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Everything tagged: COVID-19

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 


Privacy and COVID-19 Vaccine Passports

“Vaccine passports must be developed and implemented in compliance with applicable privacy laws. They should also incorporate privacy best practices in order to achieve the highest level of privacy protection commensurate with the sensitivity of the personal health information that will be collected, used or disclosed.”

News May 19, 2021 


Recent Library of Parliament Research Publications (May 2021)

The Library of Parliament has released a number of research publications on topics of interest to the library and IM community, including: Broadband, Census, COVID-19, Early Childhood Education, Homelessness, Indigenous Peoples, Information Literacy, Privacy

News May 17, 2021 


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