The Global Advisory Group and representatives to the Global Council made a recommendation to the OCLC
Board of Trustees to gradually phase out the Financial Credits Program
beginning July 1, 2014.
The Group also recommended that “the Cooperative support and
encourage development of new mechanisms that promote and encourage cooperation,
sharing and participation across member libraries across our many geographies
in support of our Cooperative’s mission to further access to the world’s
I would like to invite your ideas and suggestions as to what
these proposed “mechanisms” could be and how they might encourage cooperation
among OCLC members.