Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries

Consortial Abbreviation: 
CSAL
Slogan or Motto: 
Coordinated supply of electronic information for Swiss universities
Brief Description: 

The Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries obtains licenses for scientific resources (electronic journals, eBooks and databases). It offers a broad range of services and supports the efforts to establish a national open access strategy. It therefore plays an instrumental role in guaranteeing the quality and competitiveness of Switzerland as a university and research hub.

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Electronic content licensing
Training
Mailing Address: 
Konsortium der Schweizer Hochschulbibliotheken, c/o SLSP, Werdstr. 2, 8004 Zurich, Switzerland / Geographical address: Konsortium der Schweizer Hochschulbibliotheken, Badenerstr. 47, CH-8004 Zurich, Switzerland
Country: 
Switzerland
Generic Phone Number: 
NA
Staff Contacts: 
Head of consortium: Susanne Aerni, E-Mail: susanne.aerni@slsp.ch, Phone: +41 44 510 16 90
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
55
Types of Member Libraries: 
Academic
Special
Number of Staff: 
6.00