Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) Shared Collection

Program Description

WRLC is a consortium of nine university libraries in the Washington DC area, with a shared library storage facility containing over two million volumes and with a capacity of three million volumes. Journals deposited in the shared facility become shared copies and no duplicate volumes may be deposited. The WRLC shared journals constitute a de facto archive for these materials.

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Program Details

Operating Details

  • MOU URL:
  • Archive Type: Print
  • Status: Operational
  • Format Archived: Mixed
  • Selection: The WRLC Preservation Advisory Committee policies and procedures: http://aladinrc.wrlc.org/bitstream/handle/1961/3985/ALADIN-RCpolicies.pdf?sequence=1
  • Retention Period: Permanent
  • Ownership: Transfers to Program/Consortium
Archive Category Completeness Validation Condition Validation Member Access Nonmember Access
Not specified Not specified Electronic or physical delivery No access