As part of a comprehensive plan for the financial sustainability of Ontario’s post-secondary sector, a recent Blue-Ribbon Panel report outlined recommendations to achieve a sustainable future for the province’s universities and colleges.

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 – The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL), the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL), and University of Toronto Libraries are pleased to announce their signing of an MOU outlining our collaborative intent to develop a National Institutional Repository Service to be hosted by Scholars Portal.  

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We are excited to announce the new Odesi site will officially go live on October 4, 2023!  

The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is now accepting proposals for New Initiatives funding.

Each year, OCUL provides financial support for major initiatives and projects that align with OCUL’s strategic plan and have a broad impact for all OCUL member libraries’ teaching, learning and research priorities.

The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is pleased to release the 2021-2022 Collaborative Futures Impact Report.

Over 2021 and 2022, we saw a concerted focus by OCUL members to improve access to collections through the Omni academic search tool, including the new ability to request physical materials from any of the 18 partner universities directly within Omni.

Le Conseil des bibliothèques universitaires de l’Ontario (CBUO ; en anglais : OCUL) est à la recherche d’un étudiant ou récent diplômé d’un programme en bibliothéconomie ou science de l’information, souhaitant offrir de l’aide à la recherche universitaire en français et en anglais par l’entremise du service de référence virtuelle « Clavardez avec nos bibliothécaires ».

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