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June 7, 2016

The Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) is a consortium of 22 university libraries in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. Members

June 2, 2016

The COPPUL board and directors have finalized the organization's strategic directions for 2016-2018.  These will guide COPPUL's activities for the next few years.  The strategic directions can be found

May 24, 2016

COPPUL welcomes Carol Stephenson as the new COPPUL Licensing Coordinator.   Carol is a well-known licensing expert and has done collections work at the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL), Wilfrid Laurier University, and the University of Waterloo.  COPPUL is very lucky to have her on

May 2, 2016

Deadline: June 15, 2016 at 5 PM PDT

April 3, 2016

COPPUL is a distributed organization so it's rare that any of the COPPUL staff are in the same place at the same  time.   However, this uncommon event did happen during the recent COPPUL meetings in Victoria.

March 20, 2016

ACCOLEDS (A COPPUL Consortium of Library Electronic Data Services) is a COPPUL committee and has been in existence since 1992. ACCOLEDS has a great new website; please check it out at  http://accoleds.org.

January 27, 2016

This is a reminder of the call for nominations for the COPPUL Outstanding Contribution Award.  The deadline is coming soon, January 31.

January 11, 2016

The Spring 2016 COPPUL meetings will be held at the Unviersity of Victoria, Thursday, March 3, and Friday, March 4.  The March 3 meeting will including a joint meeting with the Canadiana board.  The March 4 meeting wi

January 11, 2016

Job Posting - COPPUL Licensing Coordinator

The Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) is seeking a Licensing Coordinator.  This is a half-time, permanent position, and may be filled as a secondment opportunity.

November 9, 2015

The COPPUL board for 2015/2016 was approved at the recent fall COPPUL directors meeting at the University of Saskatchewan.  The COPPUL board members are:

November 6, 2015

This is a call for nominations for the COPPUL Outstanding Contribution Award.

October 28, 2015

The latest undertaking in the COPPUL Shared Print Archive Network (SPAN), the shared print monograph project, has officially begun.  This project will look at usage and holdings of print monographs across participating COPPUL libraries, with an eye to identifying and preserving

October 23, 2015

The COPPUL Scholarly Communication Working Group is excited to announce the winners of the COPPUL Sponsorship for 2015 Open Access (OA) Week Speaker Events.

September 1, 2015

COPPUL is pleased to sponsor up to $1000 to reimburse COPPUL libraries for the cost of live-webcasting and archiving presentations as well as other costs associated with 2015 Open Access Week events. In return

July 15, 2015

Mary-Jo Romaniuk, University Librarian, University of Manitoba, has been appointed as vice-chair of the COPPUL Board, beginning immediately.  Mary-Jo will serve as vice-chair until the end of the fall COPPUL meeting on September 18.  She will then move into the role of COPPUL Board chair.  Many t

June 29, 2015

COPPUL is very pleased to announce that Corey Davis from the University of Victoria Libraries has accepted a half-time position as COPPUL’s Digital Preservation Network (DPN) Manager.  This newly-created, two-year appointment will

April 2, 2015

Job Posting - COPPUL Digital Preservation Network Manager

COPPUL is seeking a Digital Preservation Network Manager.  This is a half-time, two-year position and may be filled as secondment opportunity.

March 27, 2015

The fall 2015 COPPUL meetings will be held at the University of Saskatchewan on Thursday, September 17 and Friday, September 18.   The September 17 meeting will be devoted to strategic planning.  The September 18 meeting will be the fall COPPUL directors meeting

March 18, 2015

The 2012-2013 edition of the COPPUL statistics has been released recently. The statistics can be found here.

December 5, 2014

The Spring COPPUL meetings will take place in Vancouver, BC, March 4-6, 2015.  The COPPUL Collections Committee will meet on Wednesday, March 4.  There will be a Directors Plus One workshop on the topic of flexible learning and online learning on Thursda