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Developing and rewarding leadership

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.

Learn more about the IFLA/OCLC Fellowship Program.

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..

Learn more about the OCLC LIS Education Program.

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.

Learn more about other OCLC awards.