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What's New

Canadian Universities' Resource Sharing Agreement 

December 14, 2007

Toronto, Ontario: Effective January 2, 2008, Canadian university faculty, students and staff
will now be supported by one Resource Sharing Agreement amongst institutions. The new
agreement will extend standardized reciprocal interlibrary loan / document delivery privileges
across Canada. The agreement includes:
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Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 18-Dec-2007
AGent Version 3 Software Release Bulletin 

The final version of the Software Release Bulletin for December 17 ~ 19, 2007 Update to AGent, Version 3.0, is now available for download from any OutLook OnLine staff account, under "AGent News".

This bulletin, issued 18 December 2007, provides an overview of the changes and enhancements included in ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 18-Dec-2007
AskAway Advisory Committee 

December 12, 2007

TO: Virtual Reference Resource Team
CC: VR Planning Team
CC: Library Directors

RE: AskAway Advisory Committee

(Apologies for duplicate messages!)

Hi folks,

We wanted to let you know about changes that are underway to the committee that oversees AskAway.

Terms of ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 12-Dec-2007
Happy Birthday AskAway! 

Hi folks,

It's been one year since AskAway was officially launched by Minister of Advanced Education Murray Coell and Minster of Education Shirley Bond, and since then we've answered over 10,000 questions from patrons around the province! That means 1 in 20 BC learners has asked a question on AskAway! ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 12-Dec-2007
CUFTS Tutorial 

Many thanks to Richard Baer of Camosun College Library for this CUFTS Tutorial. ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 11-Dec-2007
dbWIZ Tutorial for students (thanks to Richard Baer, Camosun) 

A dbWIZ Tutorial (flash format) for students, illustrating the use of dbWIZ as a search tool and highlighting the value of dbWIZ as a discovery tool to help students figure out where to find the best resources, is available, with thanks to Richard Baer of Camosun College. ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 28-Nov-2007
The West Beyond the West: BCLA 2007 Presentation 

The West Beyond the West: BCLA 2007 Presentation

The presentation on The West Beyond the West project by Brian Bell at BCLA 2007, convened by Anita Cocchia, is now available at:

West Beyond the West is the British Columbia portal of the Alouette Canada project, designed to bring our history alive, ... More
Category: PresentationsUpdated: 17-Oct-2007
AskAway Term-by-Term Statistics Posted 

Statistics for AskAway are now available for the fall 2006, spring and summer 2007 terms. They can be found on the For Local Administrators tab of the Portal:


Use these stats to find out:

How many AskAway sessions with my patrons did librarians from my institution handle last fall?
How ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 10-Oct-2007
e-HLbc Steering Committee Meeting October 29 

The next meeting of the e-HLbc Steeering Committee will October 29, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., at the BC Academic Health Council conference room, 402-1770 West 7th Avenue.

For more information, see the e-HLbc website, or contact:
Jo Anne Newyear-Ramirez
e-HLbc Coordinator
Electronic Health Library of BC
Phone: 778-782-5440
Fax: 778-782-3023
Web: http://www.ehlbc.ca/ ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 02-Oct-2007
CUFTS Free! Open Access Collections Team 

September 24, 2007

Heather Morrison & Don Taylor would like to extend a warm welcome - and thank you - to the following members to the CUFTS Free! Open Access Collections Team.

Gilbert Bede
Okanagan College Library

John Dobson
University of Winnipeg Library

Ted Goshulak
Trinity Western University

Shirley Lew
Vancouver Community College Library

Corinne McConchie
University College of ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 24-Sep-2007