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Resources Forum and Ranking Survey update 

March 4, 2013

To: BC ELN Collection Development Team

This is an update on the outcome of the 2011/12 Ranking Survey (to date) and the process for the Ranking Forum and Survey this year.

The 3 top ranked products in the 2011/12 Ranking Survey were:

Springshare Product Suite: discussions with the vendor have made it ... More
Category: ForumUpdated: 04-Mar-2013
Planned Migration of BC ELN Websites in 2013 

BC ELN maintains a "family" of websites which support the various services of BC ELN to its partner libraries. These websites include the AskAway service providers' portal, the ILL statistics reporting site, the Forum & Ranking Survey, and of course the main BC ELN site which houses information on database ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 04-Mar-2013
Report on Post-Secondary Administrative Service Delivery now available 

We've just learned that the report on BC Post-Secondary Administrative Service Delivery is now available.Background: In 2012 the Ministry of Advanced Education, Innovation and Technology hired the consulting firm Deloitte to investigate opportunities for cost savings and improved service delivery in the post-secondary sector. The consultants looked at a number ... More
Category: MiscUpdated: 26-Feb-2013
BC ELN Innovation & Success Report 2012 - Now Available! 

February 22, 2012To:        BC ELN DirectorsRe:        BC ELN Innovation & Success Report 2012** Please share as appropriate ** The BC ELN Innovation & Success Report 2012 is now available: http://www.eln.bc.ca/docs/view.php?id=1041 The report highlights BC ELN's efforts ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 22-Feb-2013

This open access digital repository may be of interest ~ the official launch will be on February 9th in Montreal.


We’re launching the digital repository for documents in visual arts in Quebec and Canada.

Artexte is proud to launch e-artexte.ca, a unique open access digital repository for documents in the visual ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 28-Jan-2013
Winter 2012 BC ELN Connect Issue Available 

The Winter 2012 issue of BC ELN Connect, is now available at:http://eln.bc.ca/newsletter/201212/index.htm Connect's feature article, A Collaborative Institutional Repository for BC: needs analysis & a concept committee, provides an overview of key findings from BC ELN’s Institutional Repository Needs Assessment Survey. It also introduces the members of the Concept Committee, ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 24-Dec-2012
OutLook OnLine maintenance Jan 14 to Feb 4 2013 

As part of Auto-Graphics transition process of servers they need to perform some server maintenance operations to move data between disk drives to optimize storage usage.

This process will span 3 weeks starting Jan 14 and ending on Feb 4, 2013. The maintenance will start at 9PM PT and ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 01-Dec-2012
National Film Board CAMPUS workshops in-your-library 

January 14, 2013

To: BC ELN Collection Development Team

** if interested RSVP as soon as possible to NFB's Claudia Sicondolfo at C.Sicondolfo@nfb.ca **

The National Film Board is sending staff to Vancouver to conduct workshops on CAMPUS. If you would like to arrange a workshop at your campus for your institution, please contact ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 01-Dec-2012
Environmental Reporting BC 

This newly announced Environmental Reporting BC webpage contains links to download free data and data manipulation tools that will be of interest to many students and researchers.

For background, see the press release from Terry Lake, Minister of the Environment. ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 26-Nov-2012
Library Book Rate slight increase in 2013 

Canada Post has announced that they will continue to support the library book rate but the prices will go up an average of 4.8% on Jan 14.
See http://www.cla.ca/Content/NavigationMenu/LibraryBookShippingToolOutildexpeacuteditiondelivresdebibliothegraveque/LBR_2013_Rates_FINAL_2012-11-16.pdf ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 22-Nov-2012