websites

LibGuides
Alerts & Value-added Research

OUTREACH & NETWORKING

Prove your value, build your networks

ROI
Webinars

Toolkits
Presentations
Marketing Campaigns
Conferences
Events

WORK WITH US

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Maggie Sacco Curcio, MLS, Lead Consultant

I started Infocus Library Consulting in 2015 when I moved to SoCal, after five years in partnership with my best friend at HS Infocus LLC. I'm continuing what we started by working with my library colleagues in creative partnership to better serve our customers. I've built relationships with Librarians, Vendors, Graphic Artists, Preservationists, Data and IT Professionals, - I'll assemble a team that's a custom fit for your project. I can source and screen project and permanent FTEs and provide cataloging services too. I'm also a versatile and experienced Librarian and do many projects solo. It all depends on the scope of your project.

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What Our Clients Say

Maggie is the very epitome of the temperament and talents that librarians and information professionals should possess. Her ability to bring people together in pursuit of mutual goals, even in the most demanding of circumstances and environments, is exemplary. I can personally attest that she has met each challenge with unmatched focus and expertise. She is a resourceful, hard-working, well-organized, solution-oriented person who knows how to lead and when to take direction. She has been especially skillful when it comes to juggling multiple projects and priorities without sacrificing the quality of any. We have been very fortunate to have her as a pivotal contributor in the transportation libraries community.

--Bob Cullen, American Association of Highway Transportation Officials 

INFOCUS LIBRARY CONSULTING

Maggie Sacco Curcio, MLS

Los Angeles, CA

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ALA COVID-19 RESPONSE

Continually updated

We are living in unprecedented times. As the impact of the current public health crisis continues to evolve and change the work of libraries and library workers, ALA is working harder than ever to respond to the dizzying challenges the COVID-19 pandemic brings to our profession and industry.in your article or add a video for extra engagement...

IFLA COVID-19 AND THE GLOBAL LIBRARY FIELD

17 April 2020

Libraries around the world are facing hard choices around which services to offer and how, ranging from minimal restrictions to full closure. We are aware that governments themselves are taking different approaches, sometimes ordering the closure of all institutions, others indicating that life should continue as usual, and others simply leaving decisions up to library directors...

REOPENING LIBRARIES, ARCHIVES & MUSEUMS-REALM

Continually updated

OCLC, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Battelle are conducting research on how long the COVID-19 virus survives on materials that are prevalent in libraries, archives, and museums. The project will draw upon the research to produce authoritative, science-based information on how—or if— materials can be handled to mitigate exposure to staff and visitors...

HOW TO SANITIZE COLLECTIONS IN A PANDEMIC

27 March 2020

Some libraries have a mission that precludes complete quarantine. LC, for example, continues to support Congress while it’s in session, which requires some staff to be onsite. Other libraries are maintaining services with curbside checkouts of materials. That means additional sanitizing methods are warranted...