Webinar: Supporting access to government documents for Ontario’s universities

  • Posted on: 27 March 2018
  • By: Anika

April 5th from 1pm-2pm
Hosted by the OCUL Government Information Community
Do you want to know more about how Ontario’s university libraries are supporting the preservation of and access to government information?


Join the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) Government Information Community for a webinar tour of their latest activities, current and upcoming projects, and an exploration of key topics of interest to the community and beyond.   
The OCUL Government Information Community facilitates and contributes to Ontario-wide conversations about government information.  The community’s activities demonstrate OCUL’s continued commitment and innovative approaches to enduring, long-term access to government documents.
The discussion will include:

  • The outcomes of two years of a digitization initiative targeting print-only publications of the Government of Ontario, and plans going forward
  • Five years of Government Information Day in Ontario
  • The Ontario Government Publications Roundtable
  • OCUL’s Government & Grey Literature Web Archiving Pilot

Who should attend?
This webinar is open to anyone interested in government document collection and preservation in Ontario.
How to connect
Join this webinar at https://connect.scholarsportal.info/ocul/.
Please log on as guest and indicate your name and affiliation. Group viewings are encouraged as space is limited. Please ensure you have speakers as there is no call in number for this webinar. This webinar will be recorded. 
If you require accommodations please contact ocul [at] ocul.on.ca.
About OCUL Communities
The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is a consortium of Ontario’s 21 university libraries. Our strength lies in our commitment to work together to maximize our collective expertise and resources. The OCUL Communities help promote and encourage the advancement of services in OCUL member institutions. They provide a forum for the exchange of information and ideas including knowledge sharing from projects and innovations across member institutions and beyond and seek opportunities to improve individual and shared infrastructure for existing and emerging initiatives. The 13 communities cover a variety of interest areas and are open to staff from OCUL member libraries. 
For more information visit: https://ocul.on.ca/ocul-communities