University of Guelph Names New CIO & Chief Librarian

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OCUL Releases Scholars GeoPortal

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March 1, 2012 - OCUL is pleased to announce the release of Scholars GeoPortal (

OCUL Wins the 2012 OLITA Award for Technical Innovation

OCUL’s geospatial data platform Scholars GeoPortal was awarded this year’s Ontario Library and Information Technology Association (OLITA) Award for Technical Innovation.

BioOne Now Available on Scholars Portal

OCUL has partnered with BioOne in locally loading BioOne Complete into Scholars Portal Journals.

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RACER LibGuide Now Available

The Rapid Access to Collections by Electronic Requesting allows library card holders from all 21 Ontario university libraries to search across multiple catalogues and place an interlibrary loan (ILL) request.

New OCUL Quarterly Posted

Read the Winter 2011 OCUL Quarterly here:

Happy Holidays - OCUL Office Closure

Season's Greetings from OCUL

Please note the OCUL office will be closed Thursday, December 22, 2011 - Monday, January 2, 2012. Staff will be back in the office on  Tuesday, January 3, 2012.


Job Posting - OCUL Business Officer

OCUL seeks a confident accounting professional with a keen interest in working in a small office with a large reach. This opportunity is for a 10 month contract. Find out more

OCUL Projects Officer Announcement

On behalf of the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL), I am announcing staff changes that will take place in the next short while.

Open Access at Scholars Portal LibGuide Now Online

To recognize Open Access Week 2011 (October 24th to 30th), the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) has created a new Open Access at Scholars Portal LibGuide featuring our collection of Open Access e-book and e-journal resources.


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