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Library and Archives Canada Launches Bursary to Support Diversity in Canada’s Libraries and Archives

June 23, 2021

LAC will award up to $10,000 per funding cycle: $5,000 per selected student registered in full-time studies and $2,500 per selected student registered in part-time studies at Canadian colleges or universities for the 2021–2022 academic year, in a program that leads to a career in libraries or archives


Statement from the Librarian and Archivist of Canada on Biographies and other historical content on LAC’s website

June 18, 2021

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) yesterday released a statement from Leslie Weir, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, addressing the biographies and other historical content on the LAC website, including pages about prime ministers of Canada.


ALA Releases Draft Revised Core Competences of Librarianship for Feedback

June 17, 2021

The draft document is the first iteration of the ALACCs which intentionally incorporates the concepts of social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion both throughout the competences and in a separate competence.


Community History Web Archiving Program Launches in Canada

June 16, 2021

The deadline for applications is August 2, 2021.


Amy Buckland Appointed Assistant Deputy Minister, Collections at Library and Archives Canada

June 16, 2021

Amy Buckland will join Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and start her new role on August 16.


Call for Participants: 80 Years and Beyond: A Virtual Symposium on Canadian Comics

June 16, 2021

80 Years and Beyond is a two-day virtual symposium that will bring together scholars, creators, publishers, retailers, collectors, and fans for a series of focused conversations about the past, present, and future of comics and cartooning in Canada.


Stanley Cup Playoffs 2021 (Second Round): Public Library Edition

June 5, 2021

The Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs has begun and the rivalry between public libraries continues!


Library Community Response to Consultation on Copyright and Online Intermediaries

June 3, 2021

CFLA this week released a joint response, with CARL and CULC, to the Government of Canada’s Consultation on a Modern Copyright Framework for Online Intermediaries.


IFLA Announces Election Results for Regional Division Committee for North America

June 1, 2021

Congratulations to the members of the Canadian library community elected to the new IFLA Regional Division Committee for North America!


Career Opportunity: Manager, Library Services / Director of Library Services

June 1, 2021

Justice Canada and the Courts Administration Service are looking to fill the following positions: Manager, Library Services / Director of Library Services.


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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Freshly Minted: Myles Browne
Freshly Minted: Myles Browne
October 18, 2021 by Librarianship.ca

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 Librarianship.ca

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 Librarianship.ca

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 Librarianship.ca

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 Librarianship.ca

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.


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