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Young Canada Works (YCW) Update: Additional

Young Canada Works (YCW) Update: Additional $3.3 Million Available to Fund Archives & Library Positions

August 6, 2020

Further to the Prime Minister’s announcement on June 25th, the Canadian Council of Archives (CCA) is pleased to confirm that an additional $3.3M has been made available to fund archives and library Young Canada Works (YCW) positions on our current waitlists for 2020-2021.

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Call for Applications: Kimberley Foundation Pandemic Flash Fund for Small Libraries

August 4, 2020 1 comment

The Kimberley Foundation is inviting small libraries in Canada to apply for one-time grants of up to $1,000 to serve their communities during the COVID 19 pandemic.

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A Reconciliation Framework for Canadian Archives

August 3, 2020

The Vision, 6 Principles, 7 Objectives and 33 Strategies presented herein are intended to form a practical framework supporting the Canadian archival community as it begins to redress its colonial legacy.

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Racial Pay Gap: An Analysis of CARL Libraries

July 23, 2020

This paper uses data from the 2014 8Rs CARL Libraries Practitioner Survey to assess the impact of race on the earnings attainment process based on a sample of 392 CARL library practitioners.

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Library Return on Investment – Review of Evidence from the Last 10 Years

July 20, 2020

IFLA has released a publication that reviews the way libraries have measured the value of their work and return on investment over the last ten years.

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CARL Resources on Open Education

July 20, 2020

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Open Education Working Group last week highlighted some new resources available to the library and higher education communities.

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New Issue of IFLA Journal Available

July 20, 2020

Special Issue: Information literacy: From practice to research and back again

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ALA Releases Toolkit on Virtual Accessibility

July 7, 2020

ALA-ASGCLA published last month a new toolkit on Virtual Accessibility to support libraries offering live meetings and programs through online virtual platforms.

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Rebecca Raven Appointed Executive Director of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA)

July 2, 2020

Rebecca Raven is the Principal at Blackbird Consulting and the former CEO of the Brampton Library.

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BCLA Announces Recipients of 2020 Awards

July 2, 2020

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2020 British Columbia Library Association (BCLA) awards!

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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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Online Jigsaw Puzzles While You’re at Home
Online Jigsaw Puzzles While You’re at Home
August 2, 2020 by Librarianship.ca

Fill in the time with these free online jigsaw puzzles.

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13 Questions With: Catherine Schmidt
13 Questions With: Catherine Schmidt
July 27, 2020 by Librarianship.ca

Coordinator, Adult Services, Thompson-Nicola Regional Library

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Call for Articles – <em>Voices</em> Theme Issue on Librarianship and Refugees
Call for Articles – Voices Theme Issue on Librarianship and Refugees
June 20, 2020 by Librarianship.ca

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2020

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Call for Articles – On Hold: LIS People and Places During a Pandemic
Call for Articles – On Hold: LIS People and Places During a Pandemic
June 11, 2020 by Librarianship.ca

Submission Deadline: August 4, 2020

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Statements and Commitments from the Canadian Library and GLAM Community On Racism, Injustice, and Violence
Statements and Commitments from the Canadian Library and GLAM Community On Racism, Injustice, and Violence
June 5, 2020 by Librarianship.ca

A listing of statements and commitments made by the Canadian library, archives, and museum community on racism, injustice, and violence.

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