October 30, 2014

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 […]