Interlibrary Loan: Affiliations
The Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) is a consortium of nonprofit academic libraries in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Resource sharing within the state increases cost-effectiveness and processing times for Interlibrary Loan units.
Major member institutions include:
Additionally, Virginia community colleges are members of VIVA.
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is a consortium of universities, colleges, and other research libraries. CRL has a wealth of archival newspapers, journals, documents from the Unites States and foreign governments, and theses/dissertations available from a world wide network.
CRL in conjunction with Linda Hall Library (LHL) are members of the RAPID ILL organization, and provide journal articles (not conference proceedings or monograph chapters) from their extensive collections.
The OCLC symbol for requests is CRL.
OCLC is a worldwide cooperative of over 16,000 libraries' catalog listings. Additionally, it provides the platform for the various libraries to request materials amongst themselves for Interlibrary loan purposes.