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What's New

Free event: Librarians & OER 

Monday Oct 27, 2014, Noon – 4 pm Douglas College, New Westminster Campus Aboriginal Gathering Place, Room 4650 For details and registration, see the event webpage: http://open.bccampus.ca/librarians-oer-event/ ... More
Category: MiscUpdated: 15-Aug-2014
Informit Indigenous Collection Trial 

Trial and pricing information is now available for the Informit Indigenous Collection - a multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary collection, providing access to emergent and groundbreaking research about both topical and historic issues within indigenous studies.Response deadline is September 5, 2014. More details can be found here: http://www.eln.bc.ca/trialrenewal/view.php?id=706    ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 01-Aug-2014
WriteAway Update - Spring 2014 

WriteAway is growing! After several successful pilot terms, the service is now ready to welcome new institutions joining the service for September 2014. Read about the latest WriteAway news at: WriteAway Update Spring 2014. ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 11-Jun-2014
OutLook OnLine Migration - Updated Timeline - May 16, 2014 

May 16, 2014

OutLook OnLine Migration: Updated Timeline - May 16, 2014
Following is an updated timeline for the OutLook OnLine interface
migration, now that we've completed Stage 3: Testing and Defaults

Stage 1. February 1 - COMPLETED Network Environment
Update: Auto-Graphics servers were successfully updated to a new
network environment.
Stage 2. March 23 - ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 20-May-2014
OutLook OnLine Migration: Ready, Set, Go! 

May 20, 2014

TO: BC ELN Resource Sharing Team, PS-ILL
CC: BC ELN Partner Library Directors

RE: OutLook OnLine Migration: Ready, Set, Go!

The new OutLook OnLine interface, first announced at the BC ELN
All Partner Meeting on December 12, 2013, is ready for
implementing at all BC ELN partner libraries.  Thanks to
input from test sites ... More
Category: N/AUpdated: 20-May-2014
Provincial Digital Library announced - April 17, 2014 

Amrik Virk, Minister of Advanced Education, has announced two new initiatives for libraries. See the announcement at


The Provincial Digital Library connects with the work already underway by BC ELN on the BC Institutional Repository (IR) program. The second initiative is primarily looking at opportunities for shared purchasing of ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 15-May-2014
April Issue of BC ELN Connect Now Available 

In the April issue of BC ELN Connect, we envision a provincial network of institutional repositories, rally together for AskAway, check out OutLook OnLine's fresh new look, and much more.

See the April Connect and past issues on the: BC ELN Connect Page. ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 25-Apr-2014
AskAway and WriteAway Actions & Achievements 2013 Reports Released 

As part of its Strategic Plan Bold Step 2 Facilitating Learning Commons Services BC ELN coordinates AskAway and WriteAway collaborative online services.

Both AskAway and WriteAway Actions & Achievements 2013 reports have now been released. These reports outline accomplishments of the previous year and speak to the value that these services ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 04-Apr-2014
WriteAway Serves as Model 

Students from nine post-secondary institutions are participating in the initial phase of eTutor Alberta. Similar to the BC provincial WriteAway program, eTutor Alberta allows students to submit papers online to be reviewed by a tutor from any of the participating institutions. The BC Electronic Library Network provides collaborative service development ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 31-Mar-2014
Upcoming Discontinuation of the QP LegalEze Service 

Upcoming Discontinuation of the QP LegalEze Service

This is an update for partner libraries on the upcoming discontinuation of the QP LegalEze service. The Queen's Printer has announced that starting on April 2, 2014, all content on QP LegalEze will be moved to BC Laws. The move is expected ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 26-Mar-2014