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What's New

SHAREit Updates Coming July 27, 2015 

A software update is coming to SHAREit on July 27, 2015.

Some of the changes that are coming with Monday's update include the following:

When logged into the system as library staff, there will no longer be idle session timeouts.
Previously, when search results included certain multi-volume titles (differentiated by MARC tag 245, ... More
Category: N/AUpdated: 24-Jul-2015
New Gale Literature Resource Center Interface on December 31, 2015 

Gale's Literature Resource Center (LRC) will be getting a new, mobile-responsive interface on December 31, 2015. The new version of LRC will automatically replace the older version. There will be no change in product URL and no action is required by BC ELN subscribers. For partner libraries, ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 21-Jul-2015
June 2015 eBook Subscription Removals - Academic Collection - North America (NA) 

July 14, 2015   The message below has been forwarded on behalf of EBSCO Publishing.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Subscriber, On July 27, EBSCO will be making significant updates to your Academic Collection. We are pleased to announce that ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 14-Jul-2015
Canadian Newsstand: New pricing options for 2015/16 

For the 2015/16 renewal, a new option has been added to the Canadian Newsstand pricing model. This year, libraries may choose either: A one-year license, at a 3% increase over last year; or A two-year license, at a 2% annual increase for each of 2015/16 and 2016/17 Libraries choosing the ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 19-Jun-2015
Permalinks and database upgrades 

Libraries upgrading to the Complete level of Academic Search and Business Source may have permalinks within course materials or library webpages pointing to articles in the Premier databases. These links cannot be automatically redirected to their Complete equivalent EBSCO has agreed to keep access to the Premier databases ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 15-Jun-2015
WriteAway: An Award-Winning Service! 

On Saturday May 23rd, WriteAway was awarded the Merit Award for Program or Service by the British Columbia Library Association. This award recognizes outstanding achievement during the preceding year in a new or an on-going service.

WriteAway is a collaboration of post-secondary libraries and writing/learning centres across BC. Launching its ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 29-May-2015
Announcing the BC Institutional Repository Network Implementation Working Group! 

May 29, 2015

TO: BC ELN Partner Library Directors
CC: BC IR Network Advisory Committee
CC: BC IR Network Implementation Working Group
FROM: Sunni Nishimura, BC ELN

RE: Announcing the BC Institutional Repository Network Implementation Working Group

Many thanks to all those that expressed interest in ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 29-May-2015
OutLook OnLine: Successfully Transitioned to Canadian Hosting! 

May 25, 2015

TO: Public Library Directors; Post-Secondary Library Directors; InterLINK Directors

FROM: OutLook OnLine Administrative Centre

RE: OutLook OnLine: Transition to Canadian Hosting Complete

We are happy to announce that the transition of OutLook OnLine (OLOL) to Canadian hosting is now complete!

Thanks to the collaborative efforts of BC public and post-secondary libraries, InterLINK, ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 28-May-2015
Islandora selected for BC Institutional Repository Network 


"British Columbians will soon have anytime, anywhere access to research created at BC post-secondary institutions thanks to a new partnership between the British Columbia Electronic Library Network (BC ELN) and Charlottetown, PEI-based software firm discoverygarden, supported by a grant from the Ministry of Advanced Education and the Administrative Services Delivery ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 16-Mar-2015
March BC ELN Connect Available: Consortial News 

The March 2015 issue of BC ELN Connect is now Available at: http://www.eln.bc.ca/view.php?id=75

Read about: BC ELN Annual Reports, How consortia manage the US exchange rate, BC IR Network's selection of Islandora, OutLook OnLine's Canadian Hosting, and an opportunity for BC ELN Partner Libraries to stream video assets. ... More
Category: N/AUpdated: 01-Mar-2015