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Introducing Library Lexique / Présentons Library Lexique

Introducing Library Lexique / Présentons Library Lexique

January 18, 2021

Library Lexique is a new resource hub that aims to support the use of French in library services.


Call for Chapters: Role of Libraries, Archives, and Museums in Achieving Civic Engagement and Social Justice in Smart Cities

January 18, 2021

Proposals Submission Deadline: February 23, 2021
Full Chapters Due: May 8, 2021


Reminder: Young Canada Works 2021-22 Application Deadlines

January 13, 2021

The application deadline for jobs for students is January 22, 2021.


Call for Applications: Kimberley Foundation Library Support Grant for Small Communities

January 6, 2021 1 comment

The Pat Morris Communities Matter Initiative will offer grants to Canadian libraries serving small communities to support acquisitions, programming, and outreach activities.


Library and GLAM Sector Submissions to 2021 Pre-Budget Consultations

January 4, 2021

Library and GLAM sector organizations call for federal support for broadband connectivity, access to e-content, municipal funding, library support for vulnerable populations, accessible reading material, and Canadian publishers and booksellers.


Apply for the 2021 IFLA PressReader International Marketing Award!

January 2, 2021

Win €3,000 towards purchasing new technology for your library organisation!



Call for Nominations: 2021 ALA Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects

December 16, 2020

The ALA Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects recognizes innovative contributions to international librarianship.


New Issue of IFLA Journal Available

December 11, 2020

Vol 46, No 3 (2020)


Canadian Museums Association (CMA) Releases Toolkit To Help Promote Value and Benefits of GLAMs

December 10, 2020

The GLAM Study Toolkit contains tips and tools to help professionals and institutions make further use of the findings in the Value Study of GLAMs In Canada.


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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Highlights from Supplementary Mandate Letters for Ministers
Highlights from Supplementary Mandate Letters for Ministers
January 15, 2021 by Librarianship.ca

Highlights from supplemental ministerial mandate letters on issues of interest to the librarianship community.

2020 Honour Roll
2020 Honour Roll
December 29, 2020 by Librarianship.ca

Congratulations to the members of the Canadian librarianship community who were recognized in 2020 for their contributions to the profession and to Canadian society!

2020 in Review: Challenges and Triumphs for LIS Professionals in the Time of COVID
2020 in Review: Challenges and Triumphs for LIS Professionals in the Time of COVID
December 23, 2020 by Rachael Bennett

Over the last few weeks, members of the community have been invited to reflect on experiences and lessons learned from the past year and share their perspectives on the challenges and highlights of their organizations from this past year.

Highlights from Mandate Letters for British Columbia Cabinet Members
Highlights from Mandate Letters for British Columbia Cabinet Members
November 28, 2020 by Librarianship.ca

Highlights from BC ministerial mandate letters on issues of interest to the librarianship community.

Status of 2021 Library Conferences and Events in Canada
Status of 2021 Library Conferences and Events in Canada
November 17, 2020 by Librarianship.ca

With the evolving COVID-19 situation across the country, many conferences and events for the Canadian library community will be engaging participants in new ways in 2021.


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