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On Diversity: A Survey of Canadian Readers 2021

86% of readers agree with the statement “Libraries should have more books by a greater variety of authors”, the same was true for a similar statement but focused on bookstores or retailers (85%), and on publishers (86%).

News August 3, 2021 

ALA Releases Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Scorecard for Library and Information Organizations

The Scorecard is designed to help administrators of information organizations assess their current practices in five core areas to produce actionable data for decision making and enacting a robust and sustainable commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and justice.

News July 7, 2021 

Library and Archives Canada Launches Bursary to Support Diversity in Canada’s Libraries and Archives

LAC will award up to $10,000 per funding cycle: $5,000 per selected student registered in full-time studies and $2,500 per selected student registered in part-time studies at Canadian colleges or universities for the 2021–2022 academic year, in a program that leads to a career in libraries or archives

News June 23, 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 

Highlights from Budget 2021

Highlights of interest to the Canadian library and information management community

Blog April 19, 2021 

ARLIS/NA Releases Diversity Toolkit

The Diversity Toolkit was created as a resource “to help promote and strengthen the incorporation of equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice (EDISJ) within the context of art librarianship.”

News April 15, 2021 

CFP: CAPAL 21 Virtual Conference

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

News April 5, 2021 

IJIDI Special Issue on Diversity, Recordkeeping and Archivy

The latest edition of the International Journal of Information, Diversity and Inclusion (IJIDI) is a theme issue on Diversity, Recordkeeping and Archivy.

News February 21, 2021 

Survey of Visible Minority Librarians in Canada

This survey will help ViMLoC identify visible minority librarians’ needs and propose projects to empower them in their current positions or their future career development, such as mentorship programming, leadership training, and networking opportunities.

News January 22, 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