You are here Renewal 2019-2020

Response Deadline: 
August 2, 2019

Subscription Term


September 1, 2019


August 31, 2020

BC ELN has received renewal pricing for, the streaming audio and video product from CBC and Radio-Canada. Institutions can also opt to add the following streaming news products at an additional cost: L'Actualité en revue (French), News in Review (English), the National Geographic (English), and the National Geographic (French). More details are found below.

There has been no pricing change since last year. Pricing will vary based on updated FTE.

These products are made available to BC ELN partner libraries through a national site license, negotiated on behalf of Consortia Canada by Bureau de Coopération Interuniversitaire (BCI).


NEW IN 2019-2020 :

The CBC has obtained distribution rights for content from the BBC. They are currently in the process of loading this content on their platform. They anticipate that it will be available in September 2019. This does mean though that there are no trials available until it launches.

From the CBC:

We are extremely pleased to announce a new BBC specialty channel on that offers a wide range of titles in English and French from the UKʼs public broadcaster, a world leader in innovative storytelling. Content will delve into international history, social justice, earth and space science, medicine, animal behaviour and technology. Also among English-language programs in the channel are short animated and liveaction segments from BBC Teach, ideal for the elementary educator.  


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