Library and Information Resources Network (LIRN)

Consortial Abbreviation: 
LIRN
Slogan or Motto: 
Strengthening libraries for successful learning
Brief Description: 

LIRN is a nonprofit library service and content provider working to strengthen libraries for successful learning—so students can thrive in their academic careers and beyond.

We offer our members unrivaled value for resources, a team of caring library experts, and future-focused technology services.

We believe that all libraries deserve access to the technology and resources that enrich schools and empower students, regardless of size or budget. Whether you’re just beginning to build your school’s library, or whether you need an easy way to supplement existing resources—we’re here to help you create a future-ready learning experience.

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Electronic content licensing
Training
Other Functions: 
Proxy hosting for remote patron access; Federated search; Librarian staffing services
Mailing Address: 
25400 US Hwy 19 N Suite 220 Clearwater, FL 33763
Country: 
United States
Generic Phone Number: 
+1-727-536-0214
Fax: 
+1-727-530-3126
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
269
Types of Member Libraries: 
Academic
Special
School
Number of Staff: 
8.50