The Connecticut Council of Academic Library Directors is a Connecticut-wide body founded in 1993; its members are directors of academic libraries in Connecticut. The purposes of the Council are:
- To improve services and access to resources through cooperation,
- To benefit economically by purchasing and applying for grants collectively,
- To serve as a means of communication among Connecticut library directors, and
- To make recommendations and represent the point of view of Connecticut academic library directors to any agency affecting their service.
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