OCLC profiled groups

View the list of OCLC's profiled groups.

What are profiled groups?

OCLC's profiled groups are lists of OCLC symbols for libraries associated by geography, membership in an organization, subject matter, or other attribute to enable efficient resource sharing. The largest profiled group is Libraries Very Interested in Sharing (LVIS).

Available with ILLiad, Tipasa, or WorldShare ILL, you can use profiled groups to identify borrowing and lending partners. Profiled groups can be used along with your custom holdings groups for when creating Custom Holdings Paths, setting up automations with the Automated Request Manager, or manually building lender strings on the Holdings screen.

To be added or removed from a profiled group, contact the member organization or email oclcresourcesharing@oclc.org.

List of profiled groups

For lists of OCLC symbols within each of these groups, see the OCLC Policies Directory.

Group Symbol Group Name
A$IL Reaching Across Illinois Lib Sys Group/East Peoria
A@CS Associated College of the South
AACL Ames Area Cooperative Library
ABUL Abilene Library Consortium
AFSO Air Force Special Operations Command
AGCU Affinity Group of Colleges & University
AL@N Arkansas Library Online Network
ALPU Aclcp Union List of Serials
AMBC Amigos Western Resource Sharing Agreement
AMGS Amigos Resource Sharing Agreement Signers
AMIL Amical Inter Lending
ARCH Atlanta Region Council for Higher Educational
ARKL Arkansas Libraries
ASRL ASRL (ASN of Southeastern Research Libr)
ASVU Arkansas Union List of Serials
ATUG American Theological Users Group
AUNZ Libraries in Australia/New Zealand
AZ@N Aznet, Arizona Library Online Network
BCIG PBUQ (Partenariat des bibliothèques universitaires du Québec) & BaNQ
BCRC BCR Interlibrary Loan Code Signers
BGCS Black Gold Cooperative Library System
BH#L Botanical & Horticultural Resource Sharing
BNGG Binghamton University Library Group
BNUL Bloomington & Normal Cooperative Union List of Serials
BRDR Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation Group
BSEC Blue Sky Express
BWRI Broward County Region Interlibrary Loan
BWUL Waco Union List of Serials
CAOS Washington Research Library Consortium, WRLC
CAQU Cooperative Library System, Central Association of Library
CAYU Chicago Area Theological Library Association, CATLA
CDGA BCR Group Access Project
CDKU Capital District Library Council, CDLC, Union List of Serials
CDNG Canadian libraries-Bibliothèques canadiennes
CG@H Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton Group Access
CGSA California Group for Series Access
CH#P Chicago Public School
CI#C Big Ten Academic Alliance
CIUL Chicago Area Theological School Union List
CKMO Cokamo
CL$A California State Library
CL@N Christian Library Association Network
CLUL Chile Public Library Union List Group
CMKC Chemeketa Cooperative WorldShare ILL Referral Group
CNRL The Combined Regions (CONARLS)
CNYG Central New York Library Research Council
CNZL Connecticut Union List of Serials
COSL Cosell
CRIU Center for Research Library Union List of Serials
CRLG Center for Research Library Group/Linda Hall Library
CSUC Consorci CSUC
CTYU City University of New York Union List of Serials
CVGL Central Virginia Union List of Serials
D#SG Danish Serials Group
D@PL Reaching Across Illinois Lib Sys/Geneva
DCCC Pennsylvania District CTRS Union List
DELB Delaware County Library System Borrowing Management Center
DLNT Dalnet
EAST Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust Shared Print Program
EBOK EBOK - Whole Ebook Lending
ECAU Capital Area Network Union List of Serials
EP$C Epscor States Information Network
EQ$Y Detroit Cooperative Catalog Group Access
EURO Academic Libraries in Europe
EWMU Michigan Library Consortium Union List of Serials
EZ@Z Mid-Michigan Library League Union Catalog
FEDL Federal Library & Information Center Group Access
FILM Libraries supplying AV materials free of charge
FLIN Florida Library Information Network
FR$B Federal Reserve Banks Network
FS@W FirstSearch In Wisconsin & Minnesota
FTAB Tampa Bay Library Consortium Group Access
GC@N Canadian Library In OCLC
GL$D Georgia Online Database
GM#L Greater Midwest Regional Medical Library Network
GNYS New York Statewide Group Access
GS#P Global Sharing Program
GWLA Greater Western Library Alliance
HCLG Houghton College Library Union List Group
HR#L Hampton Roads Union List of Serials
HT@L Reaching Across Illinois Lib Sys/Shorewood
HTSP HathiTrust Retention Libraries
HWSU Hobart & William Smith Union List / Catalog Agnt Group
IALI Academic Library of Indiana
IC@N International Coalition on Newspapers
IDAH ShareIdaho
IDSZ IDS Project
IHLS Illinois Heartland Library System
IL#O International Labor Organization
ILLD OCLC Training & ILLiad Participant
ILSU Indiana Libraries
IM@G Iowa Multi-Type Access Group, Image
IP@L Inland Pacific Ballet Academy Library
IPBA Jenner & Block
IWIR Iowa Regents Library
KBIL OCLC Knowledge Base
KBWC OCLC Research Sharing / Knowledge Base Part
KL#N Kentucky Library Network
KTBA Kentucky Community & Technical College System, KCTCS
KULU Kansas Union List of Serials
L#WA Illinois Heartland Lib Sys/Carterville
L@SM South Metropolitan Regional Higher Education Consortium
L@TL Illinois Heartland Lib Sys/Champaign Union List
LA#G Louisiana Group Access Project
LAIL Libraries Australia ILL
LAND NY3Rs Association, Inc
LAUL Louisiana Union List
LB@S Libras
LEGL Legend Legal Electronic Network Database
LIAU Libraries in Australia
LINK Linkuk Group
LINZ Libraries in New Zealand
LLLL LVIS libraries with loan periods of 12+ weeks
LONG Libraries with loan periods of 12+ weeks
LPAU Pennsylvania Law Library Cooperative
LQCA Illinois Heartland Lib Sys/Edwardsville
LQRS Reaching Across Illinois Libraries/Rails
LSTR Library Sharing Transportation Research
LTBA Libraries Together and by Association
LTQR Latin American Research Research Project
LVIS Libraries Very Interested in Sharing
LVUL Lehigh Valley Association of Independent College
LYAC Lynchburg Area Library Cooperative Union List of Serials
M#RA Massachusetts Library System
MALA Mid-America Library Alliance
MCLN Mountain College Library Network
MDIC Maryland Independent College & University Association Libraries
MERL Mobius Merlin Cluster
MIGC Michigan Libraries Statewide
MIGI Missouri Interlibrary Loan Group
MLNB Massachusetts Library System Borrowing Management Center
MM#C Mississippi Library Commission
MO#L Mid-Ohio Health Science Library Association
MOBI Mobius Missouri
MRDG Massachusetts Regional Delivery Group
N@VY Consortium of Navy Library
N8IA Reaching Across Illinois Lib Sys/Rockford
NAAL Network of Alabama Academic Libraries (NAAL)
NAUL Alabama Union List of Serials
NC$A North Carolina Online Union Catalog
NC@N North Carolina & Nebraska Group Access
NCAL Norcal
NE#N Northeast Florida Library Information Network
NE$A Nebraska State Database
NE@R Northeast Group Access
NEAU Neomarl, NE Ohio Major Academy & Research Library
NEUL New England Union List & Group Access Center
NGAG NextGen Analytics Group
NJ@S New Jersey Sharepac Group
NLCO New England Law Libraries
NLEX New England Law Libraries Expanded
NLNP Dutch Libraries Non-Profit
NLTP Dutch Libraries
NM@X Newmexus / New Mexico Group Access
NO$$ NELINET Online Code $igner$
NRFG Northern New York Library Network
NS#L Reaching Across Illinois Lib Sys/Wheeling
NTBC North Bay Cooperative Library
NTWK Minitex Group Access
NWGA Northwest Group Access Program
NWLI North West Libraries Inter-lending Partnership (NWLIP)
NYME New York City Region Union List of Serials
NYRN New York State Region Newspaper Repositories
NYTG New York Institute of Technology Group
NYUL New York Consolidated Uls
NYWU Western New York Union List of Serials
OBRL Oberlin Group
OCAC Orbis Cascade Alliance Collection Manager
OCUG OCUL (Ontario Council of University Libraries)
OCUL Oakland County Union List of Serials
OGLU Serials In Ohio Union List
OIU# OCLC ISO Interlibrary Loan Protocol Users
OLNK Ohiolink Consortium
OSUS Libraries outside of the U.S.
OTIS Group Access In Oklahoma
PAOS Paisano Consortium of Library Union List of Serials
PAPL Pennsylvania Public Library Non District Center
PASU Pennsylvania Union List of Serials
PG@A Pasadena Group
PINE Public Information Network for Electric Services, Pines
PL@A Panhandle Library Access Network
PLCL Pinnacle Library Cooperative
RBDA Reaching Across Illinois Lib System/Coal Valley Group
RCHW Mobius Archway Cluster
RFBP Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program
RHLN Rhode Island Library Network
RMET Metro Region Group Access
RNYG Rochester Region Research Library Council
ROHN Rural Ohio Valley Health Science Library Network
ROLL Illinois Heartland Lib Sys/Decatur UL
RRGC Capital District Library Council
RSUN SUNY Union List of Serials & Interlibrary Loan Group
S#RE Share Capcon Group Access Project Group Access
S6WL Southwest Florida Library Network
SABI Sabinet GAC
SAIL San Antonio Colleges Group
SC$D South Carolina Library Database
SC@M South Central Academy Medical Library Consortium
SCAT Southern California Theological Library Association
SCKB South Central Kansas Library System Borrowing Management Center
SCLC SCELC RILL Participants
SE@L Southeast Florida Library Information Network
SECU SEC Libraries
SEOB SEO Borrowing Management Center
SHNC North Carolina Health & Science Library
SHRP Shared Print Archiving GAC
SHRS Shares Program Group
SHSI State Historical Society of Iowa
SILO Serials of Illinois Library Online
SIXX So6 Group Access / Union List
SL#N Soline
SLXG Independent School Library Exchange, Group Access
SMLD PPL Region 1
SMTW Show ME the World
SNWL Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal Library Group
SNYC Southeastern New York Library Council Union List of Serials
SOAR Serials Online In Arizona
SP#T Southeastern Pennsylvania Theological Library Union List of Serials
SS#V Southside Virginia Union List of Serials
SSPG SCELC Shared Print Participants
SV#L Shenandoah Valley Union List of Serials
SV@L South-Eastern Virginia Union List
SW#G Southwest Virginia Information Network Group
SW@P Aminet
SYGC Southeastern New York Group Access
TA#R Alsa Shared Catalog
TAEX Transamigos Express Courier Group
TNLS Tennessee Union List of Serials
TNSH Tenn-Share GAC
TRLN Triangle Research Library
TUGA Tulsa Area Library Coop-Talc
TX@G Texas Group
TXAM Amarillo Public School Libraries
U4GS United States Geological Survey Group
UASM Mississippi Academy Union List of Serials
UBUF SUNY Buffalo Library Group
UISL Iowa Union List of Serials
UKIL UK Inter Lending
ULSD Utah State Library Division
ULWU Worcester Area Cooperating Library, WACL
UTXL Texas Statewide Union List of Serials
VA#P Virginia Private College Union List of Serials
VA$L Va$l
VE$T Valnet, Va Library Network
VRSU Rochester 3R's Union List of Serials
W#9N OCLC Western Union List Group
WCCB Washington County Cooperative Library Services Borrowing Management Center
WCRU WCIRU Outbound 2
WCSU Wisconsin Union List of Serials
WSCF Washington State Correctional Facilities
WSDC Eastern Shores Library System Group
WXEU West Texas Union List of Serials
WYZL Wyoming State Library
XPRS California Research Sharing Network
YGAC South Central Group Access Group
YSUU South Central Region Library Council Union List of Serials
ZAGA Municipal Library Consortium St Louis
ZERO Nylink Interlibrary Code Group