Orbis Cascade Alliance

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The Orbis Cascade Alliance is a consortium of 38 academic institutions in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.

The mission of the Alliance is to strengthen member libraries through collaboration in order to support the work of our students, faculty, staff, and researchers. Alliance members join together to enhance our services, share our information resources and expertise, enrich and preserve our collections, and develop library staff to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing information environment.

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Collections sharing
Electronic content licensing
Electronic content loading/presentation
Interlibrary loan/document delivery
Union lists/shared online catalogs
Other Functions: 
Digital services, conferences and workshops, services for archives and special collections.
Mailing Address: 
Orbis Cascade Alliance 2300 Oakmont Way Ste 112 Eugene, OR 97401
United States
Generic Phone Number: 
(541) 246-2470
(541) 246-2477
Staff Contacts: 
Maija Anderson, Interim Executive Director, manderson@orbiscascade.org (971) 373-6152 Elizabeth Duell, Events & Office Manager, eduell@orbiscascade.org, (541) 246-2470
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Approximately 280 non-members in seven western states participate in selected services.
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