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Survey of Visible Minority Librarians in Canada

January 22, 2021

This survey will help ViMLoC identify visible minority librarians’ needs and propose projects to empower them in their current positions or their future career development, such as mentorship programming, leadership training, and networking opportunities.


Call for Proposals: New Librarians Symposium 2021

January 22, 2021

Proposals should be submitted by March 5th, 2021. 


CELA, Penguin Random House Canada Improve Access to Canadian Publications

January 19, 2021

Penguin Random House Canada is providing its entire collection of Canadian-published titles with Canadian audio rights to CELA.


Young Canada Works (YCW) Extension to Application Deadline

January 19, 2021

The application deadline for jobs for students is February 5, 2021.


Introducing Library Lexique / Présentons Library Lexique

January 18, 2021

Library Lexique is a new resource hub that aims to support the use of French in library services.


Call for Chapters: Role of Libraries, Archives, and Museums in Achieving Civic Engagement and Social Justice in Smart Cities

January 18, 2021

Proposals Submission Deadline: February 23, 2021
Full Chapters Due: May 8, 2021


Call for Applications: Kimberley Foundation Library Support Grant for Small Communities

January 6, 2021 1 comment

The Pat Morris Communities Matter Initiative will offer grants to Canadian libraries serving small communities to support acquisitions, programming, and outreach activities.


Library and GLAM Sector Submissions to 2021 Pre-Budget Consultations

January 4, 2021

Library and GLAM sector 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.


Apply for the 2021 IFLA PressReader International Marketing Award!

January 2, 2021

Win €3,000 towards purchasing new technology for your library organisation!



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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