Amigos Library Services

Consortial Abbreviation: 
Amigos
Brief Description: 

Amigos Library Services is one of the largest consortia of libraries and cultural heritage institutions in the United States. For over 35 years, Amigos Library Services members have collaborated to obtain affordable library resources and knowledge. Through affiliation in Amigos Library Services, members collectively gain access to the latest innovations and services in the library community; pursue opportunities for continuing professional education; leverage their buying power; and preserve their rich cultural heritage. This collaboration strengthens each member’s ability to serve and lead its constituency in the creative and effective use of information resources.

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Cataloging services
Collections sharing
Electronic content licensing
Interlibrary loan/document delivery
Preservation
Training
Union lists/shared online catalogs
Mailing Address: 
4901 LBJ FWY STE 150 DALLAS TX 75244-6179
Country: 
United States
Generic Phone Number: 
1-800-843-8482
Fax: 
972-991-6061
Staff Contacts: 
Alan Kornblau, President and CEO, kornblau@amigos.org / Keith Gaertner, Chief Financial Officer, gaertner@amigos.org / Tracy Rochow Byerly, Chief Programs Officer, byerly@amigos.org / Gerrye McEntire, Member Discount Services Manager, mcentire@amigos.org
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
600
Types of Member Libraries: 
Academic
Public
Special
School
Other Types of Members: 
Cultural heritage institutions, Museums, State libraries
Number of Staff: 
24.00