About Us

Welcome to The Rosemont Shared Print Alliance

 

Over the past 10 years and across North America, academic and research libraries have come together to engage in collaborative print journal archiving programs. These groups have various regional configurations, collection strategies and operational models. However, they all share the common goals of retaining and providing access to print journal backfiles and creating local opportunities to reclaim space. These programs have gained a great deal of “know how” and developed elements of the decision-support software necessary to support retention and gap filling decisions. 

The Rosemont Shared Print Alliance is a collaboration of regional programs interested in coordinating their efforts on a larger scale to ensure the retention of and access to print journal backfiles. Current participants include: