U.S. Library Consortia: A Snapshot of Priorities & Perspectives
This new report details findings from a study OCLC conducted with U.S. library consortia in 2012 to learn about the demographic make-up of their groups, their strategic initiatives, their groups' challenges and top methods for communicating with their members.
Select key findings
Most U.S. library consortia:
- Have been in existence for more than 30 years
- Have more than 40 members
- Consider funding to be their top challenge
- Host in-person meetings and networking opportunities with members at least several times a year
Just over 100 leaders of U.S. library consortia participated in the study.
See other reports in the Priorities & Perspectives series for libraries in the U.S., Netherlands, UK and Germany.