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Everything tagged: COVID-19

Highlights from Supplementary Mandate Letters for Ministers

Highlights from supplemental ministerial mandate letters on issues of interest to the librarianship community.

Blog January 15, 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 


Status of 2021 Library Conferences and Events in Canada

With the evolving COVID-19 situation across the country, many conferences and events for the Canadian library community will be engaging participants in new ways in 2021.

Blog November 17, 2020 


Highlights from Ontario Budget 2020

Highlights from the 2020 Ontario budget of interest to the library and information management community.

Blog November 5, 2020 


Highlights from the Speech from the Throne

Highlights of interest to the Canadian library and information management community in the Speech from the Throne

Blog September 23, 2020 


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

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

News September 15, 2020 


ALA Releases Toolkit on Virtual Accessibility

ALA-ASGCLA published last month a new toolkit on Virtual Accessibility to support libraries offering live meetings and programs through online virtual platforms.

News July 7, 2020 


Call for Articles – On Hold: LIS People and Places During a Pandemic

Submission Deadline: August 4, 2020

Blog June 11, 2020 


Manitoba Public Libraries and COVID-19

The Manitoba Library Association today released the results of survey conducted in collaboration with Public Library Services Branch to gather information about how public libraries operations have been affected by the pandemic response.

News June 2, 2020 


CFLA Issues Guidance for Canadian Libraries on Copyright and Online Storytimes

Online storytime typically relies on the use of copyright-protected materials, therefore, librarians must consider copyright legislation and whether permission, a license, or use of the fair dealing exception is required. This guideline describes these options, and provides an example of a fair dealing analysis for an early literacy-focused storytime.

News May 8, 2020