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BookNet Canada's new study shares insights into the browsing, borrowing, and reading habits of Canadian library patrons.

On Loan: Library Use in Canada 2021

August 9, 2022

BookNet Canada today released a new study that benchmarks library use in Canada by exploring the browsing, borrowing, and reading habits of Canadian library patrons.


Call for Submissions: CAML Review

August 4, 2022

CAML Review, the official publication of the Canadian Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres is requesting submissions for the December issue.


Call for Papers: International Journal of Information, Diversity & Inclusion

August 4, 2022

The International Journal of Information, Diversity & Inclusion seeks papers for its Winter/Spring 2023 regular issue.


Call for Proposals: Entrepreneurship and Libraries Conference International

July 27, 2022

This iteration of the Entrelib conference will explore approaches libraries have undertaken to support social entrepreneurship.


North: The Canadian Shared Print Network Launches to Ensure Preservation of Unique Canadian Publications

July 25, 2022

North/Nord is a national initiative to coordinate assessment of library collections across participating academic, government, and public libraries.


Nord : Lancement du Réseau canadien de conservation partagée des documents imprimés pour assurer la préservation des publications canadiennes uniques

July 25, 2022

North/Nord est une initiative nationale visant à coordonner l’évaluation des collections de bibliothèques dans l’ensemble des bibliothèques universitaires, gouvernementales et publiques participantes.


CFLA Issues Guidance on Challenges to Library Programming and Collections Supporting LGBTQIA2S+ Communities

July 23, 2022

“Canadian libraries have a responsibility to contribute to a culture that recognizes diversity and fosters social inclusion regardless of heritage, education, beliefs, race, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental capabilities or income.”


CFLA Copyright Committee Update (July 2022)

July 22, 2022

An update on the current activities of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA) Copyright Committee


Listening In: Audiobook Use in Canada 2021

July 12, 2022

In 2021, 18% of all Canadian library books borrowers borrowed an audiobook and audiobooks accounted for 9% of all library loans.


CUPE Saskatchewan Library Workers Survey on Workplace Violence and Harassment

July 10, 2022

CUPE Saskatchewan is conducting a provincial survey of library workers to better determine the extent of violence and harassment in workplaces.


Saskatchewan Budget Cuts to Libraries

April 8, 2017

On March 22, 2017, the Government of Saskatchewan tabled a provincial budget which: eliminated the provincial operating grant of $1.3 million for municipal library systems in Regina and Saskatoon; and …

Refugee Resources in the Library

March 5, 2016

Our new feature, Opening the Library Doors in Welcome, will highlight how libraries across Canada are supporting Syrian refugees. New collections, services and programs are creating a more inviting space …

Invitation to complete the 2016 National Salary Survey

February 1, 2016

Librarianship.ca is pleased to invite you to complete the 2016 National Salary Survey of Library and Information Management Professionals.

Coming Soon! 2016 National Salary Survey

January 26, 2016

Librarianship.ca is excited to announce our upcoming National Library and Information Management Professionals Salary Survey (2016).

Canadian Library Association (CLA) Announces Plan to Dissolve

December 18, 2015

The CLA Executive Council has announced a Special General Meeting on January 27, 2016 to vote on the dissolution of the Association.

Introducing Librarianship.ca

November 1, 2015 1 comment

Librarianship.ca is a new, not-for-profit organization started to support and strengthen our community and advance its information professionals. We do this by providing opportunities for learning, information exchange, collaboration, and networking. Through this …

Consultation: Toward a Federation of Library Associations in Canada

October 16, 2015

An invitation to provide feedback on the proposal to create a national federation of library associations called the Canadian Federation of Library Associations / Fédération canadienne des associations de bibliothèques (CFLA/FCAB).


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Freshly Minted: Michael Nyby
Freshly Minted: Michael Nyby
July 17, 2022 by Librarianship.ca

MLIS Candidate, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University

Freshly Minted: Lisa Bowker
Freshly Minted: Lisa Bowker
July 11, 2022 by Librarianship.ca

MLIS Candidate, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University

Contest: Desk Set 2022—Reimagined, Remade, Rebooted?
Contest: Desk Set 2022—Reimagined, Remade, Rebooted?
May 13, 2022 by Librarianship.ca

As we enter summer movie season and the release of remakes and reboots of older films, we invite you to explore your creative side and tell us how you would reimagine Desk Set for 2022.

National Volunteer Week 2022 – Volunteering Is Empathy In Action
National Volunteer Week 2022 – Volunteering Is Empathy In Action
April 24, 2022 by Librarianship.ca

Thank you to all of the dedicated volunteers in our community! You make a difference to our profession across the country and around the world!

Highlights from Budget 2022
Highlights from Budget 2022
April 7, 2022 by Librarianship.ca

Highlights of interest to the Canadian library and information management community


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