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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

December 3, 2014

Here are a few photos of the new COPPUL office, located in the Taylor Family Digital Library (TFDL) at the University of Calgary.  The office number is TFDL 640K.  Many thanks to Vice-Provost and University Librarian Tom Hickerson and staff on the 6th floor of the TFDL for all their help in getti

December 3, 2014

The most recent edition of the COPPUL statistics has recently been released, covering the years 2011-2012.  The statistics can be found here.

October 10, 2014

Andrew Waller officially began as Executive Director of COPPUL on October 6, 2014.  Andrew has been Licensing and Negotiation Librarian and Open Access Librarian at the University of Calgary since 2008 and served in other roles since 1997.  The COPPUL office has moved to the University of Calgary

September 22, 2014

Thursday September 18 saw 45 representatives from COPPUL libraries, and select invited guests spend a productive day together discussing Indigenous Initiatives in COPPUL Libraries.  Our thanks to all presenters, participants, and the volunteers who helped plan this inspiring day of programming. 

September 16, 2014

COPPUL is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Waller as Executive Director, effective 6 October 2014. 

September 12, 2014

COPPUL's response to the Draft Policy Position for the Awards to Scholarly Publications Program (ASPP) from the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (FHSS) is