The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) and Scholars Portal are pleased to announce that the first version of the Dataverse-Archivematica integration for long-term dataset preservation is now available for community testing and feedback.

Friday, March 1st, 11AM

Curious about how electronic collections are built and managed? In this one-hour webinar, members of the OCUL Information Resources Committee take you behind the mysterious curtain and into the world of content licensing. You will learn what a license is, why we have to license, how we do it, the impact licensing has on library collections and their use, and current challenges. If you’ve ever wondered about how this major activity is carried out, and what are the key elements, dynamics, and challenges, this presentation is for you!

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Scholars Portal is pleased to announce the upgrade of our research data repository, Dataverse, to software version 4.10.1, which enhances support for French language users and provides new features and bug fixes.

Happy holidays from your colleagues at OCUL and Scholars Portal!

The OCUL and Scholars Portal offices will be closed over the holiday period from Monday, December 24, 2018 to Friday, January 4, 2019 (inclusive).

We wish you all a very happy holiday and all the best for 2019!

In advancement of library open access and collaborative stewardship of digital data in Canada, Ontario university libraries are pleased to announce the release of over seven decades of important public opinion data to the broader academic community and the public.

Toronto, October 17, 2018 –  The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is pleased to recognize the leadership and exemplary career achievements of Leslie Weir through the OCUL Lifetime Achievement Award.

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