May 19, 2022

Program For Cooperative Cataloging Publishes Strategic Directions 2015-2017

The Program For Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) (based at the Library of Congress) is (in their words):

…an international cooperative effort aimed at expanding access to library collections by providing useful, timely, and cost-effective cataloging that meets mutually-accepted standards of libraries around the world.

Programs include:

PCC published a five page document that includes their vision statement, mission statement, and a set of strategic directions for 2015-2017.

The full text doc is available here (PDF).

We’ve also embedded a copy below.

A bit of background about the creation of the document is also available.

Program For Cooperative Cataloging Strategic Directions (January 2015 – December 2017)

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.