American Library Association

ALA is the oldest and largest library association in the world.

Amigos

Non-profit, membership-based library service network.

ArchivesSpace

ArchivesSpace is an open source archives information management application.

Center for Research Libraries (CRL)

An international consortium of university, college, and independent research libraries that supports original research and inspired teaching in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences by preserving and making available to scholars a wealth of rare and uncommon primary source materials from all world regions. 

Coalition for Networked Information (CNI)

Supports the transformative promise of digital information technology for the advancement of scholarly communication and the enrichment of intellectual productivity.

Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions (COAPI)

Brings together representatives from North American universities with established faculty open access policies and those in the process of developing such policies.

Consortium of College and University Media Centers (CCUMC)

Provides leadership and a forum for information exchange to the providers of media content, academic technology, and support for quality teaching and learning at institutions of higher education.

Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)

Forges strategies to enhance research, teaching, and learning environments in collaboration libraries, cultural heritage institutions, and communities of higher learning.

Digital Library Federation (DLF)

Community of practitioners who advance research, learning, and the public good through digital library technologies. 

COUNTER

COUNTER provides the Code of Practice that enables publishers and vendors to report usage of their electronic resources in a consistent way

CrossRef

Not-for-profit membership organization for scholarly publishing working to make content easy to find, link, cite and assess.

Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC)

Library consortium based in the Cross Timbers region of the United States.

Innovative Users Group (IUG)

International organization of member libraries who used the Innovative Interfaces, Inc. integrated library software.

International Council on Archives (ICA)

The International Council on Archives (ICA) is dedicated to the effective management of records and the preservation, care and use of the world's archival heritage through its representation of records and archive professionals across the globe.

International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC)

Membership organization dedicated to improving the tools, standards and best practices of web archiving while promoting international collaboration and the broad access and use of web archives for research and cultural heritage. 

Knowledge Unlatched (KU)

The Knowledge Unlatched model is where many libraries from around the world share the payment of a publisher fees in return for a book being made available in Open Access.

Library Publishing Coalition (LPC)

Fosters collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and the development of common practices for library publishers.

Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe (LOCKSS)

Provides libraries and publishers with award-winning, low-cost, open source digital preservation tools to preserve and provide access to persistent and authoritative digital content.

Luminos

University of California Press’ new Open Access publishing program for monographs.

MetaArchive

Digital preservation network created and hosted by memory organizations.

National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA)

A consortium of organizations committed to the long-term preservation of digital information.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)

International organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations. 

NorthEast Research Libraries (NERL)

Foster and support institutions by coordinating and negotiating for electronic resources.

NISO Library Standards Alliance

Supports the development work of the National Information Standards Organization and keeps members up to date on NISO national and international standards activities.

Open Book Publishers

Non-profit independent publisher that relies on sales and donations to continue publishing high-quality and free to read titles.

Open Textbook Network

A network of institutions committed to access, affordability, and student success through open textbooks.

ORCID

A non-profit organization dedicated to uniquely identifying contributors to research, scholarship, and innovation across disciplines, borders, and time.

Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)

Global coalition committed to adoption of policies and practices that advance Open Access, Open Data, and Open Education.

Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics (SCOAP3)‚Äč

Partnership of over three thousand libraries, key funding agencies and research centers that converts key journals in the field of High-Energy Physics to Open Access at no cost for authors.

Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC)

TexShare/SCELC Partner Program intended to provide universities in Texas the opportunity to license electronic resources not currently available through the TexShare program.

Technical Report Archive and Image Library (TRAIL)

Ensure preservation, discoverability, and persistent open access to government technical publications regardless of form or format.

Texas Digital Library (TDL)

Consortium of Texas higher education institutions that builds capacity for preserving, managing, and providing access to unique digital collections.

Texas Press Association

Promotes the welfare of Texas newspapers.

TexShare

Consortium of Texas libraries joining together to share print and electronic materials, purchase online resources, and combine staff expertise.

United States Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association (USETDA)

Supports ETD professionals and initiatives at a local, national and international level by enhancing operations in the workplace, advancing ETD technologies and support, and enriching ETD professions.