News and Events

This page focuses on the Partnership News and Events. See the More Information page for Shared Print in the News.


Shared Print on the Threshold: Looking Back and Forging the Future

Susan Stearns (Eastern Academic Scholars’ Trust) and Alison Wohlers (California Digital Library, University of California) have authored and article tracing the history of Shared Print programs and introducing the formation of the Partnership for Shared Book Collections which was published in Collaborative Librarianship on October 21, 2020. Citation: Stearns, Susan and Wohlers, Alison (2020) “Shared … Continue reading Shared Print on the Threshold: Looking Back and Forging the Future

Taking Shared Print to the Next Level

Susan Stearns , Matthew Revitt and Kirsten Leonard have authored an article about the Partnership which was published in the Journal of Library Administration on September 1, 2020.

Best Practices Working Group Webinar Recording Available

Officially launched in January of 2020, the Partnership for Shared Book Collections is a federation of monograph shared print programs with a mission of coordinating collaboration among shared print monograph initiatives. As part of the Partnership, the Best Practices Working Group has collaborated on the development of several best practices for shared print programs. This … Continue reading Best Practices Working Group Webinar Recording Available

We’re hiring – Program Coordinator

The Partnership is seeking a part time Program Coordinator. See the position description in the pdf below. NOTE: Application deadline of July 1, 2020.

Launch Press Release

Read the Press Release on the launching of the Partnership for Shared Book Collections.

Partnership Launches

The Partnership for Shared Book Collections formally launched at the Print Archive Network (PAN) Forum at ALA mid winter in Philadelphia. Read more about the Partnership in the January 2020 PAN report:

New wikipedia page on shared collections

The Partnership Outreach and Engagement Working Group, along with the assistance of Micheal Rodriguez, have penned a new Wikipedia page focused on Shared Collections: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collective_collections Kudos to those involved!

Join us at Midwinter 2020

Come learn more about the Parntership at the PAN Forum at Midwinter Date: Friday, January 24, 2020Time: 9 AM- 11:30 AMLocation: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 103-AProgram: Print Archive Network Forum (PAN)


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