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Connecticut Library Community: Organizations for Libraries

Consortia/Networks

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.

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Bibliomation Website

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.

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LCI Website

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.

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LION Website

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.

Connecticut Library Consortium

CLC Website

234 Court Street, Middletown, CT 06457-3304
Telephone: 860-344-8777, FAX: 860-344-9199
General Email: clc@ctlibrarians.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.

"Becasue Creating Strategic Partnerships Enhances Resource Sharing" Libraries Transform

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