Acquisition Platform Contracts


OCLS contracts and manages third party vendors for selection and acquisitions-related library services for the Ontario college libraries. 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.  

Contact Information

For support with this service, contact Michelle Ng.


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)  

For more information, see Vendor & Services Information.