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Trials & Renewals Currently Underway 

Trials & Renewals currently underway can always be found on the Trials & Renewals page.

Information on Trials & Renewals from previous years is available on this page, under the Trials & Renewals Archive. ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 01-Apr-2008
Google Scholar Activation in reSearcher 

March 31, 2008

To: BC ELN Resource Sharing Team, BC ELN Product Development Team
From: Heather Morrison, BC ELN
Re: Google Scholar activation in reSearcher

Instructions to enable Google Scholar library links for your library are available at: http://researcher.sfu.ca/node/184

Questions? Contact:
COPPUL Libraries - Kevin Stranack, kstranac@sfu.ca
non-COPPUL Libraries - Heather Morrison, EMAIL_HEATHER


Heather G. Morrison
Project Coordinator
BC Electronic Library Network
Phone: ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 31-Mar-2008
reSearcher: Ovid and CUFTS Resource Activation 

March 31, 2008

To: BC ELN Resource Sharing Team, Product Development Team
From: Heather Morrison, BC ELN
Re: reSearcher updates: Ovid and CUFTS Resource Activation Guide

OVID SP and EBMR title list update
The CUFTS admin for the e-HLbc databases, Ovid EBMR Reviews and Ovid LWW Journals, has been updated to reflect the Ovid SP interface.
The Ovid ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 31-Mar-2008
Go Green with EBSCO's Free Database - GreenFILE 

Dear Librarians and Information Specialists,

Recently, EBSCO Publishing announced the release of GreenFILE, a
bibliographic database of information about environmental concerns.
This database is being made freely available at

GreenFILE indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as
government documents and reports. This resource offers a unique
perspective on the positive and negative ways ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 28-Mar-2008
Project Euclid Journals Free: New Title List for CUFTS 

March 27, 2008

To: BC ELN Collection Development Team, Product Development Team
cc: CUFTS Free! Open Access Collections Group
From: Heather Morrison, BC ELN
Re: Project Euclid Journals Free

SFU Library's Christine Manzer has hand-created a new list of free journals in CUFTS called Project Euclid Journals Free. There are 40 titles altogether.

The Mission & Goals of Project ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 27-Mar-2008
BC Stats - Pricing Policy Change 

March 27, 2008

To: BC ELN Collection Development Team
From: Heather Morrison, BC ELN
Re: BC Stats Announcement: Pricing Policy Change

The following message is forwarded on behalf of BC Stats.

Message to subscribers from BC Stats

BC Stats has changed the policy on pricing of selected information products. Starting April 1, 2008, BC Stats http://www.bcstats.gov.bc.ca/ will ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 27-Mar-2008
AskAway Funding News 

Great news! We’ve had verbal confirmation from AVED that AskAway has been granted the $120,000 one-time funding request!

This funding will be used to cover AskAway expenses from the last fiscal year (2007-2008) as well as going towards 2008-2009 expenses.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact any member ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 14-Mar-2008
Library 2020 Symposium: Report and Next Steps 

On October 22, 2007, over 150 leaders from public, post-secondary, school, health, legal and special libraries and affiliated organizations participated in the BC Library 2020 Symposium to discuss and envision a future for BC libraries. This historic event engaged participants as they discussed opportunities for integrating services and structures that ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 10-Mar-2008
reSearcher update January 2008 

The January 2008 reSearcher update has been posted at: http://researcher.sfu.ca/node/169.


3. dbWiz
4. Citation Manager
5. Staff Changes
6. New Partners
7. CUFTS Free! Open Access Collections Team
8. Add More Search Engines to the GODOT Interface
9. Contributing a Title List to CUFTS ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 15-Jan-2008
CJDB Tagging Tutorial 

Catherine Winter and Margie Clarke of Camosun College Library have created a CJDB Tagging Tutorial, based on their December 18th virtual discussion session.

Thanks, Catherine and Margie! ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 20-Dec-2007