Author Archives: Robyn Hall

Call For New Member & Other Updates

Call for New Member The COPPUL Scholarly Communications Working Group is seeking nominations for a new member with a strong interest in scholarly communications to serve on this active team. The term is for two years beginning July 1, 2020. COPPUL Directors are asked to submit nominations to execdir@coppul.ca by Monday, June 8 for anyone […]
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Free CARL Webinar: Update from Coalition Publica on its Efforts to Increase Visibility and Sustainability of Canadian Journals

Thursday, March 12, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET Register here Please note that this event is open to all (not just CARL institutions). The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) invites you to an update and opportunity for dialogue with Coalition Publica, the joint project between Érudit and PKP to advance research dissemination and digital scholarly publishing […]
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UPDATE: COPPUL Scholarly Communications SkillShare Event April 30 – moving online

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Given recent developments in response to COVID-19, we have decided to cancel this year’s in-person SkillShare event that was planned for April 29-30 at Royal Roads University. Instead, we will offer a shortened online version of the program on Thursday, April 30 (9AM-noon Pacific Standard Time). Visit https://coppulscwg.ca/skillshare to view the revised program […]
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Save the Date! SkillShare 2020 in Victoria

The 2020 Western Canada Scholarly Communications SkillShare event (formerly known as our Regional Training Day) will be taking place at Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 29 and all day Thursday, April 30. Registration will open to COPPUL members in January. The program and additional details will be posted […]
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New Issue Briefs: Metrics & Mandates

The working group has completed two new issue briefs: Research Metrics Open Access Mandates in Canada Early in the fall we will be selecting new scholarly communications topics to explore and report on. Please do let any member of the SCWG know of any topic recommendations, as well as any feedback regarding our most recent […]
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Working Group Updates

Training Day Materials Posted Presentation materials from last month’s COPPUL Scholarly Communications Regional Training Day are now posted. Thank you to everyone who participated, and to everyone at the University of Regina for being wonderful hosts for this event. Stay tuned for information about a 2020 event. A date and location will be announced early […]
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Registration Open: COPPUL Schol Comm Event April 25-26, Regina

Join us Thursday, April 25 – Friday, April 26 for COPPUL’s second annual meetup and  Scholarly Communications Regional Training Day at the University of Regina. Registration is now open to all staff at COPPUL member libraries at no cost: https://tinyurl.com/trainingday19. The schedule and more information is posted at: https://coppulscwg.ca/training-day  Affiliate members and all others interested […]
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Save the Date! Training Day 2019 in Regina

COPPUL is planning its second informal meetup and Scholarly Communications Regional Training Day Thursday, April 25 – Friday, April 26, 2019 at the University of Regina. Registration will open early February, as soon as the schedule is finalized. Watch this space and subscribe to our blog for updates (see “Follow Blog” option on this page). The event will […]
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Tips for Living Openly: Publish in Open Access Journals

This is the first of a series of monthly posts about ways that those of us working in libraries can support open access (OA) to research. The first tip is to publish library and information science (LIS) research in OA journals. Based on an analysis of a list of LIS journals compiled by the Centre for Evidence […]
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Open Access Week 2018

Open Access Week is here! This year’s theme is “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge.” To find out what’s happening both locally and around the world visit openaccessweek.org’s event page. Many libraries are screening a recent documentary called Paywall: The Business of Scholarship. If you cannot make it to a screening, watch it online! Paywall: The […]
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