This “Library of Libraries” is a compilation of the top resource collections found among the co-op community. The links you will find here have been included for their breadth or originality and are organized alphabetically.
Arthur Capper Cooperative Center, Kansas State University

Features a strong “Co-ops 101” compiled from the USDA RA. Also features the “Journal of Cooperatives” from 2007 onward and links out to back issues from 1986. Annual issues with 3-4 research papers per issue, sometimes offering case studies, teaching and outreach, and book reviews. Language: English

Center for Cooperatives, University of Wisconsin-Madison

UW Center for Cooperatives Research & Publications list is small but valuable library with original publications: 8 current research projects, public datasets from the Cooperative Business Study, 6 selected publications, 18 case studies, 12 staff papers, backdated newsletters and podcasts.  English.

Centre for Study of Co-operatives, University of Saskatchewan

The roughly 200 original resources in the Centre Publications are published in various forms — books, book chapters, journal articles, and the Centre’s series of occasional papers, research reports, and booklets — and cover a number of topics (see keywords.) The Centre also houses blogs, youtube videos, and a research

Centre of Excellence in Accounting and Reporting for Co-operatives (CEARC)

Very strong co-operative accounting resource.  Hosts or points to approximately 30 working papers, discussion papers, reports, and other papers and collaborations.  Provides Co-operative Accounting e-News.  Hosts information about the “Co-operative Performance Index” that is under development.  Also hosts information about the International Symposium on Accounting and Reporting.