OCLC Services

Governance

Contract

The Montana State Library renewed, on behalf of Montana libraries, a three-year contract (FY2015-FY2017) with OCLC
(Online Computer Library Center), Inc. This contract is for statewide, discounted, fixed price access to OCLC cataloging and interlibrary loan services, as well as
reference access to the OCLC WorldCat database. FY2017 enrollment fees for all Montana enrolled libraries will be discounted by repurposed
Interlibrary Loan monies and state Coal Severance Tax monies assigned to the total cost of our statewide OCLC Group Services.

Contract Features

  • Unlimited cataloging
  • Unlimited interlibrary loans
  • Access to WorldCat 
  • In addition, all Montana libraries have access to OCLC's CONTENTdm, Digital Archive, and EZproxy authentication, funded for Statewide Projects through federal LSTA monies.

The current contract is effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2017. Please see "Getting Involved" for enrollment information.