Canadian University Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement (CURBA)
CAAL-CBPA participates in CURBA, which provides reciprocal borrowing privileges to CAAL-CBPA students, faculty and staff at universities and colleges across the country. To participate in the program, you need a valid university ID and borrowing card. Review the Procedure for Implementing CURBA Borrowing Cards to learn how cards are processed at CAAL-CBPA Member libraries.
Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN)
The Canadian Research Knowledge Network is a partnership of Canadian universities dedicated to expanding digital content for the academic research enterprise in Canada.
Consortia Canada is an informal group of library consortia representing all library types - public, post-secondary, health, special, and K-12 schools - working together to license electronic resources that are useful and relevant to members across the country. Consortia Canada's primary goal is to contribute to the collection and organization of information and knowledge in digital form for the benefit of all Canadians.
Resource Sharing Agreement
In October 2019, CAAL-CBPA, COPPUL, OCUL, and BCI updated its Resource Sharing Agreement, which extends reciprocal interlibrary loan/document delivery privileges.
CAAL-CBPA and COPPUL Memorandum of Understanding
In April 2020, CAAL-CBPA and COPPUL signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a framework for collaboration between the two consortia with the objectives of sharing expertise and knowledge, and building capacity.