As an admin, you can manage (create, edit, and delete) consortiums for your account. A consortium is a collective of several institutions, which is different than a Commons group.
You can also accept or decline invitations to consortiums and leave consortiums you have joined.
Type the name of the new consortium in the new consortium field. Then press the Return (Mac) or Enter (PC) key.
Edit Consortium Details
In the Edit Consortium page, you can change the consortium name , choose whether to allow your institution to contribute to the consortium , and invite other institutions . To return to the Consortiums page, click the Back to All Consortiums link .
In the institution field , type the name or URL of the institution. Then select the institution from the search list .
Invited institutions will appear in the Contributor and Institution list  and will be marked as Pending  until the institution accepts the invitation to join the consortium. If the institution declines the invitation, the status will be Declined and can be dismissed.
To change the Contributor status of the institution, click the toggle . To remove an institution from the consortium, click the Delete icon .
Accept or Decline Invitation
To accept an invitation, click the Join button . To reject an invitation, click the Decline button .