Effective Immediately

In response to Governor Hogan’s Executive Order prohibiting large gatherings and closing non-essential businesses, the Washington Research Library Consortium Headquarters is CLOSED until the termination of the state of emergency.



The WRLC community encompasses over 110,000 students, 9,000 faculty, and more than 600 library staff.

Creating Synergies for Success

The Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) was established as a non-profit corporation in 1987 to support and enhance the library and information services of universities in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Currently, our partner universities are: 

The WRLC enables the success of learning and scholarship by creating coordinated collections, creating a robust infrastructure for discovery and access, ensuring the long-term preservation of physical and digital information resources and sharing expertise.