Connecticut has three major public library consortia that each share a catalog and some systems and support, as described below. There are academic library consortia too: the CTW Library Consortium consists of Connecticut College, Trinity College and Wesleyan University. ConnSCU consists of the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities (four state universities, twelve community colleges, and Charter Oak State College). The Connecticut State Universities and the State Library share a catalog called Primo.
24 Wooster Ave., Waterbury, CT 06708
Phone: 203.577.4070, Fax:203-577-4077
Bibliomation is Connecticut’s largest library consortium. Sixty public libraries and nineteen schools share an Evergreen system with centralized cataloging and a shared computer network. Bibliomation is Connecticut’s only open source consortium.
599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095
Telephone: 860-298-5322, FAX: 860-298-5328
Library Connection is a non-profit cooperative of 30 public and academic libraries which share an integrated library system (CONNECT) and other technological innovations that improve the delivery of services. Library Connection serves its members by providing an integrated library system, including a shared public access catalog, telecommunications, Internet, e-mail services, and joint ventures in new library technology, such as RFID and downloadable materials.
CONNcert is a library consortium with more than 30 public libraries, primarily in eastern Connecticut, that share a union catalog.
100 Riverview Center, Suite 252, Middletown, CT, 06457
860-347-1704, FAX 860-346-3707
Libraries Online Incorporated (LION) is a self-governing consortium of Connecticut library institutions committed to leveraging technology to share, expand, and promote quality, cost-effective information resources and services.
Southeast CT Libraries Network (SECONN)
Southeast CT Libraries Network (SECONN) is a library consortium that includes four public libraries in Groton, Mystic, and Waterford that share an integrated library system and e-resources.
234 Court Street, Middletown, CT 06457-3304
Telephone: 860-344-8777, FAX: 860-344-9199
General Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Connecticut Library Consortium is a statewide membership collaborative serving all types of Connecticut libraries by helping them strengthen their ability to serve their users.
We achieve our mission by initiating and facilitating cost-effective services, creating and supporting educational and professional development, and fostering innovation.
Connecticut State Library | 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106 | 860-757-6500 * Toll-free 866-886-4478
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.