The Consortium provides services that further the educational goals of its member libraries by providing shared state-of-the-art library systems and collaboratively-developed collections. These Consortium-wide services develop and sustain cooperative initiatives, goals and training that enhance collections, systems and services for member libraries.
The Consortium also provides contracting agent services for its member libraries with vendors. These contracting services include negotiations with vendors for discounted consortium-wide pricing for shared hardware, software, databases and electronic resources for member libraries. These services also include negotiating license agreements and contracts with vendors for access to electronic resources that may be subject to copyright law.