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

Research Roundup 2019 & 2020

Shuttleworth, K., Stranack, K., & Moore, A. (2019). Course Journals: Leveraging Library Publishing to Engage Students at the Intersection of Open Pedagogy, Scholarly Communications, and Information Literacy. Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, 14(2). https://doi.org/10.21083/partnership.v14i2.5339 Hurrell, C., Ruddock, K., & Pival, P. (2020). Open Badges for Promoting Open Practices in […]
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COPPUL Scholarly Communications SkillShare 2021

Save the Date: This year’s COPPUL Scholarly Communications SkillShare event will be held online on Thursday, April 29 10AM-1PM (Mountain Standard Time). Registration will open to COPPUL members and affiliate members at no cost in mid February. The program and additional details will be posted at that time. Follow our blog for updates. Call for […]
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Research Roundup

The COPPUL Scholarly Communications Working Group (SCWG) Research Roundup is a new initiative to highlight publications, conference presentations, posters and working papers in the field of scholarly communications authored by Canadian librarians in 2019 and 2020. Submissions will be featured on the COPPUL SCWG blog. To suggest items for this initiative, please complete this form. […]
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Deadline Extended: Call for proposals for 2021 Library Publishing Forum now open!

The Library Publishing Forum is an annual conference bringing together representatives from libraries engaged in (or considering) publishing initiatives to define and address major questions and challenges; to identify and document collaborative opportunities; and to strengthen and promote this community of practice. The Forum is sponsored by the Library Publishing Coalition, but you do not need to be […]
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Open Access Week 2020

No in-person events at your Library this term? No problem! This year’s Open Access Week theme is “Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion.” In a post announcing the theme, SPARC’s Nick Shockey emphasized that “organizers are encouraged to host discussions and take action around this year’s theme whenever is most […]
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