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From the Ground Up: Developing Staff Technology Training that Works

January 15, 2014

We hope you can join us for this free workshop offered by the West Vancouver Memorial Library in partnership with the BC Libraries Cooperative. From the Ground Up: Developing Staff Technology Training that Works Date:  February 20, 2014 Time: 9 am -12pm Pacific Location: West Vancouver Memorial Library, Welsh Hall Cost: Free Registration: https://grounduptech.eventbrite.ca/ In… Read more »

Library DataCamp – Surrey; register now!

September 19, 2013

Another Library Camp! Mark your calendar for November 1.  Surrey Libraries is hosting the next Library Camp event. Details and registration information

Register for the first annual Code4lib BC!

September 17, 2013

Register for the first annual Code4lib BC! http://code4libbc2013.eventbrite.ca/ What: It’s a 2 day unconference! A participant-driven meeting featuring lightning talks in the mornings, hackfest in the afternoons, with coffee, tea and snacks provided. Lightning talks are brief presentations which are typically 5-10 minutes in length (15 minutes is the maximum) on topics related to library… Read more »

Data BC Guest Blog Recaps Successful datacamp

March 27, 2013

The Co-op was invited to guest-blog by Data BC, following from the successful datacamp event. Read the blog here:

Announcing DataCamp – 15 March, 2013

February 8, 2013

Come together this March for #datacamp. DataCamp is a ½ day congress for anyone into libraries and their data. Focus for the camp is building libraries capacity around releasing, consuming and analyzing open data. Where: Lower Level, Vancouver Public Library Central Branch When: Friday March 15th, 8:30am-1230pm Read more

Evergreen 2013 Conference Program now available

December 5, 2012

The schedule is now up: http://eg2013.evergreen-ils.org/schedule/ The program has sessions for both people considering migrating to Evergreen and for folks currently using Evergreen. There are sessions for end users, developers, administrators and decision makers. Sessions will cover the present and the future of Evergreen. Speaker’s bios and more detailed session descriptions will go up later… Read more »

Open Data Summit a Success!

September 22, 2012

Thanks to all who attended and presented at the Open Data Summit on 21.09.12 in Vancouver! Thanks also to our co-hosts, the BC Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner, and Libraries and Literacy, Ministry of Education, BC. The summit focused on exploring opportunities for open data learning and leadership in BC libraries.  Engaging speakers… Read more »

ebook Summit

June 6, 2012

In May 2011, we held the first “eBook Summit”, a strategy session with library staff from all over BC discussing developments in the ebook and e-reader marketplaces and strategies for how libraries might most effectively respond. One year later, it’s time to get together again. The objective of this second Summit is to share information… Read more »

Evergreen International Conference 2013: website and registration launched

May 28, 2012

Hi everyone, We are really excited to host the Evergreen conference next year in Vancouver, BC in April 10-13, 2013. This is the first time the conference has been held outside the US and the first time the conference has been hosted by more than one consortium (King Country Library System and BC Libraries Cooperative)…. Read more »