Library Partnerships and Consortium


What We Do

ACC Library Services participates in various partnerships, including these examples:

TexShare: ACC Library Services participates in TexShare, a library resource sharing program. Please review the ACC Library TexShare policy prior to use.

OCLC: ACC Library Services participates in OCLC, a global library cooperative that provides shared technology services, original research and community programs for its membership and the library community at large. Services include use of cooperative and Library of Congress bibliographic metadata records, Collection Analysis tools, access to Worldcat.org, and Interlibrary Loan services.

Abilene Library Consortium: ACC Library Services is a member of the Abilene Library Consortium (ALC), a regional nonprofit organization for all types of libraries, museums, and information organizations. The ALC enables partnerships and collaborations, offering digital, virtual and in-person services and resources including library information systems, digitization, and expert consulting. Specifically, ACC subscribes to the EBSCO Discovery module which increases discovery of and access to our resources for student, faculty and staff success.

Amigos: ACC Library Services participates in Amigos Library Services, a non-profit, 501(c)3 member-based organization, with a mission to unite libraries in service to their communities. Amigos is one of the largest consortia of libraries in the nation, providing continuing education, member discounts, courier service, and association management.

Volunteer Opportunities; Internship/Practicum Opportunities:

ACC Library Services does not accept volunteer workers within Library Services in either public service or support service areas. Although we have at times accepted applications for learning opportunities which fulfill credit and non-credit course requirements at the certificate, undergraduate and/or Master's level - given current ACC Library Services projects, new environments, new and remodeled campuses and the large numbers of new employees - we will not be accepting applications for learning opportunities (class projects, internships, field experiences, etc.). Any questions regarding these opportunities should be directed to Library Services Dean, Dr. Julie Todaro at jtodaro@austincc.edu.

College Bound Seniors: ACC faculty librarians have participated in college transition/preparedness programs offered by local high schools. Example -- Librarians from the Cypress Creek Campus Library have presented the "ACC Libraries - Top 10 Things You Need to Know" to Cedar Park High School seniors planing to attend college.