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August 8, 2018

eHLbc's annual report, the 2017 Year in Review, was released today and is now available on the website

The report highlights several of eHLbc's main achievements and activities over the past year, notably renewing eHLbc's Core Suite for the next four years, welcoming the Association of Registered Nurses of BC to the consortium, and refreshing eHLbc's website and logo.

Happy reading!

July 9, 2018

The eHLbc Progress Report for January to June 2018 is now available on the eHLbc website. These reports communicate eHLbc's progress towards the goals and priorities established in the Strategic Plan 2017-2022.

June 11, 2018

eHLbc is excited to announce the launch of the refreshed eHLbc website! When you visit https://ehlbc.ca you'll notice a refreshed logo, a brighter look and feel, enhanced functionality, and improved alignment with current security protocols.

The refreshed website is part of eHLbc's strategic direction to 'Empower and Support eHLbc Members'. The upgrade provides new ways to effectively engage members and facilitate the management of consortial information.

April 25, 2018

Earlier this month, Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCA) was added to Evidence Based Medicine Reviews. CCAs contain a clinical question and short answer and are designed to provide a concise entry point to research from Cochrane systematic reviews.

See the eHLbc website for details on accessing and using Cochrane Clinical Answers.

April 3, 2018

eHLbc is pleased to announce that as of April 1 the Core Suite for 2018-2022 is available to members, including the new eBook Nursing Collection.  The consortium's Core Suite for the next four years consists of:

March 7, 2018

The eHLbc Case for Renewal for 2018 to 2022 is now available for member institutions.  The report presents core suite negotiation outcomes, content pricing, and member licensing costs for 2018/19 to 2021/22. 

For more information, please contact the eHLbc Administrative Centre.

March 7, 2018

The Membership Pledge 2018-2022 is a report published every four years that highlights the benefits, costs, and responsibilities of membership in the consortium, and calls on members to reaffirm their commitment to eHLbc's mission, goals, and licensed collections.

March 1, 2018

We are pleased to announce a new affiliate member has joined eHLbc - the Association of Registered Nurses of BC (ARNBC). ARNBC is a professional association representing registered nurses and nurse practitioners in BC.

With this newest addition, the eHLbc consortium now comprises 51 members from the post-secondary, health, and government sectors.

December 6, 2017

Consortia Canada has notified members that DSM-5 Library / PsychiatryOnline has started redirecting from HTTP to HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure). Some proxy servers or Ezproxy configurations may need to be updated to restore access.

On-site access should work correctly but some off-site access proxy servers are unable to re-direct to HTTPS and may need the published access URL and configuration stanza updated from HTTP to HTTPS.

November 8, 2017

Ovid has announced updates that must be enabled within your proxy servers or firewalls by January 1, 2018 to ensure uninterrupted access.

Option 1 (Recommended): Please add exceptions to your proxy servers or firewalls for the following new URLs using wildcards to accomodate current and upcoming content updates: 

July 5, 2017

eHLbc is delighted to announce the launch of eHLbc's Strategic Plan for 2017-2022. The Strategic Plan, and background information, is now available on the website.

June 28, 2017

eHLbc's annual report, the 2016 Year in Review, was released today and is now available on the website.  The report highlights several of eHLbc's main achievements and activities over the past year, notably the consortium's celebration of its 10th anniversary and the launch of its strategic planning process to set priorities for the next five years.  Happy reading!

June 2, 2017

A new team member will soon be joining the eHLbc Administrative Centre!

Sunni Nishimura will soon take on e-HLbc communications and recruitment needs. Sunni has been involved with, and helped launch, many BC ELN services. She was there at the beginning for AskAway (chat reference service), WriteAway (online tutoring), and most recently the Arca Digital Repository. Sunni brings strong project management and organizational skills, and an excellent service ethic.

May 2, 2017

We are pleased to announce a new affiliate member has joined eHLbc - Alexander College. The College is a private post-secondary institution established by the BC Ministry of Advanced Education in 2006. With this newest addition, the eHLbc consortium now comprises 50 members from the post-secondary, health, and government sectors.

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