News & Events

CARL and OCUL Work Together to Enhance Canada’s Data Management and Digital Preservation Landscape

May 03 2017 - The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) and the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) announced today the signing of an agreement that will see both organizations work together to identify and advance regional and national issues relating to the data discovery, management and digital preservation needs of the Canadian research community.

05/04/2017 - 15:11

Ontario’s University Libraries Collaborate to Build a Large-Scale Shared Storage Network

OCUL is pleased to announce that the Ontario Library Research Cloud (OLRC) will open its doors to subscribers as of May 1, 2017.  

04/27/2017 - 14:02

Lakehead University Library and Scholars Portal collaborate on hosted digital preservation pilot

Scholars Portal and Lakehead University Library are pleased to announce their collaboration on the development of Permafrost, a new preservation service to help protect the unique digital collections held by Ontario’s university libraries and archives. 

04/06/2017 - 11:14

Wilfrid Laurier University makes nationally significant Ipsos polling data freely available to the world

University Archives’ entire collection of Canadian national polling data will be shared via the Ontario Council of University Libraries’ Scholars Portal online platforms

03/10/2017 - 14:47

Employment Opportunity: Collaborative Futures Implementation Manager

The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is seeking an Implementation Manager for Phase 3 of the Collaborative Futures Project.

02/28/2017 - 14:30

OCUL 1967-2017

The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is celebrating 50 years of collaboration in 2017.

02/22/2017 - 13:46

Holiday Schedule for OCUL & Scholars Portal

Happy holidays from your colleagues at OCUL and Scholars Portal!

12/19/2016 - 10:56

Service Update: Scholars GeoPortal

The GeoPortal team recently completed a significant back-end upgrade, developing a scalable infrastructure to support the growing storage needs for geospatial data across OCUL.

12/13/2016 - 14:14

Finding Open Access Content on Scholars Portal Journals

Just in time for Open Access week, users can now easily find Open Access (OA) content on Scholars Portal Journals!

10/25/2016 - 16:16

New Features for Scholars Portal Dataverse

Scholars Portal is pleased to announce the release of the new Scholars Portal Dataverse.

10/04/2016 - 11:34

Scholars Portal Roadshow 2016 is coming to a library near you!

This year, we're putting Scholars Portal Day on hold, packing the Scholars Portal tour bus and bringing the conversation to you. 

09/23/2016 - 13:36

Ask a Librarian virtual reference service turns 5!

Ask a Librarian, OCUL's virtual reference service reopens today after a month-long summer hiatus. This year, our first day of service falls on a special occasion: Ask a Librarian’s fifth birthday!

09/12/2016 - 16:31


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