Through a series of educational programs, annual awards, scholarships and fellowships, the OCLC cooperative provides support for those beginning their library careers and for established library leaders who excel in their profession.
The Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program
This program provides early career development and continuing education for library and information science professionals from countries with developing economies. It is jointly sponsored by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and OCLC.
The OCLC Library and Information Science Education Program
The OCLC Library and Information Science Education Program can help your LIS school provide students with the skills needed to lead in today's library environment. This program provides your students with reduced or no cost hands-on use of reference, resource sharing, cataloging, and other OCLC services..
Other OCLC awards
In addition to the Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program and the OCLC Library and Information Science Education Program, OCLC sponsors or cosponsors other awards in librarianship.