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What's New

NFB CAMPUS Transition to Consortia Canada License 

NFB is being transitioned to a Consortia Canada license, resulting in lower pricing for many libraries, greater price stability, and more support from the vendor. The new license brings the following changes: Lower minimum price Lower maximum prices Stable per-FTE price Lower increases year-to-year More useful and ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 01-Mar-2015
Introducing the OutLook OnLine Administrative Centre! 

February 6, 2015

To: Post-Secondary and Public Library Directors
From: Libraries Branch (Ministry of Education) & BC ELN

Re: Updates on OutLook OnLine (OLOL)

This message is to notify post-secondary and public library Directors of changes that will be coming to the OutLook OnLine (OLOL) platform, set to take ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 06-Feb-2015
BC IR Network Platform Selected! 

TO:     BC ELN Partner Libraries
CC:    BC ELN Steering Committee
BC IR Network Advisory Committee
BC IR Network Software Selection Committee

FROM: Sunni Nishimura, BC ELN Coordinator

RE: BC IR Network: Platform Selected!

We're pleased to announce that the BC ELN Steering Committee has unanimously endorsed the BC ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 01-Feb-2015
BC ELN Innovation & Success 2014 Now Available! 

The BC ELN Innovation & Success Report 2014 is now available: http://www.eln.bc.ca/docs/view.php?id=1517

The report highlights BC ELN's efforts in supporting BC post-secondary learners. It includes a focus on value, outcomes of strategic goal activities, financial overview, management of risks & opportunities, and future activities.

For previous Innovation & Success Reports, please visit: ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 01-Feb-2015
Gale Ebooks Special Offer - Ends in March 

This Gale special end of the year offer allows BC ELN partner libraries a one time purchase of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) Humanities Collection at a 50% discount. The Humanities Collection is an ebook package made up of 26 encyclopedias, handbooks, and other reference materials from third-party ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 01-Feb-2015
Discontinued QP LegalEze Content Now Freely Available on the BC Laws website 

The Private, Special and Local Acts, Gazette Part 1, and the Corporate Registry Notices are now available on the BC Laws site: http://www.bclaws.ca/. ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 01-Feb-2015
December BC ELN Connect Now Available 

Season's Greetings from the staff of BC ELN! The December BC ELN Connect is now available. Read about the 25th anniversary of BC ELN (including some great reminiscences), the December All Partner Meeting, and meet BC ELN Coordinator Leigh Anne Palmer's new ever-so-cute daughter.

The December Connect, as well as earlier ... More
Category: N/AUpdated: 18-Dec-2014
BC Gazette Part II now available on the BC Laws website 

BC Gazette Part II is now available on the BC Laws website.  In April, 2014, QP LegalEze was discontinued and all content moved to BC Laws.  The content is available free of charge and will continue to be updated.QP LegalEze will remain active until further notice.    ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 03-Dec-2014
Points to the Past: Free Access to Historical Databases for all BC Residents 

  December 1, 2014 To: BC ELN Library Directors Cc: BC ELN Steering Committee, BC ELN Collection Development Team From:  Anita Cocchia, BC ELN Re: Points to the Past: Free Access to Historical Databases for ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 01-Dec-2014
ICIS Training - February 

February 4, 2015

ICIS Training in early February 2015:

Steve Marks of ICIS will be offering several webinars to help libraries learn more about the initiative and the data sets available. The webinars will be:

Thursday, February 5, 1 pm to 2 pm
Wednesday, February 11, 10 am to 11 am

Please contact Gordon Coleman ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 01-Dec-2014