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Palestinian Library and Information Consortium (PALICO) was found in 2005. It is a consortium comprised of university libraries from the West Bank and Gaza. Due to movement restrictions in the area, consortium members in Gaza participate in meetings via video conference. It is not yet an official consortium due to the political situation in the area, but EIFL and other organisations and companies (e.g. publishers) are willing to consider PALICO a consortium in contracts and agreements.
On 23 April 2012, PALICO held its 3rd meeting for the 2011-2012 academic year. During the meeting, members discussed their status, e-resource subscriptions, EIFL country coordinators, and the possibilitry of adding new members.
The results of the meeting include:
Since it was founded in 2005, PALICO has made tremendous progress: