Institutional Memberships

American Library Association

ALA is the oldest and largest library association in the world.


Non-profit, membership-based library service network.


ArchivesSpace is an open source archives information management application.


A service for registered researchers to share work in progress and accepted manuscripts with their peers online, without access restrictions, thereby accelerating communication with their peers.

Association of Research Libraries

Non-profit membership organization of select research libraries and archives in major public and private universities, federal government agencies, and large public institutions in Canada and the US.

Center for Research Libraries (CRL)

An international consortium of university, college, and independent research libraries that supports original research and inspired teaching in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences by preserving and making available to scholars a wealth of rare and uncommon primary source materials from all world regions.

Coalition for Networked Information (CNI)

Supports the transformative promise of digital information technology for the advancement of scholarly communication and the enrichment of intellectual productivity.

Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions (COAPI)

Brings together representatives from North American universities with established faculty open access policies and those in the process of developing such policies.

Consortium of College and University Media Centers (CCUMC)

Provides leadership and a forum for information exchange to the providers of media content, academic technology, and support for quality teaching and learning at institutions of higher education.

Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)

Forges strategies to enhance research, teaching, and learning environments in collaboration libraries, cultural heritage institutions, and communities of higher learning.

Denton Chamber of Commerce

Organizations dedicated to the economic growth and sustainability of the Denton business community.

Digital Library Federation (DLF)

Community of practitioners who advance research, learning, and the public good through digital library technologies.


COUNTER provides the Code of Practice that enables publishers and vendors to report usage of their electronic resources in a consistent way


Not-for-profit membership organization for scholarly publishing working to make content easy to find, link, cite and assess.

Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC)

Library consortium based in the Cross Timbers region of the United States.

Innovative Users Group (IUG)

International organization of member libraries who used the Innovative Interfaces, Inc. integrated library software.

International Council on Archives (ICA)

The International Council on Archives (ICA) is dedicated to the effective management of records and the preservation, care and use of the world’s archival heritage through its representation of records and archive professionals across the globe.

International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC)

Membership organization dedicated to improving the tools, standards and best practices of web archiving while promoting international collaboration and the broad access and use of web archives for research and cultural heritage.

Library Publishing Coalition (LPC)

Fosters collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and the development of common practices for library publishers.

Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe (LOCKSS)

Provides libraries and publishers with award-winning, low-cost, open source digital preservation tools to preserve and provide access to persistent and authoritative digital content.

Music Treasures Consortium

The Music Treasures Consortium provides online access to the world’s most valued music manuscripts and print materials, held at the most renowned music archives, in order to further research and scholarship.

Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO)

A part of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging in which members contribute authority records, uniform titles, and series headings to the Library of Congress Authority File.

National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA)

A consortium of organizations committed to the long-term preservation of digital information.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)

International organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations.

NorthEast Research Libraries (NERL)

Foster and support institutions by coordinating and negotiating for electronic resources.

NISO Library Standards Alliance

Supports the development work of the National Information Standards Organization and keeps members up to date on NISO national and international standards activities.


A global library cooperative.


A network of institutions in higher education committed to access, affordability, and student success through the use of open educational resources and practices.


A non-profit organization dedicated to uniquely identifying contributors to research, scholarship, and innovation across disciplines, borders, and time.

Public Knowledge Project

PKP is a multi-university initiative developing (free) open source software and conducting research to improve the quality and reach of scholarly publishing

Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)

Global coalition committed to adoption of policies and practices that advance Open Access, Open Data, and Open Education.

Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC)

TexShare/SCELC Partner Program intended to provide universities in Texas the opportunity to license electronic resources not currently available through the TexShare program.

Technical Report Archive and Image Library (TRAIL)

Ensure preservation, discoverability, and persistent open access to government technical publications regardless of form or format.

Texas Digital Library (TDL)

Consortium of Texas higher education institutions that builds capacity for preserving, managing, and providing access to unique digital collections.

Texas Library Association (TLA)

TLA is the largest state library association in the U.S. Its 7,000+ members are employed in all types of libraries: academic, public, school, and special. TLA’s membership also includes library vendors and citizens who support libraries as trustees, members of Friends of the Library organizations, and library users.

Texas Press Association

Promotes the welfare of Texas newspapers.


Consortium of Texas libraries joining together to share print and electronic materials, purchase online resources, and combine staff expertise.

United States Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association (USETDA)

Supports ETD professionals and initiatives at a local, national and international level by enhancing operations in the workplace, advancing ETD technologies and support, and enriching ETD professions.