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Library Community Submissions to 2021 Pre-Budget Consultations

September 14, 2020

National library organizations call for federal support for broadband connectivity, access to e-content, municipal funding, library support for vulnerable populations, accessible reading material, and Canadian publishers and booksellers.

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Promotional Materials Available for 2020 Canadian Library Month, Provincial Library Weeks

September 12, 2020

October is Canadian Library Month! During this month, libraries and library partners across Canada raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives. Canadian Library Month also includes a number of other special days …

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Laurie Davidson Joins Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) as Executive Director

September 3, 2020

The Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) today announced the appointment of Laurie Davidson as Executive Director, effective September 21, 2020

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The Builders with Leslie Weir

September 2, 2020

The latest episode of The Builders, Ottawa Centre MP Catherine McKenna’s podcast, is a conversation with Leslie Weir, Librarian and Archivist of Canada. 

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Call for Proposals: Southern Alberta Library Conference (SALC) 2021 Virtual Conference

September 2, 2020

Deadline for proposal submission is October 2, 2020

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Call for Nominations: 2020 Canada’s Volunteer Awards

September 1, 2020

The call for nominations for Canada’s Volunteer Awards is currently open, and we encourage you to nominate a not-for-profit organization, an individual, a group of volunteers, a social enterprise or a business that is making a difference in their community.

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Call for participation — Survey: Community College Librarians’ Research Practices

August 25, 2020

The purpose of this study is to gather information about community or junior college librarians’ experiences as research investigators, about their experience publishing or presenting about their research projects, about barriers they may have experienced, and about institutional supports for this activity that may have been available to them.

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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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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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Highlights from the Speech from the Throne
Highlights from the Speech from the Throne
September 23, 2020 by Librarianship.ca

Highlights of interest to the Canadian library and information management community in the Speech from the Throne

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Libraries, Publishing, and Bookselling: Responses to Globe and Mail Op-Ed
Libraries, Publishing, and Bookselling: Responses to Globe and Mail Op-Ed
August 8, 2020 by Librarianship.ca

On July 25, The Globe and Mail published an opinion piece where the author blames the closing of independent bookstores and publishers’ financial troubles on public libraries. Over the last few weeks, a number of individuals and organizations from the library and publishing community have responded.

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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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