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OCLC Global Council becomes OCLC Leaders Council

On 19 March 2024, OCLC’s Global Council ratified changes to its name and structure. The evolution from OCLC Global Council to OCLC Leaders Council reflects the continuing and natural evolution of OCLC’s council model, while ensuring impactful participation and diverse global perspectives. The new Leaders Council starts in November 2024. Get more information about this change in the press release.

2023–24 Global and Regional Council members

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  • Gaye Rowley

    APRC Chair

    Gaye Rowley

    Director of the Library; Professor in the Faculty of Law

    Waseda University Library
    Waseda University

  • Helen Thomas

    APRC Vice Chair

    Helen Thomas

    Associate University Librarian

    Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha/University of Canterbury

  • Farrukh Shahzad

    Farrukh Shahzad

    Chief Librarian

    Forman Christian College – A Chartered University

  • Jianzhong Wu

    Jianzhong Wu

    University Librarian

    University of Macau Library
    University of Macau