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November 1, 2021

To find out what COPPUL's hardworking committees have been doing to advance COPPUL's strategic initiatives please take a look at the COPPUL

October 21, 2021

With the new Fall season upon us, COPPUL is pleased to announce our new Chairs for the following committees. Many thanks to these individuals for agreeing to lead these committees forward.

September 21, 2021

Emerald Publishing has launched a pilot project to open up access to research to a selection of Indigenous post-secondary institutions and communities.

April 25, 2021

COPPUL is delighted to announce that Francine May will be the next Chair of the  COPPUL Collections Community.

March 9, 2021

The Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) is delighted to recognize Robyn Hall of MacEwan University, with its 2020 Outstanding Contribution Award. This award, which may be given annually to an

March 8, 2021

On Thursday, April 29 COPPUL is hosting its fourth annual Scholarly Communications SkillShare event from 10AM-1PM (MST). Due to COVID-19, this year’s event will take place virtually over Zoom.

January 14, 2021

 The COPPUL Scholarly Communications Working Group is planning a virtual Scholarly Communications SkillShare event for Thursday, April 29 10AM-1PM (MST). 

December 15, 2020

In response to NDRIO's call for white papers to assess the needs of Canada’s Digital Research Infrastructure (DRI) community, COPPUL has submitted a white paper (English version;

November 12, 2020

COPPUL is pleased to welcome Bow Valley College as its newest affiliate member. We look forward to licensing e-resources on their behalf. Welcome!

October 5, 2020

Need ideas on what to do for Open Access week when you can't actually meet with anyone in person?

September 19, 2020

The COPPUL CDSN Peer Services Working Group (PSWG) is seeking nominations for a new member with a strong interest in fostering and participating in a digital preservation community to serve on this active team.

June 30, 2020

In response to recent world events, the COPPUL Indigenous Knowledge Standing Committee and Deborah Lee, IK Coordinator, are pleased to host the following webinar on July 08 at 10 am PDT; 11 am MDT; noon CDT; and 1:00 pm EDT

June 25, 2020

The Rosemont Shared Print Alliance and the Partnership for Shared Book Collections  released a new, two-minute video highlighting the i

April 29, 2020

April 29, 2020 – The Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) and the Council of Atlantic University Libraries / Conseil des bibliothèques universitaires de l’Atlantique (CAUL-CBUA) announced today the signing of a

April 28, 2020

COPPUL is pleased to announce that Phase 4 of COPPUL SPAN is now officially complete.  Launched in early August 2016  the final total of retained titles at COPPUL institutions includes 3,754 monographs and 2,841 serials representing

April 15, 2020

COPPUL is pleased to announce the appointment of Deborah Lee to the position of Indigenous Knowledge Coordinator. Deborah will be joining COPPUL on a secondment from the University of Saskatchewan, 2 days per week for a 3-year term, effective June 01, 2020.

April 9, 2020

COPPUL has joined organizations around the globe urging the Dr Francis Gurrry, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to use his position as the leader of the global intellectual property system to take urgent action to guide Member States and

February 18, 2020

Registration for COPPUL’s third annual meetup and Scholarly Communications SkillShare event (formerly “Training Day”) Wednesday, April 29 – Thursday, April 30 at Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC has been postponed until further notice.