Working in partnership with the Ontario college libraries, OCLS contracts and manages third party vendors for selection, acquisitions, cataloguing, and processing-related 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 interested in working with OCLS, please see the For Vendors section of the website.
On behalf of the colleges, OCLS maintains agreements with:
- Coutts Information Services: selection and acquisition services (book and ebooks)
- Login Canada: book selection and acquisition services (books)
- OCLC LTS: cataloguing and processing services
- GOBI (formerly YBP Library Services): selection and acquisition services (books and ebooks)