News & Events

Job Opportunities: Virtual Reference Operators

OCUL seeks library or information studies students (MLIS/MI) and recent graduates interested in providing academic reference assistance through our Scholars Portal virtual reference service, Ask a Librarian/Clavardez avec nos bibliothécaires.

05/25/2023 - 15:42

Collaborative Futures Mini Conference - June 5, 2023

From making data discoverable to digital asset management, the Collaborative Futures Mini Conference is an opportunity to learn from your library colleagues' experiences working with Alma and Omni.

05/12/2023 - 14:33

OCUL Announces EBA Ebook Project with Wiley

The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is pleased to announce a pilot project with Wiley to give libraries access to the publisher’s nearly 24,000 ebook titles as part of a shared evidence-based acquisition (EBA) program.  

05/01/2023 - 01:34

Odesi Update & Upcoming Beta Release

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We’re pleased to share an update about the ongoing migration of Odesi collections to Borealis, the Canadian Dataverse Repository

04/05/2023 - 10:12

Save the Date & Call for Lightning Talks: Scholars Portal Days 2023

Scholars Portal Days 2023: Refresh/Reframe/Renew

Online Event
Thursday, May 4 and Friday, May 5, 2023

03/07/2023 - 15:20

Scholars Portal Awarded the Prix Micheline-Persaud by ABO-Franco

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Scholars Portal is this year’s recipient of ABO-Franco's Prix Micheline-Persaud as announced at the 2023 OLA Super Conference. 

02/01/2023 - 13:42

OCUL Appoints Executive Director

TORONTO (Ontario), 28 October 2022 - The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Greenberg as Executive Director following an extensive North American search.

10/28/2022 - 11:08

Upcoming Migration of ODESI Data Collections

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10/27/2022 - 10:10

OCUL Staff News: Michael Vandenburg appointed as Dean of Libraries at Dalhousie University

OCUL would like to congratulate Interim Executive Director, Michael Vandenburg on his upcoming appointment as Dean of Libraries at Dalhousie University. Michael has served as OCUL Interim Executive Director since May, 2021 providing steady operational and strategic leadership to the consortium in

05/19/2022 - 12:01

Registration & Call for Lightning Talks: Scholars Portal Days 2022

Currents of Change

Thursday, May 12 - Friday, May 13, 2022

03/22/2022 - 11:45

Save the Date: Virtual Scholars Portal Days 2022

Currents of Change

Online Event
Thursday, May 12 - Friday, May 13, 2022

02/17/2022 - 12:09

Omni to launch at McMaster University and OCAD University

The Ontario Council of University Libraries’ (OCUL) shared academic search tool, Omni will soon be available to even more of the province’s stud

01/26/2022 - 11:21

OCUL and Scholars Portal Holiday Closure

Happy Holiday! on background of blue and green stars and snowflakes

Seasons greetings from all of us at OCUL and Scholars Portal!

12/17/2021 - 14:43

OCUL Webinar: The Who, What and How of Information Resources at OCUL

June 24, 2021, 9:30am-11am


05/31/2021 - 15:32

Grant Hurley Recognized for Contribution to Digital Preservation

The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) congratulates Scholars Portal Digital Preservation Librarian Grant Hurley on receiving the 2021 the Archives Association of Ontario (AAO) Alexander Fraser Award and the Masters of Information Student Council, MISC Outstanding Instructor Award. These awards recognise Grant’s sustained and valuable contribution to the field of digital preservation.

05/27/2021 - 12:01


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