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Recent Coverage of Artificial Intelligence in Canada

September 30, 2018

Over the last two weeks, IT World Canada has published a number of articles about artificial intelligence in Canada.

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CFLA Releases Position Statement on Modernizing Crown Copyright

September 28, 2018

CFLA-FCAB recommends that Parliament eliminate Crown copyright on all publicly accessible government works or make those works openly licensed by default (e.g., using a Creative Commons licence).

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Talia Chung Appointed uOttawa’s University Librarian and Vice-Provost (Knowledge Systems)

September 20, 2018

Talia Chung has over twenty years’ experience in the library sector and is currently the Associate University Librarian, Research Services at the University of Ottawa Library.

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Canadian Heritage Committee Releases Report on State of Canadian Museums

September 19, 2018

The Committee makes 15 recommendations to the Department of Canadian Heritage in the areas of: funding, policy, training and development, infrastructure, Truth and Reconciliation, and collaboration within the museum sector.

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New and Upcoming LIS Publications by Canadian Authors

September 16, 2018

ALA Editions and Facet Publishing have several new and upcoming titles written or edited by members of the Canadian library and information management community.

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Temporary Library Assistant Opportunity at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

September 16, 2018

The deadline for applications is September 21, 2018.

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NNELS is hiring!

September 12, 2018

The National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) is staffing multiple positions to support a series of special projects funded by the Government of Canada’s Social Development Partnerships Program – Disability Component (SDPP-D).

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GLAM Sector Submissions on Copyright Act Review

September 9, 2018

Recommendations in similar areas of interest: Copyright override, Crown Copyright, Fair dealing, Indigenous Knowledge, Orphan works, Technological Protection Measures (TPM), and Term Extentions.

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CFLA Submission to 2019 Pre-Budget Consultations

September 9, 2018

Calls on federal government to invest in library infrastructure, accessible formats for Canadians with perceptual disabilities, Library Materials Service, and indigenous education in library services.

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Have Your Say: What priorities should guide Library and Archives Canada over the next 3 years?

September 6, 2018

What do you expect from your national library and national archives?

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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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