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= General Information on Library Networks, Cooperatives, and Consortia =
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[http://www.chla-absc.ca/?q=en/system/files/fs22_0.pdf Establishing a Consortium of Health Libraries (PDF document)] - Canadian Health Libraries Association (CHLA) FACT SHEET
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[http://www.ala.org/ala/research/librarystats/cooperatives/lncc/lncc.cfm “Library Networks, Cooperatives, and Consortia (LNCCs): 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)
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* includes searchable database
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* [http://cs.ala.org/ra/lncc/directory_search/ Directory Search] - LNCCs in the USA
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= Coalitions of Library Consortia =
 
= Coalitions of Library Consortia =
  
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[http://www.library.yale.edu/consortia/ International Coalition of Library Consortia]
 
[http://www.library.yale.edu/consortia/ International Coalition of Library Consortia]
  
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= Examples of Documents from Library Consortia =
  
= Examples of documents from library consortia =
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The following list is based in part on Bernie Sloan's Library Consortia Documents Online and the AMICAL consortium's list of [http://www.amicalnet.org/resources/consortial-doc-examples Consortial Governance, Planning and Organization Documents]. The list was moved here with the hope that other colleagues might collaborate in keeping it up to date.
 
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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.
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== Consortial Memoranda of Understanding ==
 
== Consortial Memoranda of Understanding ==
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[http://copeter.ruslan.ru/outcomes/c_agr_eng.doc - MS Word document]
 
[http://copeter.ruslan.ru/outcomes/c_agr_eng.doc - MS Word document]
 
* Co-operative management of electronic document provision in St. Petersburg (Russia).
 
* Co-operative management of electronic document provision in St. Petersburg (Russia).
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[http://consortium.lib.de.us/docs/mou.pdf Delaware Library Catalog] - Memorandum of Understanding (.pdf version)
  
 
[https://mco.mobius.umsystem.edu/public/memorandum-of-understanding MOBIUS] - Memorandum of Understanding
 
[https://mco.mobius.umsystem.edu/public/memorandum-of-understanding MOBIUS] - Memorandum of Understanding
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[http://www.mlnc.org/mlncbylaws.pdf Missouri Library Network Corporation (MLNC)] (PDF document)
 
[http://www.mlnc.org/mlncbylaws.pdf Missouri Library Network Corporation (MLNC)] (PDF document)
 
* OCLC Regional Network for the state of Missouri
 
* OCLC Regional Network for the state of Missouri
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[http://mcls.org/objects/rte/mediaupload/File/boardpublicdocs/Bylaws.pdf Midwest Collaborative for Library Services] (PDF document)
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*Midwest Collaborative for Library Services
  
 
[https://mco.mobius.umsystem.edu/mobius-bylaws MOBIUS] Bylaws
 
[https://mco.mobius.umsystem.edu/mobius-bylaws MOBIUS] Bylaws
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* No longer in use; SLS now part of MLS (Illinois)
 
* No longer in use; SLS now part of MLS (Illinois)
  
[http://library.med.utah.edu/uhslc/guidelines.html Utah Health Sciences Library Consortium] - Bylaws
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[http://library.med.utah.edu/uhslc/guidelines.html Utah Health Sciences Library Consortium] - Bylaws  
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* or [http://library.med.utah.edu/uhslc/2007_Jan_22_ConsortiumBylaws_approved.pdf PDF document]
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[http://faculty.jscc.edu/scohen/wtalc/constlaw.htm West Tennessee Academic Library Consortium (WTALC)] - Constitution & Bylaws
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[http://archive.wmrls.org/exec/pdf/Bylaws11-17-04.pdf Western Massachusetts Regional Library System (WMRLS)] - Bylaws (PDF document)
  
OR [http://library.med.utah.edu/uhslc/2007_Jan_22_ConsortiumBylaws_approved.pdf PDF document]
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== Consortial Resource Sharing Agreements & Guidelines ==
  
West Tennessee Academic Library Consortium (WTALC) - Constitution & Bylaws
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[http://www.carli.illinois.edu/mem-prod/I-Share/docs/I-Share-Res-Share-code.pdf Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) (PDF document)] - I-Share Library Resource Sharing Code
http://faculty.jscc.edu/scohen/wtalc/constlaw.htm
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Western Massachusetts Regional Library System (WMRLS) - Bylaws [PDF]
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[http://www.oclc.org/research/activities/shares/default.htm RLG Shares] - [http://www.oclc.org/research/partnership/join.htm RLG Partnership prerequisite]
http://archive.wmrls.org/exec/pdf/Bylaws11-17-04.pdf
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Consortial Resource Sharing Agreements & Guidelines
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Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) Resource Sharing Code [PDF]
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[http://www.tug-libraries.on.ca/info/lendpol.html TUG Libraries Lending Policy] - TriUniversity Group of Libraries (TUG)
http://www.carli.illinois.edu/mem-prod/I-Share/docs/I-Share-Res-Share-code.pdf
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RLG Shares Partnership - Annual Signup
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[http://www.vivalib.org/committees/rsc/ Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA)] - Resource Sharing Committee; includes Interlibrary Loan Guidelines
http://www.rlg.org/en/page.php?Page_ID=495
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TriUniversity Group of Libraries (TUG) - TUG Libraries Lending Policy
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== Consortial Missions, Visions & Overviews ==
http://www.tug-libraries.on.ca/info/lendpol.html
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Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) - Interlibrary Loan Guidelines
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[http://www.rluk.ac.uk/ Research Libraries UK (RLUK)] - Vision, Mission and Values
http://www.viva.lib.va.us/rsc/illguide.html
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Consortial Missions & Overviews
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Consortium of Research Libraries in the British Isles (CURL)
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[http://www.metro.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=33&Itemid=77 Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO)] - Mission Statement
http://www.curl.ac.uk/
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Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) - Mission Statement
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[https://mco.mobius.umsystem.edu/mission-statement MOBIUS] - Mission Statement
http://www.metro.org/ab_mission.html
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MOBIUS - Governance
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[http://www.lyrasis.org/About-Us/Our-Vision.aspx LYRASIS - Our Vision]
http://mco.mobius.missouri.edu/home/governance/
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* 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
  
Southeastern Library Network (SOLINET) - About Us
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[http://www.vivalib.org/about/about.html Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA)] - About VIVA, including its Mission Statement
http://www.solinet.net/about_us/about_us_templ.cfm?doc_id=15
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Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) - Factsheet
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== Consortial Organization ==
http://www.viva.lib.va.us/factsheet.html
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Consortial Organization
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Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) - Organization
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[http://www.vivalib.org/about/orgchart.html Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA)] - Organization
http://www.viva.lib.va.us/orgchart.html
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Consortial Strategic Plans
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Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) - Strategic Directions 2004-2007 [PDF]
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== Consortial Strategic Plans ==
http://www.cic.uiuc.edu/groups/CICMembers/archive/ProgramDescription/StrategicDirections2004/StrategicDirections2004-2007.pdf
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"11 members of the Big Ten Conference and the University of Chicago"
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Consortium of Research Libraries in the British Isles (CURL) - Strategic Plan 2003-2006
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[http://www.rluk.ac.uk/node/480 Research Libraries UK (RLUK)] - Strategic Plan 2008-2011
http://www.curl.ac.uk/about/strategic03-06.htm
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Consortium of South Eastern Law Libraries - Strategic Plan
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[http://lawlib.unc.edu/cosell/stratpla.htm Consortium of South Eastern Law Libraries] - Strategic Plan
http://library.law.unc.edu/cosell/stratpla.htm
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Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) - Strategic Plan
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[http://www.caul.edu.au/datasets/ceirc.htm Councial of Australian University Libraries (CAUL) Electronic Information Resources Committee (CEIRC)] - Strategic Directions and other documents
http://www.anu.edu/caul/caul-doc/StrategicPlan.html
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Florida Center for Library Automation (FCLA) - Strategic Plan (98-01)
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[http://www.fcla.edu/FCLAinfo/plan/Strategic_Plan_2006-2010 Florida Center for Library Automation (FCLA)] - Strategic Plan for 2006-2010
http://www.fcla.edu/FCLAinfo/plan/98_02/fclastrategic.html
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Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) - Strategic Plan: Five–Year Library Plan of Service [PDF]
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[http://www.metro.org/images/stories/pdfs/strategic_plan_2009.pdf Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) (PDF document] - Strategic Plan 2009-2014
http://www.metro.org/pdfs/ab_plan.pdf
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Southeastern Library Network (SOLINET) - Strategic Plan [PDF]
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[http://www.orbiscascade.org/index/strategic-agenda Orbis Cascade Alliance] - Strategic Agenda
http://www.solinet.net/emplibfile/Strategy%20plan.pdf
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Latest revision as of 15:09, 28 January 2013

Contents

[edit] 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 (LNCCs): 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)

[edit] Coalitions of Library Consortia

Consortia Canada

International Coalition of Library Consortia

[edit] Examples of Documents from Library Consortia

The following list is based in part on Bernie Sloan's Library Consortia Documents Online and the AMICAL consortium's list of Consortial Governance, Planning and Organization Documents. The list was moved here with the hope that other colleagues might collaborate in keeping it up to date.

[edit] 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

[edit] 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

Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (PDF document)

  • Midwest Collaborative for Library Services

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)

[edit] 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

[edit] 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

[edit] Consortial Organization

Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) - Organization

[edit] Consortial Strategic Plans

Research Libraries UK (RLUK) - Strategic Plan 2008-2011

Consortium of South Eastern Law Libraries - Strategic Plan

Councial of Australian University Libraries (CAUL) Electronic Information Resources Committee (CEIRC) - Strategic Directions and other documents

Florida Center for Library Automation (FCLA) - Strategic Plan for 2006-2010

Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) (PDF document - Strategic Plan 2009-2014

Orbis Cascade Alliance - Strategic Agenda

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