Memberships & Consortia

Franklin University Nationwide Library partners with state, national, and international library organizations to provide our customers enhanced access to resources.


The Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK) is a consortium of 121 Ohio higher education and research libraries and the State Library of Ohio that work together to provide Ohio students, faculty and researchers the information they need for teaching and research. Serving more than 600,000 students, faculty, and staff, OhioLINK and its member libraries provide access to:

  • nearly 50 million books and other library materials
  • millions of electronic articles
  • over 150 electronic research databases
  • more than 100,000 eBooks
  • thousands of images, videos and sounds
  • nearly 50,000 theses and dissertations from Ohio students

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OHIONET is a library membership organization of academic, public, school, and special libraries in Ohio, West Virginia, and western Pennsylvania. OHIONET is a member-funded, 501(c)(3) corporation.

Innovative Users Group

The Innovative Users Group (IUG) was founded in 1991 as an international organization of member libraries that use the Innovative Interfaces, Inc. integrated library software. It is an independent organization from Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

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