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What's New

New course from BCcampus: Adopting Open Textbooks 

BCcampus has launched a new online workshop: Adopting Open Textbooks.  Beginning this week, it runs until October 18. It runs asynchronously on the discussion forums, with synchronous sessions through Blackboard Collaborate.  Week 1: What is Open? What is an Open Textbook? Week 2: Creative Commons Licenses Week 3: Replacement ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 01-Sep-2013
BC ELN ILL Cost Review Task Group 

August 26, 2013 To:      BC ELN Directors cc:      BC ELN Resource Sharing Team From:  Sunni Nishimura, BC ELN Re:      BC ELN ILL Cost Review Task Group ** Action May be Required by Friday, September 6th ** At the May 21, 2013 BC ELN Steering Committee ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 27-Aug-2013
July 23, 2013 AskAway Advisory Committee Meeting minutes available 

The final version of the Advisory Committee meeting minutes from July 23, 2013 is now available here: http://www.eln.bc.ca/docs/view.php?id=1146

Please contact the administrative centre if you have any questions or comments.


AskAway Administrative Centre
Website: askaway.org
Email: aaoffice@eln.bc.ca
Phone: 778.782.5419 ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 12-Aug-2013
AskAway: QuestionPoint Software License To Be Renewed 

Please see the following announcement from Todd Mundle, AskAway Advisory Committee Chair, about AskAway software:Greetings, On behalf of the AskAway Advisory Committee, I am pleased to announce that  on August 1, 2013 we will be renewing the license with OCLC QuestionPoint to provide virtual reference (VR) software for the AskAway service for ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 03-Jul-2013
May 2013 BC ELN Steering Committee Minutes 

June 19, 2013 From:    BC ELN Office Re:        May 2011 BC ELN Steering Committee Meeting Minutes The final version of the May 21, 2013 BC ELN Steering Committee meeting minutes is now available for download at:http://www.eln.bc.ca/docs/view.php?id=1123 BC ELN Office Tel: 778-782-7003 Fax: 778-782-3023 Email: ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 20-Jun-2013
BC ELN 2013 Model License 

The BC ELN license, revised in conjunction with COPPUL, is now available for download from this page:

The 2008 Model License was reviewed in light of current Canadian copyright developments. Notable additions include sections covering e-books and perpetual access. The revised license will be used when negotiating new licenses, or when ... More
Category: DatabasesUpdated: 23-May-2013
CUFTS Free! update: now over 15,500 titles 

The CUFTS Free! collections now include over 16,000 titles (up by 500 titles from February).

CJDB users note that you will need to set a rebuild for the new titles to appear on your A to Z list. A regular rebuild schedule is recommended to ensure that your A to ... More
Category: Resource SharingUpdated: 14-May-2013
New AskAway Administrative Centre Report Available 

Below is a link to AskAway's latest Administrative Centre report. This is the first to come out since we adopted a new streamlined approach to reporting; the Administrative Centre will produce these reports twice a year now, instead of for every Advisory Committee meeting.  The latest Administrative Centre report: http://askaway.org/sites/askaway.org/files/AAAdminCentreRep201303.pdfAdministrative ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 22-Apr-2013
AskAway Actions and Achievements 2012 

The AskAway Actions and Achievements report has been submitted to BCcampus. The document is available here: http://askaway.org/sites/askaway.org/files/AskAwayActionsAchievements2012.pdf ... More
Category: Projects & InitiativesUpdated: 25-Mar-2013
WriteAway the future of online tutoring in BC 

BCcampus article on WriteAway the future of online tutoring in BC. ... More
Category: AnnouncementsUpdated: 07-Mar-2013