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.

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News & Announcements

  • 18 May 2017
    Visible Body Anatomy Products from Ovid This webinar will Visible Body interactive anatomy resources from Ovid. The next webinar is scheduled for May 18th at 2PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 25 May 2017
    ProQuest Health Resources This ProQuest webinar will feature resources aimed at health research. The next webinar is scheduled for May 25th at 2PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 30 May 2017
    Gale Health Resources This Gale webinar will feature content and tools to support nursing and health students. The next webinar is scheduled for May 30th at 2PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 12 Jun 2017
    Aclands, Bates & Nursing Full-Text Journals from Ovid This webinar will feature Aclands Video Atlas of Human Anatomy, Bates Visual Guide to Physical Examination, and Ovid Nursing Full-Text Journals. The next webinar is scheduled for June 12th at 2PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 13 Jun 2017
    Overview of Films on Demand from Infobase This webinar will feature Films on Demand streaming video for academic use and introduce Issues & Controversies. The next webinar is scheduled for June 13th at 2PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 14 Jun 2017
    Overview of Alexander Street Steaming Video Collections This webinar will feature an overview of streaming video collections from Alexander Street. The next webinar is scheduled for June 14th at 2PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 15 Jun 2017
    Business Insights: Global This webinar will feature analytic tools and business content in Business Insights: Global. The next webinar is scheduled for June 15th at 2PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 16 Jun 2017
    Overview of Films on Demand from Infobase This webinar will feature Films on Demand streaming video for academic use and introduce Issues & Controversies. The next webinar is scheduled for June 16th at 2PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 19 Jun 2017
    ProQuest Business Resources This ProQuest webinar will feature resources aimed at business research. The next webinar is scheduled for June 19th at 3PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 21 Jun 2017
    Skillsoft Books 24x7 Training & Updates This webinar with feature resources available to you through LIRN and Skillsoft. The next webinar is scheduled for June 21st at 2PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 29 Jun 2016
    Find and Download ebrary Ebooks Learn how to search ebrary and download books. The next webinar is scheduled for June 29th at 2PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 07 Jul 2017
    AtoZ Databases This Webinar will focus on the ways students and staff can use AtoZ Databases for employment opportunities, market research, and more. The next webinar is scheduled for July 7th at 3PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 11 Jul 2017
    What's new & noteworthy from ProQuest? This webinar will feature new features, tools, and resources from ProQuest. The next webinar is scheduled for July 11th at 2PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 12 Jul 2017
    Credo Reference This Credo webinar will focus on parts of the Credo Reference platform: e-books, mind maps, and linking capabilities.The next webinar is scheduled for July 12th at 10AM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 13 Jul 2017
    Showcase of Ovid allied health resources from LIRN for 2017-2018 This webinar will feature Ovid nursing and allied health resources available from LIRN. The next webinar is scheduled for July 13th at 2PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 17 Jul 2017
    AtoZ Databases This Webinar will focus on the ways students and staff can use AtoZ Databases for employment opportunities, market research, and more. The next webinar is scheduled for July 17th at 10AM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 19 Jul 2017
    Skillsoft Books 24x7 Product Features Demo This webinar with feature resources available to you through LIRN and Skillsoft. The next webinar is scheduled for July 19th at 2PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 25 Jul 2017
    AtoZ Databases This Webinar will focus on the ways students and staff can use AtoZ Databases for employment opportunities, market research, and more. The next webinar is scheduled for July 25th at 2PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 27 Jul 2017
    Collections in Films on Demand from Infobase Learn about using AtoZdatabases for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, and more. The next webinar is scheduled for July 27th at 2PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/

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