In the spring of 2011, FEDLINK renewed its contract with OCLC with some changes to the order process beginning in FY2012. The products and services provided by OCLC will not change; however, orders and renewals will now go through OCLC Orders instead of FEDLINK beginning October 1, 2011.
Transfer Pay will continue to be the primary option, but Direct Express will be an additional option starting October 1, 2011. Members will still be required to follow federal procurement regulations so that they do not spend more than has been authorized by a contracting officer.
All orders and renewals placed after October 1, 2011 will need to be directly communicated with OCLC rather than being routed through a FEDLINK librarian.
Consolidating and centralizing administrative services enables OCLC to contain its costs and prices, while continuing to find new and innovative approaches to service delivery, training and support.
OCLC members have access to added-value services including:
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