News & Events
Omni is going live!
OCUL is delighted to announce that the Omni academic search tool is in the process of going live at 14 university libraries in Ontario.
Omni Go-Live Date Now December 12
OCUL is moving closer to the implementation of Omni, our new consortial instance of Ex Libris’s Alma/PrimoVE library services platform. Ex Libris has confirmed that data from our 14 participating libraries migrated successfully; however they are experiencing a delay in processing the data and making it available to member libraries for verification.12/06/2019 - 13:10
OCUL Accessibility Community Virtual Huddle: Institutional Repositories
Tuesday, December 3 @ 11am
The OCUL Accessibility Community invites you to join our next Virtual Huddle, on the topic of Institutional Repositories.
Significant Milestone for Accessible Content ePortal: Collection Tops 17,000
The Accessible Content ePortal (ACE) is a consortial service supported by Scholars Portal and made available collaboratively across Ontario university and college libraries.11/19/2019 - 09:43
Scholars Portal upgrades Dataverse platform and launches Data Curation Tool
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November 5, 2019
Introducing Omni : A New Academic Search Tool from 14 Ontario University Libraries
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Introducing Omni :
A New Academic Search Tool from 14 Ontario University Libraries
October 30, 2019
OCUL Accessibility Community Virtual Huddle: Library eResource Accessibility Project
Wednesday, October 16 @ 11am10/10/2019 - 15:06
Accessible Content ePortal launches companion staff portal and public website
The Accessible Content ePortal (ACE) service team is very happy to announce the launch of a new staff portal and public-facing website.
Webinar: Back to School with Scholars Portal, September 5th
Thursday, September 5th, 2PM
Join staff from Scholars Portal in this one-hour webinar to learn what’s new and what’s upcoming with Scholars Portal services, including previews of the Dataverse Data Curation Tool, Accessible Content ePortal staff portal, and upgrades to the Scholars Portal Journals interface.
Brief Scholars Portal Service Outage: August 23, 8am
Brief Scholars Portal Service Outage August 23
OCUL/COPPUL Digital Preservation Management Workshop in Toronto, November 2019 - Registration Now Open
The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) and the Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) are pleased to announce that registration is open for the Toronto edition of the Digital Preservation Management Workshop series.08/22/2019 - 09:25
OCUL Accessibility Community Virtual Huddle: Inclusive Spaces & Technology Labs in Libraries
Wednesday, July 24, @ 11am PDT / 2pm EDT
The OCUL Accessibility Community invites you to join our next Virtual Huddle, on the topic of Inclusive Spaces & Technology Labs in Libraries.07/16/2019 - 12:01
Scholars Portal Launches Dataverse Blog
In fall 2018, OCUL’s Scholars Portal service and the University of Toronto Libraries received funding from the CANARIE RDM grant program for the development project “Dataverse for the Canadian Research Community.” The aim of the pr07/09/2019 - 11:07
2019 Scholars Portal Annual Report Now Available
Scholars Portal’s 2019 Report to the OCUL Directors is now available.06/05/2019 - 10:17
New Feature on Scholars Portal Journals: Linked Book Reviews
We are excited to announce a new feature linking Scholars Portal’s Journals and Books platforms. Over 17,000 book review articles on the Scholars Portal Journals platform now link directly to the title being reviewed on Scholars Portal Books.05/09/2019 - 10:14