Cooperative Collection Development
CRL’s three longstanding cooperative programs enable CRL libraries to offer a broad range of collection resources to patrons while conserving precious acquisition funds for local resources:
Each of the above programs enables CRL libraries to make new source materials available to researchers at their institutions while saving money in the costs of acquiring, cataloging, processing, and storing those materials.
In addition, to meet the changing needs of scholars CRL has initiated new resource-building programs:
CRL’s mwilke [at] crl [dot] edu (subject: Cooperative%20collection%20development%20programs) (Member Liaison & Outreach Services Director) works with librarians, faculty, and students from member libraries to identify and select materials for addition to CRL collections.