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uAlberta School of Library and Information Studies MLIS Program Reaccredited to 2028

June 30, 2020

Congratulations to the uAlberta School of Library and Information Studies on the continued accreditation of its MLIS program!


Alma Matters: Changes in Leadership in LIS Schools

June 18, 2020

As the official end of the 2019-20 academic year approaches, a number of chairs and directors of Canada’s MLIS programs will be completing their terms.


Survey: The Academic Library and Truth & Reconciliation Initiatives

June 17, 2020

This survey is open until August 31, 2020.


Enquête : La bibliothèque universitaire et les initiatives de vérité et de réconciliation

June 17, 2020

Cette enquête est ouverte du 1er juin au 31 août 2020



Draft Cataloguing Code of Ethics Open for Comments

June 12, 2020

The document is open for comments until August 1, 2020.


Manitoba Public Libraries and COVID-19

June 2, 2020

The Manitoba Library Association today released the results of survey conducted in collaboration with Public Library Services Branch to gather information about how public libraries operations have been affected by the pandemic response.


Implementing the Marrakesh Treaty for Persons with Print Disabilities: A Guide for Canadian Librarians

June 1, 2020

Originally published by IFLA in 2018, the Canadian version is customized to Canada’s copyright law and informs library staff on the practical steps to improving access to works, and sourcing works from other libraries around the world.


Kimberley Foundation Announces Recipients of the Pat Morris Communities Matter Grant

May 27, 2020

Congratulations to the recipients of the grants to support acquisitions, programming, and outreach activities!


Congratulations to the Winners of the 2019 TD Summer Reading Club Library Awards!

May 19, 2020 2 comments

The awards recognize the most innovative and effective TD Summer Reading Club programs in each official language in public libraries across 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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Events in North Vancouver and Your Mental Health
Events in North Vancouver and Your Mental Health
March 28, 2021 by Librarianship.ca

It’s completely normal to be affected by yesterday’s events in North Vancouver. A violent incident in a library touches all members of the Canadian library community. Mental health resources are available during this difficult time from health authorities across Canada.

Advocating for Continued Funding for Accessible Reading Materials
Advocating for Continued Funding for Accessible Reading Materials
March 15, 2021 by Librarianship.ca

CELA and NNELS are campaigning to maintain federal funding for their programs to create and distribute accessible reading materials to Canadians.

In Memoriam 2020
In Memoriam 2020
January 19, 2021 by Librarianship.ca

Recognizing and remembering those members of the Canadian library community who died in 2020

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!


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