Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust

Consortial Abbreviation: 
EAST
Brief Description: 

EAST is a collaboration of academic and research libraries (numbering 79 as of June, 2020) that collaborate to protect and preserve print scholarly content, ensuring it can be accessed by future generations of learners, teachers, and scholars.
As of early 2020, EAST has retained just over 9 million monographs and 24,000 journal holdings across its membership. Access is provided through standard interlibrary loan as well as (in some cases) digitization of the content.
For more information on EAST see www.eastlibraries.org.

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Collections sharing
Interlibrary loan/document delivery
Other Functions: 
Shared print
Mailing Address: 
401 Edgewater Place Suite 600 Wakefield, MA 01880
Country: 
United States
Staff Contacts: 
Susan Stearns, Project Director - sstearns@blc.org phone: 617-584-7884 Mei Mendez, Project Manager - mmendez@blc.org
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
79
Types of Member Libraries: 
Academic
Special
Number of Staff: 
4.00