Chesapeake Information and Research Library Alliance

Consortial Abbreviation: 
CIRLA
Brief Description: 

The Chesapeake Information and Research Library Alliance (CIRLA) is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization of educational and research institutions in Delaware, the District of Columbia, and Maryland, which are members of the Association of Research Libraries and which have been accepted for membership. The purpose of CIRLA is to enhance education and research at member institutions through collaborative development of library collections and service programs and expanding use of information technology.

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Collections sharing
Mailing Address: 
CIRLA c/o University of Delaware Library 181 S. College Ave. Newark, DE 19717-5267
Country: 
United States
Generic Phone Number: 
1+302-831-2231
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
9
Number of Affiliate Member Libraries: 
1
Types of Member Libraries: 
Academic
Other Types of Members: 
Research