The Library and Information Resources Network, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation formed in 1996, is a consortium of educational institutions that have joined together to share access to information resources.

LIRN® members enjoy the benefits of group purchasing, a centrally managed authentication gateway, on and off campus access for their students, as well as hosted proxy services, a powerful federated search solution, and our new consortium librarian service.

The LIRN® collection provides students with millions of peer-reviewed and full-text journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, e-books, podcasts, audio, and video resources to support their academic studies from ProQuest, Gale Cengage, EBSCO, eLibrary, Books24x7, and more, covering topics for General Education, Business, and Medical programs.

Read more about LIRN® and our products and services and how we can help you meet your institution's accreditation requirements in our downloadable information files.

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LIRN® has been providing group purchasing of online resources since 1997.

News & Announcements

  • 09 Sep 2015
    New ProQuest Platform Interface Updates - Big changes! Learn about updates to the ProQuest platform. The next webinar is scheduled for September 9th at 1PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 11 Sep 2015
    New ProQuest Platform Interface Updates - Big changes! Learn about updates to the ProQuest platform. The next webinar is scheduled for September 11th at 1PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/
  • 15 Sep 2015
    ProQuest Health Resources Learn about ProQuest resources for research in health and medicine. The next webinar is scheduled for September 15th at 1PM Eastern. Sign up at the LIRN Training page: http://www.lirn.net/training/

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