September 3, 2015

Canada: Ontario Council of University Libraries Releases Web Version of “Accessibility Information Toolkit for Libraries”

From OCUL: The OCUL Accessibility Information Toolkit for Libraries, previously available in PDF format, is now fully online as a handy reference resource for all! Originally designed to provide accessibility resources and best practices to Ontario’s University libraries, it is now available to the general public in French and English to browse, search and consult […]

Scholar Portal from the Ontario Council of University Libraries Becomes Canada’s First Certified Trusted Digital Repository

From the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL): …Scholars Portal is now the first certified Trustworthy Digital Repository in Canada. OCUL, which has been acquiring and managing digital content since 2002, is committed to the long-term preservation of scholarly resources for the benefit of future students and researchers. [Clip] This certification, the only generally recognized certification for […]

Infographic: Ontario Council of University Libraries: “Ask a Librarian” Usage Statistics, 2011-2012

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“12,001 chats in 218 days” – via U. of Toronto Twitter The following infographic provides a look at the Ontario Council of University Libraries, Ask a Librarian service that launched on September 12, 2011 with the following institutions: University of Guelph University of Guelph-Humber Lakehead University Ryerson University York University University of Toronto – St.George […]

Academic Libraries: Electronic Resource Usage Soars From Off-Campus Locations According to the Latest MINES for Libraries Study

A New Report from the Ontario Council of University Libraries (via an Association Of Research Libraries Announcement): The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is pleased to announce the availability of the final report of a ground-breaking study on the usage of electronic resources: MINES for Libraries: Measuring the Impact of Networked Electronic Services and the […]