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Library and Archives Canada: Ten Years After the Merger

October 19, 2012

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, the iSchool at The University of British Columbia, recently hosted Julienne Molineaux, a Lecturer at the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand, …


News from Australia: ALIA and Government Library Cuts

October 18, 2012

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) has created a follow up advocacy tool to our Dumb Idea campaign.


University of Alberta to Launch Online MLIS Program

May 25, 2012

The anticipated start date for this program will be Fall 2013.


Ann Curry Named UBC Professor Emerita

April 17, 2012

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, The iSchool at The University of British Columbia is pleased to announce Dr. Ann Curry has been named a UBC Professor Emerita.


The Unfulfilled Promise of Information Management in the Government of Canada

March 13, 2012

At the 2011 Canadian Political Science Association conference David Brown presented an excellent paper: “The Unfulfilled Promise of Information Management in the Government of Canada.”


News from the University of Alberta Libraries: Ernie Ingles to step down as Chief Librarian

February 15, 2012

Date: February 15, 2012 To: Deans, Chairs, and Directors Faculty and Staff, Faculty of Education, School of Library and Information Studies University of Alberta Libraries Staff From: Carl G. Amrhein …


CLA Releases Revised Guidelines for the Education of Library Technicians

March 11, 2011

The purpose of the Guidelines for the Education of Library Technicians is to promote excellence in the training and education of library technicians and to serve as a national standard for both educational institutions in Canada and employers who need to determine the capabilities of program graduates.


Dr. Ann Curry Joins Dalhousie School of Information Management as Researcher-in-Residence

February 8, 2011

The School of Information Management (SIM) is very pleased to announce that Dr. Ann Curry will be joining us as a Researcher-in-Residence for the month of March, 2011. Dr. Curry …


Dr. Louise Spiteri appointed Director of the School of Information Management, Dalhousie University

August 31, 2010

Dean Peggy Cunningham of Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Management is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Louise Spiteri to a five-year term as Director of the School of …


News from the University of Alberta

August 20, 2010

Changes in leadership at uAlberta SLIS and uAlberta Libraries


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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In Memoriam 2022
In Memoriam 2022
February 5, 2023 by Librarianship.ca

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

2022 Honour Roll
2022 Honour Roll
December 31, 2022 by Librarianship.ca

Congratulations to the members of the Canadian librarianship community who were recognized in 2022 for their contributions to the profession and to Canadian society!

2021 Census and the LIS Community
2021 Census and the LIS Community
December 5, 2022 by Librarianship.ca

Extracts from the 2021 Census about the library and information management community.

Focus On: Madelaine Hare and Graduate Mentorship in Higher Education
Focus On: Madelaine Hare and Graduate Mentorship in Higher Education
November 14, 2022 by Librarianship.ca

“Mentorship in higher education is a topic that I feel merits deep consideration and further study; effective mentorship is a determining factor in many students’ academic and professional success. I hope to encourage discourse on how we can support graduate students in their skill development and facilitate their success in academia and in the labour market.”

Freshly Minted: Janine McGregor
Freshly Minted: Janine McGregor
November 10, 2022 by Librarianship.ca

Master of Information (MI) Candidate, School of Information Management, Dalhousie University / Non-Academic Chair, School of Information Management Student Association (SIMSA)


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