Open Access enables users from a participating library to check out physical materials at over 600 other participating Iowa libraries. As a result, Iowans have greater access to more library resources, more choices in library service and the convenience of using a library where they work, shop or visit.
FAQ - A list of frequently asked questions about Open Access and the rest of the Enrich Iowa funding programs.
Download an Open Access flyer and bookmark to promote the program at your library.
FY18 Open Access Program (For upcoming fiscal year)
If libraries wish to participate in and receive money from Open Access Reimbursement in FY18, they must submit an Enrich Iowa Agreement by April 30, 2017.
FY18 Agreements - Due April 30, 2017
- Open Access Terms of Agreement FY18
- For public libraries that are Tier 1 or greater.
- For college and university libraries - including Regents university libraries.
- Tier 0 public libraries and other types of libraries are not eligible to participate in Open Access as of July 1, 2017.
FY17 Open Access Program
FY17 Open Access materials are listed below. FY17 Open Access Reports are due July 31, 2017.
- Contracting cities list FY17 (PDF)
Contracting cities are also listed on the Open Access Worksheet, and on the Online form. This file can be used to see a complete list of all contracting cities, and cities that contain branches. This list can change over the course of the year, so check back frequently for any updates. Updated 10/10/2016.
- Public Libraries not participating in Open Access FY17
This is the list of public libraries that are not participating in the FY17 Open Access Program. These libraries now appear on the Open Access Worksheet as well. List updated 10/10/2016.