Collaborate for Shared Benefit - Value Shared Innovation

Be Intentional - Act with Integrity and Respect

The Orbis Cascade Alliance is a library consortium serving academic libraries in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. The Alliance runs a shared library management system and discovery interface, works on collective purchasing, facilitates access to unique and local collections, and coordinates resource sharing for our members.

Return on Investment

COVID-19 presented challenges for our members in FY21. The Alliance community responded quickly to adapt our services, provide budget relief to libraries, and expand digital content for teaching and research.

View the FY 2021 ROI Document

Strategic Plan

The plan aims to strengthen the core services and programs of the Alliance while promoting exploration of new services in areas of strategic importance. Creating the plan was a 16-month effort. The 2019-2024 Strategic Plan is available.