New Members

We are happy to welcome new members to the LYRASIS community.
  • Archdiocese of Denver
  • ArtCenter College of Design
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
  • Brevard College
  • California State University-Monterey Bay
  • Industrial Archives and Library
  • Lee College (returning member)
  • Longwood Gardens, Inc.
  • SBC-Scientific & Biomedical Information Centre
  • Wellcome Trust
New Leaders Circle Members

Welcome also to our new Leaders Circle members. The Leaders Circle is a new level of LYRASIS membership designed to keep your institution at the cutting edge of new programs, technologies and services. Click here to learn more about the Leaders Circle.

  • Alabama State University
  • Atlanta University Center
  • Brigham Young University
  • Butler University
  • Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
  • Georgia Public Library Service
  • Idaho Commission for Libraries
  • Indiana State University
  • Indiana University – Bloomington
  • Indiana University East
  • Indiana University Kokomo
  • Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
  • Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Purdue University
  • Roanoke College Library
  • Temple University
  • Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • University of Memphis
  • University of Michigan (New member in general and Leaders Circle)
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Valparaiso University
  • Wellcome Trust
  • Winston-Salem State University
The Catalyst Fund – $100,000 for New Ideas and Projects

LYRASIS is proud to announce the Catalyst Fund – a $100,000 award program to fund new ideas and projects by LYRASIS members. The Catalyst Fund is a new membership benefit and will be administered by the LYRASIS Leaders Circle. It was designed as a direct result of member requests for expertise, collaboration and perspective, and all projects resulting from the Catalyst Fund will be shared at next year’s Member Summit. Click here to learn more about the Catalyst Fund.

Introducing LYRASIS Open Access Champions

LYRASIS is proud to support the open knowledge movement through 4 innovative programs that facilitate the creation of new content in an Open Access.

We could not be successful without robust support from the library community, including LYRASIS members, who support at least one of these programs. Click here to see the full list of OA Champions.


As the calendar year winds down, the LYRASIS Licensing Team wanted to remind you of some of our great offers that are expiring this month. You can find a complete list of our offers on the LYRASIS New & Special Offers Page. Please visit the respective product page or contact your Member Representative for more information or to request a quote.

Expiring Soon

  • 18 months for the price of 12
  • Deadline is December 31, 2016
  • New Participants Offer: Additional 5% off for new e-Duke Scholarly Books participants that commit by December 15th, 2016
  • The More the Merrier Offer: Discount up to 15% based on final number of participants as of February 28, 2017
  • Both offers apply to 2008-2017 annual package purchases and e-Duke Books Archive (pre-2008 titles)

e-Duke Scholarly Books Subject Collection

  • New Subject Collections Available: Gender Studies and Latin American Studies
  • New Participants Offer: Additional 5% off for new e-Duke Scholarly Books participants that commit by December 15, 2016
  • The More the Merrier Offer: Discount up to 15% based on final number of participants as of February 28, 2017

Music Magazine Archive Collections

  • Pre-publication one-time purchase offer from NA Publishing, Inc.
  • Music Magazine Archive Collections: Rock, Folk, and Hip Hop and Rap
  • 20% off list price if two of the collections are purchased
  • 30% off list price if all three collections are purchased
  • 10% of the profits from MMA will be committed to a planned open access music zines project with partners Bowling Green State University and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
  • Deadline extended to December 31, 2016

Oxford University Press Scholarship Online

  • Libraries can purchase any combination of 23 publishers or 31 subjects by year of online release from 2014 through 2017
  • All libraries receive at least 25% off list price
  • Additional 5% discount on all orders made by December 15, 2016
  • Deeply discounted 2017 Springer Nature e-book Collections, with 20 subject collections spanning humanities, social sciences, and sciences (includes Palgrave titles)
  • Available to new customers and libraries that have not purchased the collection of interest since 2015
  • DRM free
  • 20% off individual subject collections for new and existing customers
  • For complete collection for new customers, discounts starting at 30% off list price
  • Additional “Pick 10” purchasing option for subject collections available for non-doctoral institutions
  • Multi-year license option available with specially negotiated controlled price cap
  • Depending on participating institutions by August 31, 2016, up to 40% off archive collections
  • Expires December 31, 2016

2nd Friday

Second Fridays is a long-standing LYRASIS series by LYRASIS members for LYRASIS members. Join us on the second Friday of each month to attend a presentation by a LYRASIS member on a topic of interest.

12/9 Research Help Now: An Easy to Navigate Reference Tool with Tallahassee Community College and Florida State University

1/13 My Resolution: Less Paper Around the Office with Birmingham Southern College

Holiday Hours
We hope you enjoy the season and have a happy new year.
Our offices will be closed December 26 – January 2, 2017 and will re-open on January 3, 2017.