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OCLS is pleased to announce the launch of our new website. It has been designed for improved navigation and functionality with a more open, engaging and direct way of sharing information. Some of the new features are:


Stay informed about OCLS news and upcoming events on the front page. Click through to find our searchable news and events archive.

eLECTRONIC Resources Management Assistant (ERMA)

Tools and functionality to help you better manage your college's eresources, including your college’s customized dashboard. With ERMA you can view your subscriptions, OCLS's eresource offerings, trials, and more in one place.

Avatar of the EBook by Flickr User: Colleges eBook Consortium Project is pleased to announce the licensing of the following two products as the foundation of its core eBook collection:

  • EBSCO Academic eBooks
  • ProQuest College Complete eBooks

The links to access those two collections can be found on the participating college libraries’ websites.

OCLS is happy to provide you with a great opportunity for everyone to catch up on projects and collaborative work being done to benefit the college libraries. Please let us know if you have questions or comments about any of the presentations. Hope to see you again for next year's power breakfast!

Video: OCLS' 3rd Annual Power Breakfast at OLA Super Conference - January 2015

Chapter 1: Welcome (00:00)
Chapter 2: OCLS Strategic Plans (02:16)
Chapter 3: Accessible Content E-Portal (ACE) / AODA (13:56)
Chapter 4: eBook Consortium Project (27:12)
Chapter 5: eResources Voting Exchange (EVE) (37:44)
Chapter 6: Digital Media Services (DMS) (43:12)