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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 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

June 16, 2014

COPPUL is seeking applications for the position of Executive Director of the consortium.  As the principal representative of the organization, the Executive Director works under the direction of the Board to meet the vision and goals of COPPUL, including the development of strategies,

June 13, 2014

The Centre for Evidence Based Library and Information Practice at member institution University of Saskatchewan will present a one-day symposium on Librarians as Researchers.  The Call for Proposals for this event, to be held in Saskatoon 15 October 2014, is now available from the

June 3, 2014

COPPUL was pleased to meet with consortial colleagues from across Canada for a productive meeting of Consortia Canada on Monday June 2.   Many of our licenses for electronic resources are coordinated with other groups across the country to achieve maximum discou

May 22, 2014

COPPUL is pleased to be participating in a meeting in Victoria, BC on May 28, and organized by Library and Archives Canada, to discuss a national strategy for shared print archiving in Canada.  COPPUL, LAC, and many other Canadian consortia and libraries working on this issue will convene at this

May 16, 2014

Hearty congratulations to Libraries and Cultural Resources at the University of Calgary for being recognized by the Students' Union for "dedication to students." 

May 14, 2014

The Archivematica as a Service program moved to implementation at partcipating libraries May 1, 2014.  University of Victoria, University of Lethbridge, and Vancouver Island University are now live!  Testing and training is underway at remaining sites. 

May 14, 2014

June 1st will be the start date for a new consortial license for Browzine, a platform for organizing and reading  licensed e-journal content in a unified display, optimized for tablet devices.  Ten COPPUL libraries subscribe.