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The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) intends to host a Toronto edition of the popular Digital Preservation Management Workshop series from November 12-15, 2019 at Ryerson University. We are seeking expressions of interest from OCUL and COPPUL members to ensure we can make the workshop feasible. Please communicate your interest in attending this workshop by Friday, May 17 by filling out this short form.

Thursday, April 4, 11am-12pm

The OCUL Accessibility Community invites you to join their first Virtual Huddle.  

This Virtual Huddle is the first of a series of informal meetings designed to facilitate information sharing and support a robust community of practice around accessibility issues. This event is an opportunity to join a video call to share information, ask questions or just be privy to an informal discussion on one focus issue related to accessibility.

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!

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