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Boston Library Consortium

Boston Library Consortium empowers a coalition of libraries in the northeastern United States to share knowledge, infrastructure, and resources at scale.

Founded in 1970, BLC’s strength lies in its diverse membership network of public and private universities, liberal arts colleges, state libraries, public libraries, and special libraries united by a commitment to champion innovation through collaboration. For more information, visit

Principal Consortial Functions
Collections sharing
Electronic content licensing
Interlibrary loan/document delivery
Other Functions
Resource Sharing
Resource Management
Professional Development
Shared Systems and Services