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“Palaces for the People”: Mapping Public Libraries’ Capacity for Social Connection and Inclusion

“Palaces for the People”: Mapping Public Libraries’ Capacity for Social Connection and Inclusion

December 6, 2022

How do public libraries help patrons create or maintain connections in their communities? What population groups are included in public library research and in what ways are they differently impacted by public library services, materials, and/or spaces? How are public library virtual programming and services changing the ways in which patrons engage with public libraries?


Call for Presentations: Politics of Libraries V: “Intellectual Freedom and Democracy”

November 28, 2022

Deadline for Proposals: midnight January 15, 2023



Save the date: Manitoba Library Association Conference 2023

November 24, 2022

This year’s conference theme is Access and Accessibility.


Amendments to the Copyright Act: Copyright term extension

November 23, 2022

The federal government shared an update with stakeholders today on amendments made to the Copyright Act that will come into force on December 30, 2022.


Modifications à la Loi sur le droit d’auteur : Prolongation de la durée de la protection générale du droit d’auteur

November 23, 2022

Le gouvernement fédéral a partagé aujourd’hui une mise à jour avec les intervenants sur les modifications apportées à la Loi sur le droit d’auteur qui entreront en vigueur le 30 décembre 2022.


Copyright term extension: FAQ for Canadian Libraries

November 23, 2022

Please share with us in either official language any questions you and your colleagues might have about the term extension as it relates to library collections, services, systems and training.


Prolongation de la durée de la protection générale du droit d’auteur : FAQ pour les bibliothèques canadiennes

November 23, 2022

Veuillez nous faire part, dans l’une ou l’autre des langues officielles, de toute question que vous et vos collègues aurez au sujet de la prolongation de la durée du terme en ce qui concerne les collections, les services, les systèmes et à la formation des bibliothèques.


eLearning in Libraries Symposium 2022

November 21, 2022

Registration is open for the 9th Annual eLearning in Libraries Symposium, which will be held on December 7th and 8th Online. This free, two-day event will include sessions on eLearning …


Southern Alberta Library Conference – Registration Now Open!

November 21, 2022

For the past few years, libraries have been incredibly nimble at adapting to ever-changing community needs. Constantly having to think on our feet made future planning difficult – to say …


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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2021 Census and the LIS Community
2021 Census and the LIS Community
December 5, 2022 by Librarianship.ca

Extracts from the 2021 Census about the library and information management community.

Focus On: Madelaine Hare and Graduate Mentorship in Higher Education
Focus On: Madelaine Hare and Graduate Mentorship in Higher Education
November 14, 2022 by Librarianship.ca

“Mentorship in higher education is a topic that I feel merits deep consideration and further study; effective mentorship is a determining factor in many students’ academic and professional success. I hope to encourage discourse on how we can support graduate students in their skill development and facilitate their success in academia and in the labour market.”

Freshly Minted: Janine McGregor
Freshly Minted: Janine McGregor
November 10, 2022 by Librarianship.ca

Master of Information (MI) Candidate, School of Information Management, Dalhousie University / Non-Academic Chair, School of Information Management Student Association (SIMSA)

13 Questions With: Jess Oakman
13 Questions With: Jess Oakman
October 24, 2022 by Librarianship.ca

Library Technician, Ottawa Catholic School Board

Career Spotlight: What I do as Engagement Consultant for NoveList
Career Spotlight: What I do as Engagement Consultant for NoveList
September 26, 2022 by Librarianship.ca

Caleigh Haworth, Engagement Consultant for NoveList (EBSCO)


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