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AskAway Coordinator's Report from Oct. 3 Now Available 

The AskAway Coordinator's Report from Monday October 3 is now available here: http://www.eln.bc.ca/askaway/documents/AACoordRep20111003.pdf  ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 01-Aug-2011
CUFTS Free! Open Access Collections: over 11,000 journals 

July 5, 2011

To: BC ELN Resource Sharing Team, Post-Seconday ILL, CUFTS Free! Open Access Collections Team
From: Heather Morrison, BC ELN
Re: CUFTS Free! Open Access Collections: over 11,000 journals

The CUFTS Free! Open Access Collections page has just been updated, and the total collection is now over 11,000 journals! (11,086 to be precise). This is ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 05-Jul-2011
Access 2011: register and book your hotel now! 

It's only 112 days until the Access 2011 conference this fall. A friendly reminder to look at the schedule and started making plans to come to Vancouver! We're also still accepting Hackfest project suggestions: http://access2011.library.ubc.ca/hackfest/ Submit some Evergreen related ones?

Early Bird registration rate is only available until August 1st ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 04-Jul-2011
BCcampus Opening Education Event October 17, 2011 

BCcampus is hosting an Opening Education Event on Monday, October 17, 2011.

As a prelude to Open Access Week, BCcampus and partners invite you to a special event exploring the ways in which Open Access and Open Educational Resources (OER) are opening up education.

Date: Monday, October 17, 2011

Time: 9:30 am ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 01-Jul-2011
Legislative Library MARC Records August 2011 

The August 2011 Legislative Library MARC records are now available. For free download or to learn more about the project & team, see the Legislative Library MARC records download page. ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 01-Jul-2011
netLibrary statistics transition to EBSCO platform 

EBSCO advises that the statistics for netLibrary will be transferred to the EBSCO platform on or about July 1, 2011. Statistics will not be transferred to the new platform, so if these statistics are important to your library, please plan to download before the end of June.

This transition ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 01-Jul-2011
BC ELN Connect May 2011 

The May 2011 issue of BC ELN Connect is now available http://www.eln.bc.ca/view.php?id=1922&printformat=1

This spring issue features:

An update on the BC ELN Strategic Planning 2011-2016 process;

Answers to your frequently asked questions about federated search tools vs. discovery layers;

An introduction to WriteAway, a proposed online writing tutorial service similar to AskAway;

A spotlight ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 31-May-2011
AskAway Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes Available 

The final version of the minutes from the May 16th AskAway Advisory Committee meeting are now available for download:


The Coordinator's Report is available here:


Sunni Nishimura
BC ELN Virtual Reference Coordinator
Email: sunnin@eln.bc.ca
Phone: 778.782.6937 ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 16-May-2011
B.C. History Digitization Program: 2011 Recipients 

April 11, 2011 B.C. History Digitization Program: 2011 Recipients AnnouncedCongratulations to this year’s recipients!Twenty-one projects from around the province have been named as successful recipients of the 2011 B.C. History Digitization Program (BCHDP) funding awards. The digitization program, an initiative of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, was launched ... More
Category: MiscUpdated: 14-Apr-2011
Privacy and Cloud-based Educational Technology Conference - Webcast 

April 14, 2011 *Update -  Privacy and Cloud-based Ed Tech Conference Final Report and Video* Privacy and Cloud-based Educational Technology Conference Final Report can be found here: http://www.bccampus.ca/assets/Content/Reports/Privacy-Conference-Report-April11-fomatted.pdf The webcast has been broken down into 3 parts, the streams ... More
Category: MiscUpdated: 14-Apr-2011