Inter-university libraries as sites of scientific collaboration: a case study at the Cujas library

How do inter-university libraries fit into the nation-wide provision of information resources? How can these unusual bodies – based on the concept of inter-establishment collaboration – be incorporated into the new model of research and higher education hubs? Prior to the publication of a report by the general inspectorate of libraries on possible future changes to their status, the article takes the Cujas library as a case study to focus on the pros and cons of such institutions in a changing context that has introduced a new economic model and a new paradigm.