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Give Us Your Thoughts On the Rules for Archival Description (RAD)

November 20, 2015

The Canadian Committee on Archival Description (CCAD) wants to hear from you on the future of the Canadian archival descriptive standard, the Rules for Archival Description (RAD).

#alaac16 Call for International Papers and Projects Program

November 19, 2015

The ALA International Papers and Projects Committee invites proposals for presentations to be made at the next ALA Annual Conference in Orlando.

Hire a Master of Information (MI) Co-op Student!

November 19, 2015

U of T Master of Information Co-op – Summer & Fall 2016

Letter from the Canadian Council of Archives to the Minister of Canadian Heritage

November 18, 2015

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, P.C. MP Minister of Canadian Heritage Canadian Heritage 25 Eddy Street Gatineau, QC | K1A 0M5 Dear Minister Joly: On behalf of the Canadian Council of …

Canadian Library Association Releases 2014 Survey of Challenges to Resources and Policies in Canadian Libraries

November 18, 2015

The Canadian Library Association’s Intellectual Freedom Advisory Committee has released the results of its ninth annual survey of challenges to library resources and policies in Canada for 2014.

Invitation to participate in ImagineBC

November 18, 2015

ImagineBC is an annual opportunity for residents of British Columbia to pitch an excellent, innovative and possibly untraditional idea to our jury.

Help Develop Library and Archives Canada’s Strategic Plan

November 17, 2015

Library and Archives Canada wants your input to assist in developing a strategic plan for the next three years.

Canadian Library Association Releases New Statement on Intellectual Freedom and Libraries

November 17, 2015

Today, the Canadian Library Association (CLA) released of a new Statement on Intellectual Freedom and Libraries.

2015 National Philanthropy Day / Journée nationale de la philanthropie 2015

November 15, 2015

Canada was the first country in the world to officially recognize November 15 as National Philanthropy Day, and I think that says a lot about who we are. Canadians are caring people, and philanthropy is all about the love of humankind.

Outsell’s Information Management Annual Benchmarking Survey

November 15, 2015

Outsell’s Information Management (IM) benchmarking survey offers IM professionals unique insights into trends and best practices that help them identify opportunities to improve their function’s performance and make decisions regarding budget, time and staff allocations.

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 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 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.


November 1, 2015 1 comment 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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Promotional Materials Available for 2023 Canadian Library Month, Provincial Library Weeks
Promotional Materials Available for 2023 Canadian Library Month, Provincial Library Weeks
August 12, 2023 by

October is Canadian Library Month, an opportunity to raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives. CLM also includes First Nations Public Library Week, Ontario Public Library Week, la Semaine des bibliothèques publiques du Québec, and Saskatchewan Library Week.

National Volunteer Week 2023 – Volunteering Weaves Us Together
National Volunteer Week 2023 – Volunteering Weaves Us Together
April 16, 2023 by

Thank you to all of the dedicated volunteers in our community! You make a difference to our profession across the country and around the world!

Highlights from Budget 2023
Highlights from Budget 2023
March 28, 2023 by

Highlights of interest to the Canadian library and information management community

In Business with Emily Farrell and Chapter 3 Consulting
In Business with Emily Farrell and Chapter 3 Consulting
February 21, 2023 by

“The name comes from the idea that in the first chapter of a book, you are getting to know the characters; in the second, you get to know a bit more about the world; and in the third, well, that’s where the plot starts to get interesting.”

In Memoriam 2022
In Memoriam 2022
February 5, 2023 by

Recognizing and remembering those members of the Canadian librarianship community who died in 2022