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Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries
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The Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries is an association of a number of libraries in Colorado and Wyoming.
Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries
Established1974
LocationColorado; Wyoming
Website
www.coalliance.org
Purpose
The Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries was established in 1974. One major purpose of the Alliance is to share resources and provide the best terms and price to its members by group purchasing.[1] Projects of the Alliance over the years include:
Prospector also provides a faster and more convenient mechanism for interlibrary loans from member libraries, which can be ordered by patrons directly from the catalog.
CARL and UnCover
CARL started as a character-based access system to resources, in particular catalogs of participating libraries as they were being computerized, available via dialup long before the advent of World Wide Web. The CARL system eventually included a subset of Dialog. The flagship CARL product was UnCover, an article index database. UnCover provides free article search and access to the article text for a fee. CARL was spun off in 1988[5] into a for-profit company, later owned by Knight-Ridder[6] and then Dialog[7] before becoming briefly Uncover, Inc. In 2000, UnCover has been acquired by Ingenta[8] and is now accessible as a part of Ingentaconnect.[9]
Member libraries
These libraries are members of the Alliance:
LibraryUniversity
Arthur Lakes LibraryColorado School of Mines
Auraria LibraryCommunity College of Denver
Metropolitan State University of Denver
University of Colorado Denver - Denver Campus
CSU LibrariesColorado State University
Denver Public LibraryN/A
Douglas County LibrariesN/A
Health Sciences LibraryUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
Jefferson County LibraryN/A
Kraemer Family LibraryUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Penrose LibraryUniversity of Denver
Regis LibrariesRegis University
Tomlinson LibraryColorado Mesa University
Tutt LibraryColorado College
University LibrariesUniversity of Colorado at Boulder
UNC LibrariesUniversity of Northern Colorado
UW LibrariesUniversity of Wyoming
References
  1. ^ Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries home page. Retrieved April 2007.
  2. ^ http://prospector.coalliance.org/
  3. ^ http://goldrush.coalliance.org/
  4. ^ https://www.coalliance.org/software/digital-repository
  5. ^ Knight-Ridder to acquire UnCover (Leticia Alvarez) SERIALST: Serials in Libraries Discussion Forum, 1995
  6. ^ A new day dawns: KRI acquires CARL. (Knight-Ridder Information), Searcher, September, 1995
  7. ^ Dialog Sells Carl And Uncover To Ward Shaw, Online Newsletter, March, 1999
  8. ^ Ingenta plc 2000 Annual Report Archived 2008-08-29 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ http://www.ingentaconnect.com
External links
Official website

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