Lyrasis, a non-profit organization of libraries, museums and cultural heritage organizations provides information management, collections and technology primarily focused on digital content.
Professor Teri Koch, Collections Development Librarian, has been selected to serve on the newly created Academic Advisory Committee to provide guidance and advice to Lyrasis as it works with potential vendors, gains a deeper understanding of evolving academic library licensing needs and on future directions for the organization. Professor Koch is widely recognized as a leader in the development of electronic resources, innovative patron driven collection development application, and in establishing a cutting-edge shared collection model among five Iowa private and academic libraries.
The ability of the Library to purchase and license electronic resources is enhanced through participation in a variety of library consortia such as Lyrasis. Find out more about Lyrasis.