Our vision is to ensure the long-term preservation of, access to, and integrity of monographic print resources.
— Vision, Mission and Guiding Principles
The Rosemont Shared Print Alliance offers a similar focus to ensure the retention of and access to print journal backfiles. The two organizations are currently in the process of merging. Background information and updates on the progress of this work can be found on the Merging Shared Print Organizations page.
- Partnership PAN Report – January 2024
- Partnership Quarterly Report – October 2023
- Optimal Numbers of Monograph Copies Paper Published
By creating a collaborative collection which elevates the concept of a library collection to scale above a single institution, shared print programs help research libraries to fulfill their mission to preserve the scholarly record in an era of changing usage, limited funding, and space constraints.From “Top Trends in Academic Libraries“, College and Research Libraries News vol. 83, no. 6 (2022)
Interested in Joining the Partnership?
Many opportunities exist, from volunteering on working groups to program membership. Please Contact Us for more information or follow along by joining the “Interested” Google Group.