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Ontario Colleges Library Service

Collaborative solutions and services for Ontario’s public college libraries

The Ontario Colleges Library Service (OCLS) delivers efficient, reliable services to the province’s 24 publicly funded colleges and their libraries and learning resource centres. OCLS leverages the collective purchasing power of the colleges to achieve cost efficiencies for the college libraries and works closely with representatives from the college libraries to support the delivery of library services for students, faculty, and staff.

Principal Consortial Functions
Electronic content licensing
Union lists/shared online catalogs
Other Functions
centrally hosted and administered integrated library system (Alma/Primo), remote authentication (EZproxy), and virtual reference services