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AskAway Advisory Committee Minutes, Feb. 2, 2012 

The AskAway Advisory Committee meeting minutes from February 2, 2012 have been posted on the AskAway Portal here: http://www.eln.bc.ca/askaway/index.php?page=advcomm#minutes.
The meeting discussed BCcampus Funding Request, 2012/13 Budget & Service Support Fee, Software Selection Committee Membership, and other topics, including an update on text message reference pilots. ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 27-Mar-2012
Important Information for your IT Department from EBSCO Publishing 

March 23, 2012 Forwarding from EBSCO publishing. Note that firewall / proxy exception lists need to be updated before June 30, 2012 to ensure uninterrupted access to EBSCOhost.  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear EBSCO Customer, We have important information to share with your IT ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 23-Mar-2012
AskAway Actions and Achievements 2011 Report Available 

The AskAway Actions and Achievements report has been submitted to BCcampus! The document is available here:http://www.eln.bc.ca/view.php?id=1906.Actions and Achievements is an annual report of AskAway's key achievements, governance and structure, partnerships, and more, as well as a shared services and collaborative programs funding request.  ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 15-Mar-2012
EBSCOadmin Upgrade and Outage - June 9, 2012 

The message below has been forwarded on behalf of Marcie Brown, EBSCO Publishing. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Dear EBSCO Customer,We’re writing to let you know that on Saturday, June 9, EBSCOadmin will be unavailable for approximately five hours, from 8am through 1pm, Eastern Time, while we perform EBSCOadmin server upgrades.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 01-Mar-2012
BC ELN Innovation & Success Report 2011 Now Available! 

February 17, 2012The BC ELN Innovation & Success Report 2011 is now available:http://www.eln.bc.ca/docs/view.php?id=766Innovation & Success is BC ELN's 'annual report' to the Ministry of Advanced Education.  Highlights include BC ELN's support of BC post-secondary libraries,  2011 core service developments, a financial overview, risks and mitigations, and future activities.Please do not ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 17-Feb-2012
URLs for Linking to the Wilson Indexes and FT Products 

January 17, 2012 To:        BC ELN Subscribers to the Wilson IndexesFrom:    BC ELN OfficeRe:        URLs for Linking to the Wilson Indexes and FT ProductsEBSCO recently announced changes to the URLs which link to the H.W. Wilson collection of products. This is in fact one of BC ELN's oldest ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 18-Jan-2012
Learner Resources (licensing) update January 2012 

January 12, 2012

To: BC ELN Collection Development Team
cc: BC ELN Directors
Re: Learner Resources (licensing) update January 2012

** mark your calendars for the annual Resources Forum and Ranking Survey **

It is time to start thinking about what new Learner Resources (databases) for BC ELN to add in the coming year! Please mark your calendars for ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 12-Jan-2012
January 2013 Learner Resources (Databases) Update 

Current trials

In cooperation with our consortial partners BC ELN is currently highlighting two e-book offers. For details, see:
 ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 01-Jan-2012
New BC ELN Connect Issue Available Winter 2011-12 

The winter 2011/2012 Issue of BC ELN Connect is now available at: http://eln.bc.ca/newsletter/201112Connect/index.htmlWondering what resources other libraries are subscribing to? This issue answers Frequently Asked Questions about BC ELN Communications; find the answer to this question and more.Connect's feature article, AskAway: Positive Changes from Constructive Feedback, discusses the method that ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 15-Dec-2011
2011 the year of open - BCcampus 

BCcampus' Paul Stacey's inclusive look at the expansion of open in many dimensions, from library and museum digital collections to open government and open textbooks, at http://www.bccampus.ca/2011-the-year-of-open/ ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 15-Dec-2011