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VIVA: The Virtual Library of Virginia

Delivering Value Equitably, Cooperatively, and Cost-Effectively

The Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) is the consortium of the nonprofit academic libraries within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Members include all of Virginia's state-assisted colleges and universities, as well as 31 private, nonprofit institutions and the Library of Virginia.  VIVA's mission is to provide, in an equitable, cooperative and cost-effective manner, enhanced access to library and information resources for the Commonwealth of Virginia's nonprofit academic libraries serving the higher education community.

Principal Consortial Functions
Collections sharing
Electronic content licensing
Interlibrary loan/document delivery