The Library and Information Resources Network, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation formed in 1996, is a consortium of educational institutions that have joined together to share access to information resources.

LIRN® members enjoy the benefits of group purchasing, a centrally managed authentication gateway, on and off campus access for their students, as well as hosted proxy services, a powerful federated search solution, and our new consortium librarian service.

The LIRN® collection provides students with millions of peer-reviewed and full-text journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, e-books, podcasts, audio, and video resources to support their academic studies from ProQuest, Gale Cengage, EBSCO, eLibrary, Books24x7, and more, covering topics for General Education, Business, and Medical programs.

Read more about LIRN® and our products and services and how we can help you meet your institution's accreditation requirements in our downloadable information files.

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LIRN® has been providing group purchasing of online resources since 1997.

News & Announcements

  • 26 Jul 2016
    Integrating Gale Research with Google Drive Learn how to save Gale content to your Google Drive. The next webinar is scheduled for July 26th at 1PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 27 Jul 2016
    Streaming Video from Alexander Street Demo: Academic Video Online Overview Learn about about streaming video content from Alexander Street. The next webinar is scheduled for July 27th at 1PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 03 Aug 2016
    Streaming Video from Alexander Street Demo: General Overview Learn about about streaming video content from Alexander Street. The next webinar is scheduled for August 3rd at 1PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 04 Aug 2016
    Starting Your Research for SIRS Learn about how SIRS can be a great starting point for student research in all subject areas. The next webinar is #scheduled for August 4th at 1PM Eastern. Sign #up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/

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