Scholars Portal Announces WizFolio Collaboration

Scholars Portal, a service of the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL), and WizFolio are collaborating to provide a trial of WizFolio’s suite of reference management tools for all the 21 university libraries in Ontario.

Ontario, Canada, February 27, 2010 --( WizFolio is a web based productivity tool for managing all types of information. WizFolio uses the latest Web 2.0 technology to improve research efficiency in gathering, organizing and generating citations in scholarly writings. In line with OCUL’s vision to provide, through Scholars Portal, a shared technology infrastructure and shared collections to 396,000 students and faculty at 21 university libraries all across Ontario, this collaboration will offer researchers and students free trial access to a one-stop reference management tool.

The synergy of this partnership promises useful tools for the academics and researchers of Ontario. “We are committed to building the highest quality products that researchers and professionals can use everyday at work,” said Dr Casey Chan, WizFolio CEO.

About Scholars Portal

Scholars Portal was established in 2002 by the Ontario Consortium of University Libraries (OCUL). OCUL itself was established in 1967 with a spirit of cooperation intended to enhance information services for students and faculty through resource sharing, collective purchasing, document delivery, and many similar activities. This spirit of collaboration and cooperation that OCUL was founded on remains alive within Scholars Portal, as it is a collaborative gateway to information and services for over three hundred thousand students and faculty at 21 university libraries all across Ontario. Scholars Portal is dedicated to continually developing tools to assist students and faculty with their academic pursuits.

For more information about ScholarsPortal, please visit

About WizFolio

WizFolio is developed by a privately held Singapore company founded by two serial entrepreneurs. Prof Casey Chan was a co-founder and former CEO of an eLearning company (WizLearn). He is an adjunct professor at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Division of Bioengineering at the National University of Singapore.

Co-founder Wade Fallin is Founder and Chairman of VentureMD LLC, a technology business accelerator.

The WizFolio technology reflects the deep experience of the two founders. The design philosophy of the application is focused on simplicity, usability and structural elegance.

For more information about WizFolio, please visit

Contact Person:

Scholars Portal
Alan Darnell
Tel: 1 888 358 2585

Casey Chan MD