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OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council

The OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council represents member libraries from the territory west of Hawaii, ranging from China, Korea and Japan in the north to Australia and New Zealand in the south, and Pakistan to the west.

The Asia Pacific Council elects member librarians to the Asia Pacific Executive Committee, five of whom also serve as Member Delegates to the Global Council.

Asia Pacific Council meetings are open to all members and provide a forum to discuss issues that are important to its members and to advise OCLC about its products, services, policies and operating direction through the Global Council.

APRC updates

  • Global and Regional Councils Election Results 2014

    Global Council elects John Szabo, Ellen Tise to OCLC Board of Trustees, Anja Smit elected Global Council Vice President/President-Elect, Regional Council election results also announced

  • Asia Pacific Regional Council nominations are now open

    The Asia Pacific Regional Council and Global Council member-leaders work together toward a common vision and every member’s voice is important in guiding the cooperative. We are pleased to announce the opening of the 2014 Asia Pacific Regional Counci...

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