Adventist Library Information Cooperative

Consortial Abbreviation: 
ALICE
Brief Description: 

The Adventist Library Information Cooperative (ALICE) functions as a service of the Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians (ASDAL) and reports to each annual meeting of ASDAL.

 

ALICE exists for the benefit of Seventh-day Adventist institutional libraries that become Member Libraries of the Cooperative.

 

The purpose of ALICE is to facilitate group purchases and database licensing for member Seventh-day Adventist College and University libraries. Its Projects Manager is responsible for negotiating contracts with electronic information vendors that will allow the member libraries to extend access to electronic information resources to their respective clienteles in their library buildings, across their campuses, and to their extension students in the most cost-effective way possible.

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Electronic content licensing
Mailing Address: 
ALICE c/o Carolyn Gaskell, ALICE Projects Manager, Director of Libraries, Walla Walla University, 104 S. College Ave. College Place, WA 99324
Country: 
Multi-country
Generic Phone Number: 
1-509-527-2107
Fax: 
1-509-527-2001
Staff Contacts: 
Volunteer Staff: Chair, Paulette Johnson, Oakwood University (Alabama, USA) Projects Manager, Carolyn Gaskell, Walla Walla University (Washington, USA) Treasurer, Lawrence Onsager, Andrews University (Michigan, USA) ; Secretary, Lee Marie Wisel, Washington Adventist University (Maryland, USA)
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
18
Number of Affiliate Member Libraries: 
0
Types of Member Libraries: 
Academic
Number of Staff: 
4.00