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BC Digitization Coalition Spring Update 

The BC Digitization Coalition has been hard at work updating the West Beyond the West search portal and launching its hosting service. Here are a few highlights of what's new with the Coalition:Search PortalThe West Beyond the West search portal has an exciting new look! The new design brings a ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 25-Mar-2014
OutLook OnLine Migration: Updated Timeline 

March 24, 2014

OutLook OnLine Migration: Updated Timeline + Sneak Peak

Following is an updated timeline for the OutLook OnLine interface migration, now that we've confirmed dates with Auto-Graphics.

SNEAK PEAK: For those of you that wish to take a look at the new interface in action, Massachusetts has a Beta version of ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 24-Mar-2014
WriteAway Celebrates its First Year 

It's a milestone worth celebrating! In honour of WriteAway's first successful pilot year, the following article was published on the BCcampus website: http://bccampus.ca/2014/02/25/over-500-students-supported-during-writeaways-first-year/ ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 07-Mar-2014
BC ELN Staff Updates 

 Subject:  BC ELN Staff UpdatesTo:          All BC ELN ContactsFrom:     Leah Hopton, BC ELN Gordon Coleman will be returning to his full time Coordinator position at BC ELN beginning March 3rd.Brandon Weigel will be continuing on with BC ELN to provide AskAway coordination and collaborative institutional repository support.Erin Ziegenfuss, who ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 26-Feb-2014
BC ELN Innovation & Success Report 2013 - Now Available! 

February 17, 2014

The BC ELN Innovation & Success Report 2013 is now available:

The report highlights BC ELN's efforts in supporting BC post-secondary learners. It includes an assessment and financial overview, service developments, risks & opportunities, and future activities.

Please do not hesitate to contact Anita or Rosie, Steering Committee Chair, with ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 17-Feb-2014
December 2013 Legislative Library MARC Records Now Available 

The December 2013 Legislative Library MARC records are now available for free download from here.
Also available at the bottom of the same page is the ZIP file of all records from 2013. ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 04-Feb-2014
Upcoming Migration to New OutLook OnLine Interface 

January 28, 2014
Upcoming Migration to New OutLook OnLine Interface
This is an update for partner libraries on the upcoming migration to a new search interface for OutLook OnLine (OLOL), set to occur at all partner libraries using OLOL over the next 4 months. (This migration was first announced at the BC ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 29-Jan-2014
BC ELN All Partner Meeting December 13th, 2013: Minutes 

February 5, 2014To:    BC ELN Partner Library DirectorsRe:    December 13, 2013 All Partner Meeting MinutesThe final version of the minutes from the December 13, 2013 BC ELN All-Partner meeting are available for download from: http://www.eln.bc.ca/docs/view.php?id=1263 (PDF)To view previous BC ELN minutes, go to: http://www.eln.bc.ca/view.php?id=130BC ELN OfficeTel: 778-782-7003Fax: 778-782-3023Email: office@eln.bc.caWeb: www.eln.bc.ca ... More
Category: About BC ELNUpdated: 01-Jan-2014
Library Book Rate Increase for 2014 

Canada Post Library Shipping Rates to increase slightly in January 2014

On January 13, 2014, Canada Post will increase library materials rates by a weighted average of 4.9 per cent. For details see the CLA website: http://www.cla.ca/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home&CONTENTID=14704&TEMPLATE=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 19-Dec-2013
New AskAway Admin Centre Report Available 

Below is a link to AskAway's latest Administrative Centre report. This is the second to come out since we adopted a new streamlined, twice yearly approach to reporting. The report is now divided into two sections: the Admin Centre Report, and AskAway By the Numbers.

The latest Administrative Centre report: ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 19-Dec-2013