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What's New

CUFTS Free! update: four new collections, over 15,000 journals 

The CUFTS Free! open access journals collection has just been updated. This update includes four new lists: British Columbia Historical Newspapers - Free (thanks to UBC Library), Bureau of Labor Statistics - Free, Euclid Open Access, and Open Humanities Press. The new lists have been activated for libraries requesting this ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 09-Nov-2012
End of Library and Archives Canada ILL services Dec 2012 

November 6, 2012

To: BC ELN Resource Sharing Team, Media Resource Team, Post-Secondary ILL

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) has announced the end of ILL services as of December 2012; renewals end as of November 16, 2012. LAC will continue to support resource sharing among Canadian libraries through AMICUS.

For details see the LAC ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 06-Nov-2012
AskAway Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes Nov. 2012 

The final version of the AskAway Advisory Committee meeting minutes from November 2012 are available here: http://askaway.org/sites/askaway.org/files/documents/AAMinutes2012_11_30.pdf- AskAway Administration Centre  ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 01-Nov-2012
BC History Digitization Program Call for Applicants 

 September 25, 2012  The BC History Digitization Program is now accepting applications for 2013.  Established in September 2006, the BC History Digitization Program promotes increased access to British Columbia's historical resources by providing matching funds to undertake digitization projects that will result in free online access to our unique provincial ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 25-Sep-2012
CUFTS Free! two new collections and September update 

The CUFTS Free! open access journals collection has just been updated. This update includes two new lists of free backfiles from major publishers: Elsevier's Cell Press (32 free journals after 12 months embargo), and the Wiley Online Library - free backfile of 82 journals (embargo period varies). The latter is ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 08-Sep-2012
National Geographic Trial 

A trial and special offer for the online archive of National Geographic are now available. The deadline response date is December 12, 2012. ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 05-Sep-2012
Gold mines to data mines: DataBC 3,000 datasets milestone 

Exciting news from DataBC!


VICTORIA - The B.C. government's open data website, DataBC, has released its 3,000th dataset today. This is a significant milestone, as it brings the number of datasets released to 3,041, announced Minister of Labour, Citizens' Services and Open Government Margaret MacDiarmid.

Contributing to this milestone is data on ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 04-Sep-2012
AskAway Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes Sept. 17 

The final version of the minutes from the September 17th AskAway Advisory Committee meeting are now available for download:http://www.eln.bc.ca/askaway/documents/AAMinutes20120917.pdfThe Administrative Centre Report is available here:http://www.eln.bc.ca/askaway/documents/AACoordRep20120915.pdf ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 01-Sep-2012
The ICIS Web Map - How to find and download data - a Webinar 

Connection instructions

1. Please join my meeting.

2. Join the conference call:

Meeting ID: 682-840-038

Not at your computer? Click the link to join this meeting from your iPhoneŽ, iPadŽ or AndroidŽ device via the GoToMeeting app.

Join Steve Mark on November 20 for an introduction to finding ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 01-Sep-2012
Fall 2012 Issue of Connect Available 

The fall 2012 Issue of BC ELN Connect is now available at: http://eln.bc.ca/newsletter/201210/index.htmConnect's feature article, an interview with Mike Conroy of the BC Digitization Coalition, outlines the projects of the coalition, the benefits of a provincial digital collection, the ways the coalition engages smaller institutions, and more.Also in this issue:ProQuest ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 01-Sep-2012