Colorado Library Consortium

Consortial Abbreviation: 
CLiC
Slogan or Motto: 
Connecting. Energizing. Inspiring. Services for libraries throughout Colorado.
Brief Description: 

CLiC is a nonprofit organization that provides support and services to all types of libraries in Colorado.  Examples:

  • Colorado Library Courier, which moves more than 2.6 million items each year between 350 libraries
  • AspenCat: an open-source union catalog with more than 100 members. An affordable solutions for small public, school, academic, and special libraries.
  • Cooperative Purchasing - from pre-negotiated vendor discounts to packages of databases, CLiC is saving money for libraries and schools.
  • Continuing Education: in-person conferences and regional trainings; webinars, and blended learning on a variety of topics.
  • Consulting: field staff that visit libraries to create connections, share expertise, inform about library trends, teach skills, support local initiatives, and most of all, listen.
  • HR and Fiscal Management: for organizations that need representation for their staff and management of funds, including grants.
Principal Consortial Functions: 
Collections sharing
Electronic content licensing
Interlibrary loan/document delivery
Training
Union lists/shared online catalogs
Other Functions: 
Fiscal agency services | HR services | Specialized tech initiatives
Mailing Address: 
7400 E Arapahoe Rd, Suite 75 Centennial, CO 80112
Country: 
United States
Generic Phone Number: 
303-422-1150
Staff Contacts: 
Jim Duncan; Executive Director | 303-422-1150 | jduncan@clicweb.org
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
423
Number of Affiliate Member Libraries: 
24
Types of Member Libraries: 
Academic
Public
Special
School
Number of Staff: 
12.00