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April 19, 2018

Have you explored Points to the Past lately?

Points to the Past has recently been updated! The website makes millions of pages of historical content freely accessible to all residents of BC and Yukon.

https://pointstothepast.ca/

Recently refreshed, the Points to the Past website updates include:

April 17, 2018

“What is the BC ELN Community? Diverse, certainly… but a group that shares a common goal: to connect post-secondary students, educators, and researchers with the information and skills they need to thrive.”

We invite you to read more about the BC ELN community in Innovation & Success 2017! This annual report highlights the accomplishments that collaboration makes possible: https://bceln.ca/sites/default/files/reports/Innovation_Success_2017.pdf

Did you know?

April 16, 2018

The Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training has confirmed BC ELN's annual budget allocation of $485,417 for 2018/19. The Ministry appreciates BC ELN's "continued commitment to post-secondary education, providing excellent opportunities for students and supporting British Columbia's economy." Thanks goes to the Ministry and BC ELN partner libraries for all the support - funding, staff time, input, and feedback. We look forward to yet another productive year!

 

 

February 9, 2018

Provider neutral BC Legislative Library MARC records for December 2017, and the full set of records for 2017, are now available for free download on the Legislative Library MARC Records page.

January 19, 2018

The December 2017 BC Open Textbook MARC records (full set and additions) are now available: BC Open Textbook MARC Records

Many thanks to Linda Woodcock and Cleire Lauron (KPU), and Sarah Ogden (VIU).

Questions? Contact Sunni Nishimura.

January 9, 2018

Provider neutral BC Legislative Library MARC records for September, October & November 2017 are now available for free download on the Legislative Library MARC Records page.

Questions? Contact:

November 7, 2017

BC ELN and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (IKBLC) at the University of British Columbia Library are pleased to announce a partnership to allow successful past and future British Columbia History Digitization Program (BCHDP) grant recipients the option of hosting their digitized material on Arca, BC's collaborative digital repository.

October 16, 2017

Provider neutral BC Legislative Library MARC records for August 2017 are now available for free download on the Legislative Library MARC Records page.

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September 25, 2017

We're pleased to announce that Columbia College has joined AskAway! 31 institutions are now working together to bring collaborative chat reference to learners across the province.

Columbia College is an international private college located in Vancouver and is an Associate Member of BC ELN.

September 15, 2017

Institutions across Canada can now benefit from full access to Frontier Life: Borderlands Settlement and Colonial Encounters, a digital collection of primary sources offering a glimpse into Canada’s unique historic past.

September 12, 2017

The August 2017 BC Open Textbook MARC records (full set and additions) are now available: BC Open Textbook MARC Records

Many thanks to Linda Woodcock and Cleire Lauron (KPU), and Sarah Ogden (VIU).

Questions? Contact Sunni Nishimura.

September 11, 2017

Provider neutral BC Legislative Library MARC records for May, June and July 2017 are now available for free download on the Legislative Library MARC Records page.

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July 21, 2017

e-HLbc is pleased to announce the launch of the new Strategic Plan for 2017-2022. The Strategic Plan is now available on the website at http://ehlbc.ca/about-us/strategic-plan

June 28, 2017

e-HLbc's annual report, the 2016 Year in Review, was released today and is now available on the e-HLbc website. The report highlights several of e-HLbc's main achievements and activities over the past year, notably the consortium's celebration of its 10th anniversary and the launch of its strategic planning process to set priorities for the next five years. Happy reading!

June 9, 2017

Provider neutral BC Legislative Library MARC records for December 2016, and the full set for 2016, are now available for free download on the Legislative Library MARC Records page.

Questions? Contact:

June 8, 2017

The Arca Actions & Achievements 2016 report is now available!

This year's Actions and Achievements report highlights Arca's tremendous growth over the year and demonstrates the value Arca generates for post-secondary institutions and researchers across the province. The report shines a spotlight on several Arca participants, including Northwest Community College, Douglas College, and Camosun College.

May 25, 2017

The AskAway Actions & Achievements 2016 report is now available!

In this year's Actions & Achievements, we look back on 10 years of AskAway, celebrate the success of 2016, and set our sights to the future. The report also highlights how AskAway delivers ongoing value to libraries, learners, and researchers across the province.

May 2, 2017

The WriteAway Actions & Achievements 2016 report is now available!

In this report, you'll hear from some of the people who are a part of the WriteAway community and learn how the service is making a difference for students, instructors, and institutions across BC. You'll also learn about key achievements made in the past year that will ensure service vitality as well as how WriteAway is planning for the future.

April 19, 2017

The March 2017 BC Open Textbook MARC records (full set, deletions and additions) are now available: BC Open Textbook MARC Records

Many thanks to Linda Woodcock and Cleire Lauron (KPU), and Sarah Ogden (VIU).

Questions? Contact Sunni Nishimura.

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