BC Libraries Cooperative

Consortial Abbreviation: 
BCLC
Brief Description: 

The BC Libraries Cooperative is a community enterprise, strategically focussed on the delivery of shared operational infrastructure and resources for our diverse members. We help libraries help people; we are ahead of the curve in library innovation. 

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Collections sharing
Electronic content licensing
Training
Other Functions: 
The Cooperative is also home to Sitka, a multi-type library consortium powered by the Evergreen open source ILS.
Mailing Address: 
605 Robson Street, Suite 850 Vancouver, BC V6B 5J3
Country: 
Canada
Generic Phone Number: 
1-855-383-5761
Fax: 
1-250-984-7459
Staff Contacts: 
Ben Hyman, Executive Director; Tami Setala, Licensing and Business Development Manager (on leave Sept 1 2014 through Aug 31, 2015) Laurie Davidson, Licensing (Sept 1 2014 through Aug 31, 2015)
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
100
Types of Member Libraries: 
Academic
Public
Special
Number of Staff: 
7.00