Upcoming OCUL and Scholars Portal Webinars - September

  • Posted on: 2 September 2014
  • By: Anika

Whether you are new to OCUL or just wanting to find out what's new, we have a range webinars for you this September.

In this issue

Find the details of these webinars below. To register and receive connection details email ocul [at] ocul.on.ca.


The Keepers Registry and Scholars Portal

Monday, September 8, 2014, 1PM-2PM

On September 8th, from 1:00-2:00, join us for a webinar by Adam Rusbridge, from EDINA at the University of Edinburgh. Adam is the project manager for the Keepers Registry, a service that tracks who is preserving what in the world of scholarly journals. Scholars Portal became a member of the Keepers Registry earlier this year, following the certification of the e-journals platform as a Trustworthy Digital Repository in 2013. In this webinar, Adam will discuss the Keepers Registry, Scholars Portals involvement, and EDINA's plans for future expansion of the service.

More Information

EDINA: http://edina.ac.uk/
The Keepers Registry: http://thekeepers.org
Preservation at OCUL and Scholars Portal: http://www.ocul.on.ca/node/101

Quality Assurance Community webinar: Best Practices for Writing Cyclical Program Reviews

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 10AM-11:15AM

Join Helen Salmon (University of Guelph), Charlotte Innerd (Wilfrid Laurier University), Jane Schmidt (Ryerson University), Cory Laverty (Queen’s University) and the OCUL Quality Assurance Community for this webinar.

Learning Outcomes

  • Review writing templates in use at different institutions.
  • Identify types of statistical data and the processes by which they are collected and shared.
  • Compare examples of how data can be integrated into reports.
  • Identify methods that facilitate library involvement in the review process.

For more about the Quality Assurance Community visit: http://www.ocul.on.ca/node/2167

Introducing Scholars Portal

Wednesday, September 10, 2014,  11 AM – 12 PM

Scholars Portal, a service of the Ontario Council of University Libraries, belongs to all of us! You've probably used RACER, Ask a Librarian, SFX, RefWorks, or Scholars Portal Journals--but what is Scholars Portal? Who works there, and what do they do? How can you stay informed, or even get involved?

Join us on Wednesday, September 10th at 11 AM for answers to these questions, and any others you might have! This webinar is aimed at staff new to OCUL libraries, but we encourage anyone curious or in need of a refresher to join.

For more about Scholars Portal vist: http://scholarsportal.info/

Introducing OCUL

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 11 AM – 12 PM

Join us on September 18th for the second of our introductory webinars. In this webinar you will find out all you need to know about the Ontario Council of University Libraries, who we are, what we do and how you can get involved. Hear about the OCUL Communities and our Standing Committees, how we work together as a consortium and our current and upcoming projects. This webinar is also a great opportunity to ask any questions you have about OCUL.
This webinar is aimed at staff new to OCUL libraries and anyone who would like to find out more about OCUL. For more about OCUL visit: http://www.ocul.on.ca/