The Orbis Cascade Alliance is a consortium of 37 Oregon and Washington colleges and universities that share a unified catalog named Summit. This service provides access to more than 28.7 million books, sound recordings, films, video tapes, government documents and more. To learn more about the Alliance, visit the Summit web site. To check out materials, current students, faculty, and staff from these libraries must have a local library record created at the UPS library. **Alumni from these consortium institutions are not eligible for library privileges at this time. However, they can purchase a community card to obtain privileges.
NAPCU (Northwest Association of Private Colleges and Universities) is a consortium of private colleges and universities in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, which provides free interlibrary loan between all member libraries and reciprocal borrowing agreement. Current students, faculty, and staff are eligible to check out materials at member institutions. NAPCU is also instrumental in giving libraries the chance to pursue grant opportunities for cooperative collection building.
PSAIL (Puget Sound Academic & Independent Libraries) libraries for consortium within NAPCU. Current students, faculty, and staff are eligible to check out materials at member institutions.