The Chesapeake Information and Research Library Alliance


The Chesapeake Information and Research Library Alliance (CIRLA) is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization of educational and research institutions in Delaware, the District of Columbia, and Maryland, which are members of the Association of Research Libraries and which have been accepted for membership.


The purpose of CIRLA is to enhance education and research at member institutions through collaborative development of library collections, service programs, and expanding the use of information technology.