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What's New

Successful Trial of Quicklaw 

June 25, 2007To: BC ELN Collection Development TeamFrom: Gordon Coleman, BC ELN Project CoordinatorRe: Successful Trial of QuicklawWe're pleased to report that our Quicklaw trial has been a considerable success. Ten libraries have indicated ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 14-Aug-2007
AskAway Brown Bag Presentation Recordings 

Recordings of all AskAway brown-bag lunch presentations are now available on the AskAway portal:


Handouts associated with each presentation are also linked on the same page.

To view the recordings, you will need a browser that has the Flash Player plugin, and a pair of headphones or speakers.

Thanks very much to everyone ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 30-Jul-2007
Successful Trial of Auto Repair Center 

July 4, 2007

To: BC ELN Collection Development Team
From: Gordon Coleman, BC ELN Project Coordinator
Re: Auto Repair Reference Center: Final List of Participants for 2007-8

This is to announce the successful trial and licensing of Ebsco's Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC) database for participating BC ELN partner libraries.

ARRC was ranked #1 in the 2005-6 BC ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 05-Jul-2007
2006/2007 BC ELN Year in Review 

June 19, 2007

To: BC ELN Contacts
From: Heather Morrison, BC ELN
Re: 2006 / 2007 BC ELN Year in Review

The 2006/2007 BC ELN Year in Review is available for download, from:

Highlights include:
2006-2011 Strategic Plan
AskAway Post-Secondary Virtual Reference
e-HLbc launched, BC ELN as e-HLbc Adminstrative Centre
Document Delivery Upgrade
West Beyond the West


Heather G. Morrison
Project Coordinator
BC ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 20-Jun-2007
BC ELN netLibrary Collection Update 

June 13, 2007 Update

4 more titles have been added to the netLibrary collection. MARC records and a title list in Excel for the 4 titles have been added to the netLibrary page, at:

May 15, 2007

To: BC ELN Collection Development Team
From: Heather Morrison, BC ELN
Re: BC ELN netLibrary Business Collection udpate

The BC ELN ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 13-Jun-2007
BC ELN: New products available through Consortia Canada 

May 30, 2007

To: BC ELN Collection Development Team
From: Gordon Coleman, BC ELN Project Coordinator
Re: New products available through Consortia Canada

This month there are a number of renewals ongoing for Oxford University Press and McGraw-Hill products, which are made available to BC ELN partner libraries through a national site license negotiated ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 30-May-2007
Campus 2020, Libraries and BC ELN 

On April 23, 2007, Minister of Advanced Education Murray Coell and special advisor Geoff Plant released the Campus 2020 report, Access and Excellence. The report makes 52 recommendations to government on how to build on the strengths of British Columbias post-secondary education system and create a plan for the future.

There ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 25-May-2007
The Award-Winning AskAway: Congratulations, Team! 

May 16, 2007

The BC Electronic Library Network is pleased to announce that AskAway, the provincial Post-Secondary Virtual Reference Service, together with the Public Library AskAway service, has won three awards! Congratulations and thanks to our excellent service providers and AskAway planning teams.

The BCLA awards were presented on April 20, ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 16-May-2007
Splitting of CUFTS Open Access Journals List 

Forwarding on behalf of Don Taylor, SFU Library / reSearcher Team - Heather Morrison

Please be advised that the CUFTS Open Access Journals list has been split into two distinct title lists - the Open Access Journals and Government Serials. Due to the nature of government serials, and the fact that ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 08-May-2007
BC ELN Telephone Changes 

April 19, 2007

As part of Simon Fraser University's changeover for telephone numbers, BC Electronic Library Network telephone numbers will change as of April 23, 2007. Following are the new numbers.

Anita Cocchia, Executive Director ........... 778.782.7004
Gordon Coleman, Project Coordinator ......... 778.782.7002
Heather G. Morrison, Project Coordinator .... 778.782.7001
Ewa Kniec / Elaine ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 23-Apr-2007