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LAC Consultations on Enriching Its Library Collections

November 17, 2018

How can Library and Archives Canada (LAC) continue to build the best collection of Canadian published material?

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Update from the Strathcona County Library (Alberta) Following November 6 Incident

November 16, 2018

An update from the Strathcona County Library following an explosion on November 6 in the parkade underneath the building that houses the Library, forcing an emergency evacuation of all patrons and staff.

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CRKN Removes Subscription Paywall to Canadiana Collection

November 15, 2018 1 comment

The Canadiana collections of archival material, government publications, periodicals, monographs, annuals, and newspapers will be free to access as of January 1, 2019

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NNELS Expansion Project Highlighted by Federal Government

November 14, 2018

“Expanding the NNELS’s collection of books and resources in alternative formats is a good thing for Canadians because it’s about true social inclusion and accessibility.”

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The Young Canada Works 2019-2020 Campaign has launched!

November 13, 2018

The application deadline for the summer projects is January 15th, 2019.

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Donations for the 2019 Forum for Information Professionals Conference

November 5, 2018

We are seeking funding to help cover conference costs, such as travel and accommodations for keynote speakers, free meals for attendees, and keeping the conference free of charge.

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Study Invitation: Low Morale in Public Librarians

November 5, 2018

A recent study reveals that low morale is the result of repeated and protracted exposure to emotional, verbal/written, and systemic abuse or neglect in the workplace.

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Participate in the 2018 International Library Automation Perceptions Survey

November 4, 2018

The survey measures the levels of satisfaction that libraries have in their strategic technology products and their perceptions of the quality of service and support that they receive.

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Career Opportunity: Librarian and Archivist of Canada

November 1, 2018

As head of Library and Archives Canada, the Librarian and Archivist of Canada is responsible for providing corporate leadership for the management of the Agency’s resources and assets and for the effectiveness and efficiency of its operations in meeting its mandated objectives.

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LAC Funding Available to Small Libraries For OCLC Services

November 1, 2018

Small public libraries and small libraries at post-secondary institutions have until December 11, 2018, to apply for financial assistance from Library and Archives Canada for OCLC services.

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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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Available for Purchase—<em>Bites by the Books: A Cookbook from the Canadian Librarianship Community</em>
Available for Purchase—Bites by the Books: A Cookbook from the Canadian Librarianship Community
December 5, 2018 by Librarianship.ca

For all you foodies out there – both newbies and expert (seasoned) – Librarianship.ca is pleased to bring you Bites by the Books, a collection of over 70 recipes submitted by members of the Canadian librarianship community.

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13 Questions With: Elizabeth Smith
13 Questions With: Elizabeth Smith
December 5, 2018 by Librarianship.ca

Acquisitions and Cataloguing Officer, Canadian Museum of Nature

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Highlights from the 2017–18 Departmental Results Reports
Highlights from the 2017–18 Departmental Results Reports
November 26, 2018 by Librarianship.ca

Highlights of interest to the Canadian library and information management community in the 2017-2018 Departmental Results Reports.

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13 Questions With: Robyn Biggar
13 Questions With: Robyn Biggar
November 12, 2018 by Librarianship.ca

Records and FOIPPA Administrator, City of Port Coquitlam

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<em>A Visit Will Get You Thinking:</em> <br>A Tour of Ottawa Public Library’s Accessible Services
A Visit Will Get You Thinking:
A Tour of Ottawa Public Library’s Accessible Services

November 1, 2018 by Erin Camelon

A behind-the-scenes look at some of the initiatives taken by the Ottawa Public Library towards truly making information accessible to all.

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