News & Events

New Collection: D-Day, Other Second World War Maps Available on GeoPortal

Scholars Portal and members of the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) Geo Community are pleased to announce the release of a collection of Second World War military maps via Scholars GeoPortal, a shared geospatial data repository.

06/06/2018 - 11:20
Scholars Portal Annual Report Released

Over the past year Scholars Portal has been busy building new services and renewing platforms, supporting research, teaching and learning activities and fostering partnerships with OCUL member libraries and colleagues around Canada. These activities are outlined in the latest Scholars Portal Annual Report, now available on the OCUL website.

06/04/2018 - 10:11
Scholars Portal Services Unavailable Canada Day

Scholars Portal Services Unavailable Canada Day
 
Due to an upcoming planned power shutdown at the University of Toronto, ALL Scholars Portal services will be temporarily unavailable from Saturday, June 30th at 5pm until Sunday, July 1st at 5pm.

05/25/2018 - 12:39
Webinar: OCUL Communities Lightning Talks on Collaboration

June 5th from 11am-12pm
 
Join colleagues across the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) for a webinar tour of our communities of practice. Get some insight into the work they have been doing over the past year, and the conversations they have been contributing to across Ontario and beyond.

05/24/2018 - 14:17
Permafrost Digital Preservation Service: Call for Subscribers

OCUL is pleased to announce that the Permafrost hosted digital preservation service is set to become Scholars Portal’s newest subscription-based service.

05/17/2018 - 15:16
New Scholars Portal Books platform now live!

Scholars Portal is pleased to announce the public beta release of the new Scholars Portal Books platform, now available at https://booksbeta.scholarsportal.info.

05/14/2018 - 17:10
New Open Access Resource: PsycCRITIQUES Archive

Scholars Portal is pleased to announce that the archive of PsycCRITIQUES is now fully available as an Open Access resource on the Scholars Portal Journals platform. 

04/30/2018 - 14:33
Employment Opportunity: Virtual Reference Operator (Part-Time, Remote)

The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is seeking library or information studies students (MLIS/MI) and recent graduates interested in providing academic reference assistance through our virtual reference service, Ask a Librarian / Clavardez avec nos bibliothécaires.

04/26/2018 - 15:53
Webinar: Supporting access to government documents for Ontario’s universities

April 5th from 1pm-2pm
Hosted by the OCUL Government Information Community
 
Do you want to know more about how Ontario’s university libraries are supporting the preservation of and access to government information?

03/27/2018 - 10:37
OCUL Webinar: Voices of OER

Monday, March 5, 11:00am-12:30pm


An Open Education Week event

02/27/2018 - 12:13
Making library books accessible

Take a behind-the-scenes look at how we transform a library book into alternative formats that are accessible to users with print disabilities. 

01/10/2018 - 14:53
OCUL OER White Paper published

In response to increasing membership interest in Open Educational Resources (OER) and the role of libraries in this endeavour, OCUL recently undertook an environmental scan and analysis of current activities in open education publishing. This initiative has resulted in the publication of an Open Educational Resources White Paper.

12/14/2017 - 16:08
Collaborative Futures RFP issued

On behalf of OCUL, the University of Ottawa has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for the Collaborative Futures project. The project has as its aim the procurement and implementation of a Software as a Service (SaaS) Library Services Platform (LSP) for participating OCUL members. At present, 13 of OCUL’s 21 members have agreed to move forward with migration to a shared LSP.

12/14/2017 - 08:31
Queen’s University Library, Canadian Opinion Research Archive (CORA), and Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) partnering to make CORA polling data freely available to all

Queen’s University Library in collaboration with the Canadian Opinion Research Archive (CORA) and the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is making CORA polling data freely available to the public via the Ontario Council of University Libraries’ <odesi>, Ontario Data Documentation, Extraction Service and Infrastructure data portal, a component of OCUL’s Scholars Portal suite of data resources and tools, as of December 1, 2017.
 

12/05/2017 - 12:20
Scholars Portal Day 2017: Transforming Libraries

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Desautels Hall, Rotman School of Management (107 St. George Street)
University of Toronto – St. George Campus

10/17/2017 - 16:58

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