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December 10, 2018

Dive into AskAway news with the AskAway Chat Box December 2018:

  • Reaching off-campus and distance students with chat reference
  • Spotlight on promotion with College of the Rockies Library
  • Improving AskAway visibility in EBSCO and ProQuest databases
  • Update on the AskAway software evaluation
  • And more!

Read the Chat Box December 2018

December 10, 2018

The 3rd Quarter (up to September 17th) 2018 BC Open Textbook MARC records (full sets and additions) are now available: BC Open Textbook MARC Records

Questions? Contact Sunni Nishimura.

November 20, 2018

CRKN has announced that as of January 1, 2019, 60 million pages of Canadian digital documentary heritage will be available at no charge to users. The Canadiana collections are the largest online collections of early textual Canadiana in the world. The removal of the subscription paywall will allow unimpeded access to this unique historical content for researchers, students, faculty, and all users in Canada and around the world.

October 29, 2018

Provider neutral BC Legislative Library MARC records for August 2018 are now available for free download on the Legislative Library MARC Records page.

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October 29, 2018

The latest OutLook OnLine Newsletter is out and it’s jam packed with useful information!

October 4, 2018

Provider neutral BC Legislative Library MARC records for July 2018 are now available for free download on the Legislative Library MARC Records page.

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September 25, 2018

Intersections: Peoples and Places in British Columbia
BC Studies Conference, Thompson Rivers University, May 2-4, 2019

Thompson Rivers University is proud to host the international, multidisciplinary BC Studies Conference on the theme of Intersections: Peoples and Places in British Columbia, May 2-4, 2019.

TRU invites proposals for panels and papers on all areas of research on British Columbia, including those that address intersections within and between peoples and places throughout the province.

July 17, 2018

Provider neutral BC Legislative Library MARC records for May 2018 are now available for free download on the Legislative Library MARC Records page.

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May 31, 2018

What do students do with WriteAway feedback? Learn the answer in the WriteAway Actions & Achievements 2017 report:

https://bceln.ca/sites/default/files/reports/Actions_Achievements_WriteAway_2017.pdf

Also included in the report:

May 29, 2018

This annual report on the Arca Collaborative Digital Repository contains a list of 2017 service achievements and a breakdown of projected finances.

https://bceln.ca/sites/default/files/reports/Actions_Achievements_Arca_2017.pdf

Also included in the report:

  • Spotlighted savings and value that Arca brings to BC and beyond
  • A profile of College of the Rockies and its involvement in Arca
  • Plans for the service in 2018
May 23, 2018

The March 2018 BC Open Textbook MARC records (full setand additions) are now available: BC Open Textbook MARC Records

Questions? Contact Sunni Nishimura.

May 17, 2018

OutLook OnLine 2017 Actions & Achievements report has been released!

https://bceln.ca/sites/default/files/reports/Actions_Achievements_OLOL_2...

Read about:

  • Highlighted savings and benefits the service brings to BC
  • 2017 service accomplishments
  • How OutLook OnLine is making a difference for Yukon College
May 14, 2018

Provider neutral BC Legislative Library MARC records for March 2018 are now available for free download on the Legislative Library MARC Records page.

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May 9, 2018

Learn what AskAway visitors ask, learn, and say about the service in the just-released Actions & Achievements 2017 report:

https://bceln.ca/sites/default/files/reports/Actions_Achievements_AskAway_2017.pdf

Also included in the report:

  • A profile of Nicola Valley Institute of Techology
  • Highlights of the value AskAway brings to the province
  • 2017/18 financials
  • What's on the horizon for the service in 2018

Enjoy!

April 19, 2018

Have you explored Points to the Past lately?

Points to the Past has recently been updated! The website makes millions of pages of historical content freely accessible to all residents of BC and Yukon.

https://pointstothepast.ca/

Recently refreshed, the Points to the Past website updates include:

April 17, 2018

“What is the BC ELN Community? Diverse, certainly… but a group that shares a common goal: to connect post-secondary students, educators, and researchers with the information and skills they need to thrive.”

We invite you to read more about the BC ELN community in Innovation & Success 2017! This annual report highlights the accomplishments that collaboration makes possible: https://bceln.ca/sites/default/files/reports/Innovation_Success_2017.pdf

Did you know?

April 16, 2018

The Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training has confirmed BC ELN's annual budget allocation of $485,417 for 2018/19. The Ministry appreciates BC ELN's "continued commitment to post-secondary education, providing excellent opportunities for students and supporting British Columbia's economy." Thanks goes to the Ministry and BC ELN partner libraries for all the support - funding, staff time, input, and feedback. We look forward to yet another productive year!

 

 

February 9, 2018

Provider neutral BC Legislative Library MARC records for December 2017, and the full set of records for 2017, are now available for free download on the Legislative Library MARC Records page.

January 19, 2018

The December 2017 BC Open Textbook MARC records (full set and additions) are now available: BC Open Textbook MARC Records

Many thanks to Linda Woodcock and Cleire Lauron (KPU), and Sarah Ogden (VIU).

Questions? Contact Sunni Nishimura.

January 9, 2018

Provider neutral BC Legislative Library MARC records for September, October & November 2017 are now available for free download on the Legislative Library MARC Records page.

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