LIBRAS, Inc. is a consortium of 18 private college and university libraries located in the Chicago metropolitan area. Together, we focus on promoting library cooperation, continuing education, networking and the sharing of knowledge amongst our membership.
The purpose of LIBRAS shall be to promote interlibrary cooperation and networking in ways that enhance the capability of member libraries to advance the academic programs of their parent institutions. To this end, LIBRAS shall:
- Promote access, both bibliographic and physical, to the holdings of member libraries
- Promote continuing education and the sharing of knowledge among staff of member libraries
- Promote networking among individual staff members on subjects of mutual interest, and
- Promote the use of technology in ways that will be of maximum benefit to member libraries.
Learn more about LIBRAS by reading the Strategic Plan (2005)