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Library of Congress Releases 2020-2021 Version of Recommended Formats Statement

News September 23, 2020

First published in 2014, the document identifies the recommended formats to use to ensure the preservation and long-term access of documentary heritage.


Call for participation: Patron-Perpetrated Sexual Harassment in Libraries Survey

News September 22, 2020

You are being invited to participate in this survey because we want to collect a wide range of perspectives on this issue from persons working across all sectors of the library, in a variety of roles, and who have a variety of experiences.


No New Laws Required To Hold Social Media Accountable For Illegal Content

News September 21, 2020

In a research report released today, Friends of Canadian Broadcasting argues that “in the eyes of Canadian law, social media companies like Facebook and YouTube are arguably publishers, opening the platforms to legal liability for user-generated content.”


Call for Submissions: Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) 2021 Virtual Conference

News September 19, 2020

Theme: Home Improvement: Building archives through change


RIP Ernie Ingles

News September 18, 2020 3 comments

Ernest Boyce (“Ernie”) Ingles, BA, MA, MLS, FRSC departed this life in Edmonton on Thursday, September 17, 2020, in his 71st year.


CARL Releases Updated Version of Competencies for Librarians in Canadian Research Libraries

News September 18, 2020

The renewed Competencies for Librarians in Canadian Research Libraries document has been developed to assist with personal and organizational goal setting while providing a context for recruitment and professional development.


Revised Draft Cataloguing Code of Ethics Open for Comments

News September 16, 2020

The revised document is open for comments until October 7, 2020.


Kimberley Foundation Announces Recipients of the Pandemic Flash Fund for Small Libraries

News September 15, 2020

Congratulations to the libraries receiving grants to serve their communities during the COVID 19 pandemic!


Towards a National Shared Print Collection Network

News September 15, 2020

The Canadian Collective Print Strategy Working Group (CCPSWG) today released its final report with recommendations for the succesful establishment of a national shared print network in Canada.