Who can join

The Consortium is open to the following as full members:

        University Libraries

        Technical University Libraries

        Polytechnic Libraries

        Colleges of Education Libraries

        Nursing and Midwifery College Libraries

        Research Libraries

        Special Libraries

        Other Consortia

        Other Tertiary Institution Libraries

       When necessary, affiliate membership shall be extended to libraries that do not fall under any of the categories stated above.



How to join

    Interested eligible institutions should contact CARLIGH by email via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  requesting information.  An application form will be sent to be completed, at which point CARLIGH will inform the potential new member of application fee, membership fee and Electronic resources subscription fee.



 Benefits of membership

       Provide access to key educational and research electronic resources at heavily discounted prices. 


      Training opportunities, especially in continuous professional development, for librarians, other information/knowledge workers and researchers looking for support in the scholarly communications cycle.  These are usually free to members. 


       Networking opportunities with colleague librarians and information/knowledge workers


       Technical Support in Library automation and establishment of Institutional Repository