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BC Libraries Cooperative - Managing Director Announced 

BC ELN has heard good news from the BC Library Cooperative, one of our "sibling consortia" in the BC library community. The full text of their press release is below.***********Managing Director Announced for BC Libraries Cooperative2011 March 28The BC Libraries Cooperative Board of Directors is pleased to announce that, effective ... More
Category: MiscUpdated: 08-Apr-2011
February 2011 BC ELN Steering Committee Meeting Minutes 

March 14, 2011To:      BC ELN Steering CommitteeFrom: BC ELN OfficeRe:     February 2011 BC ELN Steering Committee Meeting Minutes The final version of the February 8 2010 BC ELN Steering Committee meeting is now available at: http://www.eln.bc.ca/view.php?id=1903To download the PDF and/or view previous BC ELN minutes, go to http://www.eln.bc.ca/view.php?id=130  BC ELN OfficeTel: ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 04-Apr-2011
E-Discover the Classics: free MARC records for Project Gutenberg books 

Thanks to Valerie Horton and the Colorado Library Consortium for these free MARC records for freely available classics from Project Gutenberg: http://www.clicweb.org/e-discover-home ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 21-Feb-2011
AskAway 2010 Fall Term Statistics Available 

The complete Fall 2010 term statistics are now available from the the AskAway Portal: http://www.eln.bc.ca/askaway/index.php?page=statistics

Service Update
Fall 2010 term (Sept 20 – Dec 10)
Steady increase in fall traffic: AskAway’s biggest term to date, with 9272 sessions in total, a 12% increase over Fall 2009.
Qwidget usage increasing: 71% of traffic came via ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 14-Feb-2011
Now Available: BC ELN Innovation & Success Report 2010 

February 10, 2011To:        BC ELN DirectorsRe:       BC ELN Innovation & Success Report 2010The BC ELN Innovation & Success Report for 2010 is now available on the BC ELN website at:http://www.eln.bc.ca/Innovation&Success2010.pdfInnovation & Success is BC ELN's annual report  to the Ministry of Regional Economic and Skills Development. The 2010 ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 14-Feb-2011
January 24th AskAway Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes & Coordinator's Report 

The final version of the minutes from the January 24, 2011 AskAway Advisory Committee meeting are now available for download:


The Coordinator's Report is also available:

http://www.eln.bc.ca/askaway/documents/AACoordRep20110124.pdf ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 14-Feb-2011
AskAway: January Statistics and User Feedback Now Available 

The first 2011 AskAway stats and user feedback are now available on the AskAway Portal:

Usage statistics for January have been posted: http://www.eln.bc.ca/askaway/index.php?page=statistics

User feedback from the patron exit survey can be found here: http://www.eln.bc.ca/askaway/index.php?page=surveys

It was a short month, but there were many enthusiastic and positive comments about AskAway!

Highlights of ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 10-Feb-2011
Legislative Library electronic resource MARC records now available 

February 9, 2011

To: BC ELN Resource Sharing Team, Collection Development Team
From: Heather Morrison, BC ELN

Forwarding from the BCCATS list

As discussed at the fall 2010 BCCATS meeting:

Legislative Library of British Columbia electronic resource marc records are now available from the BC ELN website at http://www.eln.bc.ca/view.php?id=1876. These records are edited to a ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 09-Feb-2011
BCcampus hosting Privacy Laws & Educational Technology Session 

What are the privacy implications for post-secondary institutions using cloud-based third-party services (such as YouTube, Google Docs and WordPress) for teaching and learning?

BCcampus is hosting a one-day session that will clarify BC’s Privacy legislation and how it impacts the post-secondary sector, review some case studies and provide you with ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 03-Feb-2011
CUFTS Free! Open Access Collections: over 10,000 journals, 3 new collections 

February 2, 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 10,000 journals, 3 new collections

The CUFTS Free! Open Access Collections have just been updated, and the total collection is now over 10,000 journals! (10,096 to be precise). ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 02-Feb-2011