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Call for Proposals: 2021 Manitoba-Saskatchewan Libraries Conference

March 23, 2021

The theme for our 2021 conference is Libraries: Better Together, which reflects the essential role of libraries in building and promoting diversity, inclusivity, and equity and providing space for cultural and public engagement.


Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Releases Policy on Maintaining the Canadian National Union Catalogue

March 22, 2021

The Policy on Maintaining the Canadian National Union Catalogue clarifies the roles and responsibilities for the management of the Canadian National Union Catalogue (NUC).


CFLA Copyright Committee Update (February 2021)

March 22, 2021

An update on the current activities of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA) Copyright Committee


Update to Planned Reduction to Federal Funding for Accesible Reading Materials; NNELS, CELA Response

March 17, 2021

The federal government yesterday announced a change to the planned reduction in funding to NNELS and CELA for accessible reading materials.


Research and Survey Opportunity: Temporary Caregivers and the Children in their Care: Fostering an Engaging and Supportive Library Environment

March 12, 2021

Could you spare 10 minutes to answer a survey and help us learn more about how public libraries can support temporary caregivers and the child(ren) in their care?


True North Science Boot Camp – Save the Date and Early Registration

March 3, 2021

The theme of the 2021 True North Science Boot Camp is Re-imagining Undergraduate Research.


Concordia University Library Research Forum registration now open!

March 2, 2021

The Concordia University Library Research Forum will take place over two days, from 1:00 – 4:30 pm on Tuesday April 27th and Wednesday April 28th, 2021.


Open Dialogue: Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Canada

February 26, 2021

These workshops will inform recommendations to the Government of Canada on how to boost public awareness of and foster trust in AI. The conversations will be grounded in an understanding of the technology, its potential uses, and its associated risks.


For its Vision 2030 Project: Library and Archives Canada wants your input

February 22, 2021

With Vision 2030, LAC will define where it wants to go, what it wishes to achieve, and how it will do so.


IJIDI Special Issue on Diversity, Recordkeeping and Archivy

February 21, 2021

The latest edition of the International Journal of Information, Diversity and Inclusion (IJIDI) is a theme issue on Diversity, Recordkeeping and Archivy.


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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