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Invitation to Participate in Research: The Experiences of Academic Librarians on Temporary Contracts Before and During COVID-19

The purpose of the research is to investigate the demographics and career paths of those academic librarians engaged in contract work in Canada and their experiences in these positions regarding training, socialization, and supervision/mentorship.

News September 8, 2021 


May 31 – OCADU Digital Day of Action

On Monday, May 31, 2021, starting at 8:30 am, the post-secondary sector across Ontario and Canada will hold a digital day of action to support the four librarians who have been terminated by OCADU Administration.

News May 29, 2021 


Call for Applications: Kaleidoscope Program

The Kaleidoscope Program recruits MLIS students from historically underrepresented ethnic and racial groups into careers in research libraries and archives.

News April 22, 2021 


CFP: CAPAL 21 Virtual Conference

Theme: EDI in Academic Libraries – How are we doing?

News April 5, 2021 


2020 in Review: Challenges and Triumphs for LIS Professionals in the Time of COVID

Over the last few weeks, members of the community have been invited to reflect on experiences and lessons learned from the past year and share their perspectives on the challenges and highlights of their organizations from this past year.

Blog December 23, 2020 


CARL Releases Strategies and Practices for Hiring and Retaining Diverse Talent

The document provides a set of broad recruitment and retention strategies, each with accompanying suggested practices.

News December 10, 2020 


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

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.

News September 18, 2020 


Call for participation — Survey: Community College Librarians’ Research Practices

The purpose of this study is to gather information about community or junior college librarians’ experiences as research investigators, about their experience publishing or presenting about their research projects, about barriers they may have experienced, and about institutional supports for this activity that may have been available to them.

News August 25, 2020 


Racial Pay Gap: An Analysis of CARL Libraries

This paper uses data from the 2014 8Rs CARL Libraries Practitioner Survey to assess the impact of race on the earnings attainment process based on a sample of 392 CARL library practitioners.

News July 23, 2020 


CARL Resources on Open Education

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Open Education Working Group last week highlighted some new resources available to the library and higher education communities.

News July 20, 2020