Emory is an affiliate member of the Northeasertern Research Libraries consortium (NERL). NERL negotiates financial deals and licensing for member libraries. A significant number of our journal and e-book resources are made possible through NERL deals (e.g., Oxford University Press and Taylor and Francis journals).
NERL's business operations are now performed at the Center for Research Libraries.
Lyrasis is a consortium that negotiates deals on various digital resources and services for its member institutitons. For its latest offers, please see here:
Emory has participated in Lyrasis offers for Project Muse University Press e-book collections, Harvard University Press e-books on the De Gruyter platform, and various CQ products.
Emory has also participated in the Lyrasis Digital Collaborative. see these Atlanta City Directories and American Methodism collections, for examples.
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is an international not-for-profit consortium of colleges, universities and libraries that makes available scholarly research resources to users everywhere.
Its outstanding collections include more than 500,000 titles, representing CRL's cataloged collections of 3.5 million volumes of primary and secondaty research materials rarely held in North American libraries. Most materials from the CRL may be requested through Interlibrary Loan.
The Center for Research Libraries' Annual Report (FY13) is located here: http://www.crl.edu/sites/default/files/attachments/pages/CRL_AR2013.pdf.
Emory participates in the shared/joint purchase programs of CRL and is a voting member (since 1994).
The Association of Southeastern Libraries (ASERL) provides numerous collaborative inititatives, professional development opportunities, and resources for member libraries. Emory is currently participating and contributing in the following: