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

  • 30 Jun 2016
    Why NewsBank? Learn how you and your students can Access News from around the Globe from Newspapers, Journals, Blogs, Videos, Weblogs and so much more. The next #webinar is scheduled for June 30th at 1PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 06 Jul 2016
    CultureVision Overview Learn how CultureVision can increase cultural awareness. The next webinar is scheduled for July 6th at 1PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 13 Jul 2016
    Streaming Video from Alexander Street Demo: Psychology/Counseling Focus Learn about about streaming video content from Alexander Street. The next webinar is scheduled for July 13th at 1PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 14 Jul 2016
    Search, Find, and Download ebrary Ebooks Learn how to search ebrary and download books. The next webinar is scheduled for July 14th at 1PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training #page: http://www.lirn.net/training/

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