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What's New

AskAway Sustainability Implementation March 2009 

Many thanks to BC ELN partner libraries for prompt responses to the recommendations of the AskAway Advisory Committee on AskAway Sustainability! The response has been overwhelming positive in support of sustaining current hours through partner library staffing and financial contributions. Invoicing and planning for ongoing AskAway operations is now ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 26-Mar-2009
Innovation and Success: (BC ELN Annual Report) 

For 2009/2010, the Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development requested a new approach to the annual BC ELN budget presentation, a written document with a strong focus on accountability. BC ELN is now please to share the results, Innovation and Success, with everyone. Enjoy! ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 06-Mar-2009
BC Digitization Symposium: Final Report & Recommendations, Call for Feedback 

The BC Digitization Symposium was a tremendous success, and the Organizing Committee would like to thank all attendees for their participation, their thoughtful contributions, and their enthusiasm.

This document forms the final report of the Symposium. The Organizing Committee is actively seeking feedback on the Recommendations for Next Steps contained in ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 01-Mar-2009
2009/10 Union Databases Submission Schedule 

April 20, 2009

To: ELN Resource Sharing Team, ELN Media Team, Post-secondary ILL and Union Database Contacts
Fr: Korinne Moone, BC ELN
cc: Heather Morrison, Project Coordinator, BC ELN

Re: 2009/10 Union Databases Submission Schedule

The 2009/10 schedule for the "strip and reload" of the union databases to Auto-Graphics is now available ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 01-Mar-2009
Prime Minister announces appointment of new Librarian and Archivist of Canada 

April 24, 2009

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced today the appointment of Daniel J. Caron as Librarian and Archivist of Canada, effective April 25, 2009. ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 01-Mar-2009
AskAway Librarians' Portal Upgrade 

As requested by many AskAway service providers, the AskAway Librarians' Portal has been upgraded and reorganised!

Please take a few minutes before your next shift to look over the new website.

If you had the main page of the old portal bookmarked, you'll find that your link now takes you to the ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 01-Mar-2009
ALPS December 2008 Meeting: Videos Available 

Videos from the BCLA Academic Librarians in Public Service (ALPS) Meeting,highlighting library instruction, are now available for viewing from here. Videos available include presentations by Colleen Bell and Joyce Leung and the ALPS LINK Laud a Librarian contest awards. ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 01-Mar-2009
2nd International PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference: Preliminary Program Available 

The Public Knowlege Project is pleased to announce the preliminary program for the Second International PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference, to be held in Vancouver from July 8 - 10, 2009:

Highlights include:

An opening keynote address by PKP founder and principal investigator, Dr. John Willinsky

Pre-conference Workshops on various PKP software applications and ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 01-Mar-2009
AskAway Update March 18, 2009 

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Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 01-Mar-2009
PKP Conference 2009: Early Bird Registration Deadline June 8 

PKP Conference 2009 - Early Bird Registration Ends June 8

Planning to attend the Second International PKP Conference in Vancouver from July 8 - 10, 2009? If so, you should register soon, as the Early Bird rates will be ending June 8!

If not, you might want to take a closer look ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 01-Mar-2009