Library and Information Resources Network

Summary

The Library and Information Resources Network (LIRN)[1] is a 501(c)(3) non-profit[2] consortium of approximately 284 educational institutions that share access to information resources. LIRN, formed in 1996 and incorporated in 1997,[3] was initially a project of the Advisory Council of the (Florida) State Board of Independent Colleges and Universities (now known as the Florida Department of Education Commission for Independent Education).[4] It is now an independent, multi-location, virtual organization, with business offices in Clearwater, Florida, United States and its officers, trustees, with technical staff located at various locations around the United States.[5]

Library and Information Resources Network
TypeConsortium, nonprofit corporation
IndustryLibraries, education
Founded1996
Headquarters25400 US Hwy 19 North, Ste. #220,
Clearwater, FL 33763
,
USA
Websitehttps://www.lirn.net/

MembersEdit

LIRN serves 296 academic institutions in 43 states, 4 territories, and 7 nations.[6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Library and Information Resources Network (LIRN) | ICOLC Website". icolc.net. Retrieved 2016-05-05.
  2. ^ "Organization Report". www.guidestar.org. Retrieved 2016-05-04.
  3. ^ "Detail by Entity Name". search.sunbiz.org. Retrieved 2016-05-04.
  4. ^ "History of Higher Education in Florida". Retrieved May 4, 2016.
  5. ^ Library and Information Resources Network [website]. (n.d.). Retrieved Feb 15, 2019, from https://www.lirn.net/
  6. ^ Library and Information Resources Network [website]. (n.d.). Retrieved Feb 19, 2019, from https://www.lirn.net/
  7. ^ Enis, Matt. "LIRN Consortium Implements New Proxy Platform". Library Journal. Retrieved 19 February 2019.