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ERIC - PDFs Unavailable 

August 22, 2012To:    ERIC Subscribing Library ContactsFrom:  Korinne Hamakawa, BC ELNRe:    ERIC - PDFs UnavailableFrom ERIC's website:The full text documents for ERIC have been temporarily disabled due to a privacy concern.We apologize for the inconvenience and are currently working to isolate the affected documents and return full text access to ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 22-Aug-2012
 
BC ELN Institutional Repository Concept Committee announcement 

November 13, 2012

To: BC ELN Directors
cc: BC ELN Institutional Repository Concept Committee

BC ELN is delighted with the strong interest in the Institutional Repository Concept Committee. The committee has now been formed, and consists of:

Debbie Schachter, Douglas College
James Rout, Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Chris Burns, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Penny Haggarty, Thompson Rivers ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 01-Aug-2012
 
Undergraduate Foundation Collection Successfully Renewed 

We're very pleased to announce that the Undergraduate Foundation Collection (UFC) has successfully been renewed for a three-year term through May 31, 2015. All participating libraries chose to renew at their current subscription levels. Post-secondary learners across BC will continue to benefit from access to the exceptional content in the ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 16-Jul-2012
 
BC ELN joins the Integrated Cadastral Information Society 

From the Integrated Cadastral Information Society (ICIS) Spring Newsletter:

ICIS is pleased to announce that the British Columbia Electronic Library Network has now joined
ICIS as an Affiliate Member.

The British Columbia Electronic Library Network is a partnership between the Province of British
Columbia and its post-secondary libraries. BC ELN's purpose is to ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 15-Jul-2012
 
CUFTS Free! Open Access collections update August 2012 

The CUFTS Free! Open Access collections have just been updated. The total number of journals is up by more than 400 since the last update in March; the new total is 13,701 titles. For details see the CUFTS Free! Open Access collections page.

The new collection has been activated in CUFTS ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 10-Jul-2012
 
BC ELN ICIS Update June 2012 

June 19, 2012

To: BC ELN ICIS Team
Re: BC ELN ICIS update June 2012

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Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 19-Jun-2012
 
BC ELN 2011/12 Ranking Survey: Announcing the Results 

June 1, 2012

To: BC ELN Collections Development Team

Re: BC ELN 2011-12 Ranking Survey: Announcing the Results

The results of the 2011-12 Ranking Survey are now available. The highest priority titles, as identified by the survey results, are:


Springshare Product Suite (21 votes)
Canadian Electronic Library - Canadian Publishers Collection (14 votes)
Credo Reference  ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 01-Jun-2012
 
MARC records for Directory of Open Access Books 

Thanks to Daniel Sifton of Vancouver Island University for this set of MARC records for the 750+ titles listed in the Directory of Open Access Books for free download.

Daniel notes that he grabbed the records with the MarcEdit OAI utility and did the edits/mods with a bit of regex, ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 08-May-2012
 
BC ELN Connect: Spring 2012 Issue Now Available 

The Spring 2012 issue of BC ELN Connect, is now available at: http://eln.bc.ca/newsletter/201204/index.htmWonder what database usage statistics are available to you? This issue answers Frequently Asked Questions about Project Muse and EBSCO usage statistics - how to access them, what is available, and who to contact for assistance.Connect's feature article, ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 04-May-2012
 
AskAway 2012/2013 BCcampus Support Confirmed! 

BCcampus has confirmed 2012/2013 support for AskAway through a grant of $60,000.  The BCcampus letter states: "On behalf of BCcampus and the post-secondary system, I wanted to pass along thanks to the Electronic Library Network for the work you do in supporting a collaborative online library reference service."BCcampus support has ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 18-Apr-2012