Networking and Consortia Management Techniques

  • Rama Nand Malviya
  • Anil Kumar
Keywords: Networking, library consortia, consortia management, OCLC, e -journals


A single library has limitations of maintaining books/documents/journals and other materials demanded by its client or users. To overcome these types of problems, cooperation among the libraries was initiated and a new concept “Library Consortium” came into existence with a wide coverage. The paper describes the concept of library consortia, networking and consortia management techniques and future of consortia efforts.

How to Cite
Malviya, R. N., & Kumar, A. (1). Networking and Consortia Management Techniques. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, 27(3), 21-30.