Publications & Presentations

OCUL offers staff at member institutions access to training and resource sharing opportunities both in person and online through on-site training at institutions, presentations, webinars and through information-sharing opportunities like the annual Scholars Portal Day.  
 

Publications about OCUL and Scholars Portal

OCUL member staff, and OCUL and Scholars Portal staff also provide information about our initiatives to a wider audience of colleagues and partner institutions through participation in conferences, article publication and membership on external boards and committees with partners such as the Council of Ontario Universities.  

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Accessiblity Information Toolkit for Libraries

This Toolkit is offered to the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) community as a useful resource, explaining our institutional obligations under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

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Report on Accessible Media (ROAM)

ROAM, or the Report on Accessible Media is a research study on accessible media delivery at Ontario universities. Commissioned by OCUL, the study identifies a range of service options available to Ontario’s university libraries to ensure fair and equitable access to video collections held at university libraries across the province.

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White Paper on Open Educational Resources

In response to increasing membership interest in Open Educational Resources (OER) and the role of libraries in this endeavour, from September 2016 until November 2017, OCUL undertook an environmental scan and analysis of current activities in the realm of open education publishing. This analysis has resulted in an Open Educational Resources White Paper.

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