The Research Collections and Preservation Consortium (ReCAP)

Program Description

ReCAP consists of a preservation repository and resource sharing services, jointly owned and operated by Columbia University, The New York Public Library and Princeton University, and located on Princeton University's Forrestal Campus. More than thirteen million items are currently in ReCAP's care and used to fulfill approximately 250,000 requests for materials each year, from its partners and from libraries around the world.

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Program Details

Operating Details

  • MOU URL: none
  • Archive Type: Print
  • Status: Operational
  • Format Archived: Mixed
  • Selection: Institutions may deposit library materials into the facility for individual Institution collections or for the Shared Collection. Institution collections are those that are 1) available to all ReCAP partners but for which no retention commitment has been m
  • Retention Period: Permanent
  • Ownership: Original owner
Archive Category Completeness Validation Condition Validation Member Access Nonmember Access