Acquisition Platform Contracts

Working in partnership with the Ontario college libraries, OCLS contracts and manages third-party vendors for selection and acquisition library services for the colleges.  

As part of this service, OCLS coordinates requests for quotation (RFQs), facilitates the vendor selection process, and manages the negotiation, implementation, and maintenance of service agreements.  

If you are a vendor interested in working with OCLS, please see the For Vendors  section of the website.  

On behalf of the colleges, OCLS maintains agreements with:  

      • ProQuest: Selection and acquisition services through the OASIS and Rialto platforms (print and ebooks)  
      • EBSCO (formerly YBP Library Services): Selection and acquisition services through GOBI Library Solutions (print and ebooks)  

Contact Acquisition Platform Contracts   

To get in touch about Acquisition Platform Contract Management, please contact OCLS.