Chief Officers of State Library Agencies

Consortial Abbreviation: 
COSLA
Brief Description: 

COSLA is an independent organization of the chief officers of state and territorial agencies designated as holding responsibility for statewide library development.  At the heart of the organization is its mission to initiate, maintain and support cooperative action for the improvement of library services.  COSLA does this by providing leadership on issues of common concern and national interest, and by furthering state library agency relationships with state and federal governments, and national organizations.  COSLA's unique characteristics include its national reach, network of peers, cross-state lens, recognized leadership, and ability to act as an effective channel partner.

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Electronic content licensing
Interlibrary loan/document delivery
Preservation
Training
Other Functions: 
Policy and advocacy Community development
Mailing Address: 
201 East Main Street Suite 1405 Lexington, KY 40507
Country: 
United States
Generic Phone Number: 
001 859 514 9826
Staff Contacts: 
Timothy Cherubini Executive Director 001 859 514 9826 tcherubini@cosla.org
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
53
Number of Affiliate Member Libraries: 
0
Other Types of Members: 
U.S. State and Territory Library Agencies
Number of Staff: 
2.30