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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.

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News July 7, 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.

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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.

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News May 8, 2020 


Joint Statement on COVID-19 and the Duty to Document

“We, the signatories of this statement, call on governments, businesses, and research institutions around the world to document their decisions and transactions now and for the future.”

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News May 4, 2020 


CFLA Issues Fair Dealing Guidance for Canadian Libraries During the Time of COVID-19

This guidance document is meant to provide clarity to support libraries in considering copyright as they provide services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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News May 4, 2020 


Business Resumption and Re-Imagination of Public Library Services Post COVID-19

The Canadian Urban Libraries Council this week announced the creation of a Think Tank to prepare recommendations to support public libraries in their efforts to develop recovery plans and redesigned service delivery post COVID19.

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News April 16, 2020