CAVAL is a member-based not-for-profit company which offers a range of specialised products and services to academic, public and special libraries in Australia and New Zealand.
CAVAL co-ordinates the academic library Reciprocal Borrowing Program, which enables higher education staff and students a simple and effective means of borrowing from the print collections of all participating libraries.
CAVAL owns and operates the purpose-built CARM (CAVAL Archive and Research Materials) storage facility on behalf of its members, preserving and providing access to over a million research volumes deposited into a shared collection by member libraries for the benefit of future generations of scholars.
CAVAL also offers products and services on a commercial basis.
Provision of quality short and long-term leased storage space for print materials and other collections for libraries, museums, galleries and archives.