Based in Western Canada, we are focused on scholarly communications issues & trends.

Summary of Survey Results: Copyright Practices in Canadian Institutional Repositories

Our final blog post contributed alongside the Scholarly Communications SkillShare event this past spring reports on findings from a survey members of the COPPUL Scholarly Communications Working Group (SCWG) conducted back in 2016 on copyright practices in Canadian institutional repositories. While originally intended for publication, and presentation at the ABC Copyright Conference in 2020, life […]
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Creating and Running POSE, the Program for Open Scholarship and Education, at UBC

Alongside this year’s Scholarly Communications SkillShare event, we invited contributions to our blog to hear more about what is happening at libraries in Western Canada. The second of these entries is below. Guest post by Stephanie SavageScholarly Communications and Copyright Services Librarian University of British Columbia Library Creating and Delivering POSE UBC is fortunate to have a dedicated […]
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Call For New Members & Other Updates

Call for New Members The COPPUL Scholarly Communication Working Group (SCWG) is seeking nominations for 2 -3 new members with a strong interest in scholarly communications to serve on this active team. The term is for two years beginning July 1, 2021. COPPUL Directors are asked to submit nominations from anyone interested in joining this […]
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A Newly Revised Open Access Commitment by Librarians and Archivists at USask

Alongside this year’s Scholarly Communications SkillShare event happening on Thursday, we invited contributions to our blog over April and May to hear more about what is happening at libraries in Western Canada. The first of these entries is below. Guest post by DeDe DawsonAssociate Librarian for Science and Scholarly CommunicationUniversity Library, University of Saskatchewan In […]
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Registration Open: COPPUL Scholarly Communications SkillShare April 29

On Thursday, April 29 COPPUL is hosting its fourth annual Scholarly Communications SkillShare event from 10AM-1PM (Mountain Time). This year’s event includes six lightning talks, a presentation on open access approaches from CRKN, and an overview of findings from a recent survey on scholarly communications activities taking place across Western Canada. Due to COVID-19, this […]
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