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

  • 25 May 2016
    CultureVision Overview Learn how CultureVision can increase cultural #awareness. The next webinar is scheduled for May 25th at 1PM Eastern. Sign up at the #LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 26 May 2016
    Books 24x7 Training and Updates Learn about online books and videos available from Books 24x7. The next webinar is scheduled for May 26th at 1PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 02 Jun 2016
    ProQuest Business Resources Learn about ProQuest Resources to support research in business. The next webinar is scheduled for June 2nd at 1PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 02 Jun 2016
    ProQuest Faculty Tools Learn about tools in ProQuest databases like search alerts, title lists, searching by publication title, and more. The next webinar is scheduled for June 2nd at 2PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/

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