Consortial Library Applications Support
The Consortial Library Applications Support (CLAS) team provides technical
support in the integration, operation and maintenance efforts of software and
applications shared by the
University of System of Maryland
and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) Library Consortium, which consists of
at 14 institutions.
The applications supported include the
integrated library system (Aleph), the link resolver,
and the proxy server. The CLAS team is responsible for managing and maintaining
the daily operations, reports, problem triage and resolutions, data cleanup,
resources activation and upgrades of these applications in order to make
resources discoverable and accessible through the USMAI consortium libraries.
The CLAS team also works closely with USMAI Task Groups on various issues
in regard to acquisitions, circulation and cataloging and collection policies
and practices as they relate to the library applications.
information, please contact the team at