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Special Libraries Association (SLA) Urges Employers to Retain Librarians and Information Professionals

March 27, 2020

SLA is calling on employers to plan for the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic and both retain librarians and information professionals as employees and include them in post-pandemic plans.

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Statistics Canada Launches Culture Statistics Portal

March 17, 2020

This portal brings together data on the arts, culture, heritage and sports sectors and presents the information in a single interactive website.

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ACA: “It’s Time to Close the Archives”

March 16, 2020

The Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) today issued a call to temporarily close all public archives, museums, local history rooms, and historical sites as a proactive measure.

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CFLA National Forum and Manitoba Libraries Conference Cancelled

March 13, 2020

The Canadian Federation of Library Association and the Manitoba Library Association have made the decision to cancel the upcoming National Forum and Manitoba Libraries Conference, April 6-8 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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Information about the CFLA National Forum and Manitoba Libraries Conference related to COVID-19

March 11, 2020

This message has been prepared for those attending the Manitoba Libraries Conference and the CFLA-FCAB National Forum April 6-8, 2020 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Regarding COVID-19.

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This April, Join Canada’s Library Communities Where the Rivers Meet

March 9, 2020

For three days this April, Canada’s library communities are coming together Where the Rivers Meet—in Winnipeg, Manitoba—for local, provincial, and national conversations on topics that shape and challenge the profession.

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Call for Applications: International Council on Archives (ICA) New Professionals Programme

March 8, 2020

The 2020 Call for Applications for the International Council on Archives (ICA) New Professionals Programme is open!

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Appel à candidatures – Programme Nouveaux Professionnels 2020

March 8, 2020

L’appel à candidatures 2020 pour le Programme Nouveaux Professionnels du Conseil International des Archives (ICA) est ouvert!

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Call for Participation: New Librarians Symposium

March 7, 2020

Deadline: April 10, 2020.

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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 …

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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 …

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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 …

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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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COVID-19: Mental Health Resources
COVID-19: Mental Health Resources
March 21, 2020 by Librarianship.ca

With the evolving COVID-19 situation across the country, many Canadians are struggling with uncertainty, worry, anxiety, and stress about the health and safety of their loved ones, and how their work and personal lives may be disrupted.

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Status of Upcoming Library Conferences and Events in Canada
Status of Upcoming Library Conferences and Events in Canada
March 18, 2020 by Librarianship.ca

With the evolving COVID-19 situation across the country, many conferences for the Canadian library community are being cancelled or postponed.

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Thank You Message for Library Conference Organizers, Planners, Workers, and Speakers
March 14, 2020 by Librarianship.ca

Thank you for sharing your time and energy to help build and strengthen our professional community. We hope to see the fruits of your efforts when the country emerges from this crisis.

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Highlights from the 2018-19 Departmental Results Reports
Highlights from the 2018-19 Departmental Results Reports
February 29, 2020 by Librarianship.ca

Highlights of interest to the Canadian library and information management community in the 2018-2019 Departmental Results Reports.

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More Canadians Go To Public Libraries Than Movie Theatres
More Canadians Go To Public Libraries Than Movie Theatres
February 8, 2020 by Librarianship.ca

The combined number of library visits from two provinces alone (Ontario and British Columbia) exceeds the number of visits to movies theatres in each of the survey years.

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