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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.

11/28/2019 - 12:09

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

11/05/2019 - 10:49

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

10/30/2019 - 11:00

Accessible Content ePortal launches companion staff portal and public website

ACE Staff site screenshot The Accessible Content ePortal (ACE) service team is very happy to announce the launch of a new staff portal and public-facing website.

09/17/2019 - 10:30

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. 

08/23/2019 - 10:14

Brief Scholars Portal Service Outage: August 23, 8am

Brief Scholars Portal Service Outage August 23

08/22/2019 - 10:23

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 pr

07/09/2019 - 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

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.

04/30/2019 - 10:19

Agreement Between BCI and the University of Toronto to Extend OCUL’S Research Data Repository Service to Quebec Researchers

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Montreal and Toronto, 23 April 2019  BCI and the University of Toronto are proud to announce the signing of an agreement allowing researchers from Quebec universities to deposit the datasets generated by their research to OCUL’s Scholars Portal Dataverse platform.


04/23/2019 - 11:55


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