A non-profit membership organization, LYRASIS was established in April 2009 with a collective history of legacy networks that dates back to 1936. LYRASIS continues its mission of supporting information professionals by offering creative solutions and increased savings opportunities.

With a diverse membership and large in scale, LYRASIS works closely with library and cultural heritage organization professionals and their staff to build and maintain valued relationships, making frequent connections with site visits, conferences and e-communications.

Our Mission
LYRASIS supports enduring access to our shared academic, scientific and cultural heritage through leadership in open technologies, content ​services, digital solutions and collaboration with archives, libraries, museums and knowledge communities worldwide.​​​

Communication, Impact, Respect, Collaboration, Service

Strategic Plan

  • LYRASIS will help its members succeed by working with them to identify their needs, issues and challenges and providing products, services and learning experiences to address them.

  • LYRASIS will help its members succeed by providing leadership in and opportunities for innovation and sustainability and facilitating their pursuit of a preferred future

More About LYRASIS:

Governance and Board of Trustees

Meet the Leadership Team

Meet the Member Outreach Team

View LYRASIS press releases

Read and subscribe to the LYRASIS Newsletter, LYRASIS News

Strategic Plan

LYRASIS Financial Results