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Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Reveals Design of New Preservation Facility

June 18, 2019

When the new facility opens in 2022, it will be the first “net-zero carbon” facility dedicated to archival preservation in the Americas.

New Issue of IFLA Journal Available

June 16, 2019

Vol 45, No 2 (2019)

Public Libraries Recognized for Innovative TD Summer Reading Club Programs

June 15, 2019

Since 2007, these awards have recognized and rewarded the most innovative and effective TD Summer Reading Club programs in each official language in public libraries across Canada.

Canadian Library Associations React to Copyright Act Review Committee Report

June 14, 2019

CARL and CFLA issued statements this week applauding and commending the House of Commons Copyright Act Review Committee for its thorough analysis and balanced recommendations.

National Heritage Digitization Strategy (NHDS): Spring Update

June 13, 2019

The National Heritage Digitization Strategy (NHDS) Steering Committee shared an update on its work this week.

Call for Artist Residency: Library and Archives Canada + Archive/Counter-Archive

June 10, 2019

A unique experience to engage with audiovisual archival materials. Timeline: 3 months in Fall 2019 (Sept 15th – Dec 15th) Location: Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa Ontario Canada Support: …

Call for Papers: Play On! Research Colloquium

June 10, 2019

ROAAr invites papers and workshop proposals on the topic of play, games, and creative engagement in education and libraries for “Play On!,” a research colloquium on play in libraries.

NBA Finals 2019: Libraries Edition

June 10, 2019

The NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors have begun and the rivalry between their libraries is on!

Copyright Act Review: GLAM Sector Recommendations vs Committee Recommendations

June 8, 2019

A look at the recommendations from the GLAM Sector with the recommendations made by the House Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU) in its report on the Statutory Review of the Copyright Act.

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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Freshly Minted: Myles Browne
Freshly Minted: Myles Browne
October 18, 2021 by

Master of Information Studies (MISt) Student, School of Information Studies, McGill University

Celebrating Canadian Library Workers Day
Celebrating Canadian Library Workers Day
October 15, 2021 by

Thank you to all library and information workers across the country for providing Canadians with quality library and information services and helping to build stronger communities and a better Canada!

Celebrate Canadian Library Month and National Cookbook Month!
Celebrate Canadian Library Month and National Cookbook Month!
October 12, 2021 by

Celebrate Canadian Library Month and National Cookbook Month this October and win a copy of Mary Berg’s new cookbook – Well Seasoned: A Year’s Worth Of Delicious Recipes!

Freshly Minted: Gemma Lavoie
Freshly Minted: Gemma Lavoie
August 12, 2021 by

Maîtrise en sciences de l’information (M.S.I.) Student, École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information, Université de Montréal

Statements from the Canadian Library and GLAM Community Related to Missing Children and Indian Residential Schools
Statements from the Canadian Library and GLAM Community Related to Missing Children and Indian Residential Schools
June 20, 2021 by

A listing of statements and commitments made by the Canadian library, archives, and museum community following the confirmation of the remains of children who were students of Indian Residential Schools in Kamloops and other locations in Canada.