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National Heritage Digitization Strategy (NHDS) Strategic Planning Survey

July 14, 2021

The aim for the NHDS strategic planning process is to identify short-term and long-term projects and initiatives to be undertaken by the NHDS, understand community-driven priorities, and assist in shaping the organizational structure of NHDS going forward.

Sondage de la Stratégie nationale de numérisation du patrimoine documentaire (SNPD) sur la planification stratégique

July 14, 2021

Le processus de planification stratégique nous permettra d’orienter les priorités de la SNPD, qui reposent sur les besoins de la communauté. Nous serons également en mesure, grâce à ce processus, de définir des initiatives et des projets à court et long terme pour la SNPD, de comprendre les priorités de la communauté et d’élaborer la structure organisationnelle tournée vers l’avenir de la SNPD.

Catherine Luelo Appointed as Chief Information Officer of the Government of Canada

July 9, 2021

Catherine Luelo will join Treasury Board of Canada, Secretariat and start her new role on July 26.

New Issue of Emerging Library & Information Perspectives Published

July 7, 2021

Emerging Library & Information Perspectives (ELIP) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal managed by students in the Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program at Western University.

ALA Releases Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Scorecard for Library and Information Organizations

July 7, 2021

The Scorecard is designed to help administrators of information organizations assess their current practices in five core areas to produce actionable data for decision making and enacting a robust and sustainable commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and justice.

Call for Proposals: Access 2021 Online

July 6, 2021

Deadline for submissions is July 30, 2021.

Canadian Data Governance Standardization Roadmap Released

July 5, 2021

The Roadmap examines ways to coordinate the development and compatibility of data governance standards in Canada and create a level playing field in the digital economy.

Summer Issue of YAACING Available

July 3, 2021

YAACING is the quarterly newsletter of the Young Adults And Children’s Services section of the British Columbia Library Association.

Rina Hadziev Joins British Columbia Library Association (BCLA) as Executive Director

June 24, 2021

The British Columbia Library Association (BCLA) today announced the appointment of Rina Hadziev as its next Executive Director starting on July 19, 2021.

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.