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General Information on Library Networks, Cooperatives, and Consortia

Establishing a Consortium of Health Libraries (PDF document) - Canadian Health Libraries Association (CHLA) FACT SHEET

“Library Networks, Cooperatives, and Consortia: A Definitional Study and Survey” - The American Library Association (ALA), Office for Research and Statistics (ORS) and the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  • includes searchable database

Coalitions of Library Consortia

Consortia Canada

International Coalition of Library Consortia

Examples of Documents from Library Consortia

The following list is based in part on Bernie Sloan's Library Consortia Documents Online, but includes additional and updated links as well as the addition of a few documents on mission/overview and organizational structure. This page was originally compiled to assist AMICAL members in drafting and revising our own governance documents.

Consortial Memoranda of Understanding

Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) - Memorandum of Understanding & Membership Agreement

Copeter - Consortium agreement for library co-operation in St. Petersburg

- MS Word document

  • Co-operative management of electronic document provision in St. Petersburg (Russia).

Delaware Library Catalog - Memorandum of Understanding (.pdf version)

MOBIUS - Memorandum of Understanding

Orbis Cascade Alliance - Memorandum of Understanding

Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) - Memorandum of Understanding

Consortial Bylaws

Bluegrass Medical Libraries Bylaws

Center for Research Libraries (CRL) - Bylaws

Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) - Bylaws

Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) Bylaws or PDF document

Consortium of South Eastern Law Libraries - Articles of Incorporation

Houston Area Research Library Consortium - By-Laws

Iowa Private Academic Library Consortium (IPAL) - By-Laws

Lincoln Trail Library System - Bylaws

Metropolitan Library System (MLS) - By-laws

  • Illinois (formed by merger of Chicago Multitype Library System and the Suburban Library System)

Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) - Bylaws

Missouri Library Network Corporation (MLNC) (PDF document)

  • OCLC Regional Network for the state of Missouri

MOBIUS Bylaws

  • Missouri academic libraries

Orbis Cascade Alliance Bylaws

Southeastern Wisconsin Information Technology Exchange (SWITCH) Bylaws (Word document)

Suburban Library System (SLS) By-laws

  • No longer in use; SLS now part of MLS (Illinois)

Utah Health Sciences Library Consortium - Bylaws

West Tennessee Academic Library Consortium (WTALC) - Constitution & Bylaws

Western Massachusetts Regional Library System (WMRLS) - Bylaws (PDF document)

Consortial Resource Sharing Agreements & Guidelines

Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) (PDF document) - I-Share Library Resource Sharing Code

RLG Shares - RLG Partnership prerequisite

TUG Libraries Lending Policy - TriUniversity Group of Libraries (TUG)

Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) - Resource Sharing Committee; includes Interlibrary Loan Guidelines

Consortial Missions, Visions & Overviews

Research Libraries UK (RLUK) - Vision, Mission and Values

Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) - Mission Statement

MOBIUS - Mission Statement

LYRASIS - Our Vision

  • LYRASIS was formed via the merger of PALINET (Mid-Atlantic region of the USA), SOLINET (Southeastern Library Network) and NELINET (New England Library Network) in April 2009

Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) - About VIVA, including its Mission Statement

Consortial Organization

Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) - Organization

Consortial Strategic Plans

Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) (PDF document - Strategic Directions 2007-2010

  • Consortium of the Big Ten universities plus the University of Chicago

Consortium of Research Libraries in the British Isles (CURL) - Strategic Plan 2003-2006 http://www.curl.ac.uk/about/strategic03-06.htm

Consortium of South Eastern Law Libraries - Strategic Plan http://library.law.unc.edu/cosell/stratpla.htm

Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) - Strategic Plan http://www.anu.edu/caul/caul-doc/StrategicPlan.html

Florida Center for Library Automation (FCLA) - Strategic Plan (98-01) http://www.fcla.edu/FCLAinfo/plan/98_02/fclastrategic.html

Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) - Strategic Plan: Five–Year Library Plan of Service [PDF] http://www.metro.org/pdfs/ab_plan.pdf

Southeastern Library Network (SOLINET) - Strategic Plan [PDF] http://www.solinet.net/emplibfile/Strategy%20plan.pdf

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