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News tagged: Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada Announces Funding for 19 Projects to Digitize and Preserve Indigenous Language and Culture Recordings

Nineteen Indigenous organizations will receive funding from LAC’s Listen, Hear Our Voices initiative to digitize and make accessible their existing audio and video heritage.

News August 13, 2021 

Library Community Submissions to 2022 Pre-Budget Consultations

National library organizations call for federal support for access to e-content, funding for Library and Archives Canada, library support for vulnerable populations, open educational resources, and accessible reading material.

News August 12, 2021 

Ādisōke: Telling Stories at the New Ottawa Public Library / Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility

Ādisōke is an Anishinābemowin word that refers to the telling of stories.

News August 5, 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 

Statement from the Librarian and Archivist of Canada on Biographies and other historical content on LAC’s website

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) yesterday released a statement from Leslie Weir, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, addressing the biographies and other historical content on the LAC website, including pages about prime ministers of Canada.

News June 18, 2021 

Amy Buckland Appointed Assistant Deputy Minister, Collections at Library and Archives Canada

Amy Buckland will join Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and start her new role on August 16.

News June 16, 2021 

Library and Archives Canada Announces Recipients of 2020-21 Documentary Heritage Communities Program

41 projects (including 26 new projects) will be supported by the $1.5 million fund

News May 15, 2021 

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Releases Policy on Maintaining the Canadian National Union Catalogue

The Policy on Maintaining the Canadian National Union Catalogue clarifies the roles and responsibilities for the management of the Canadian National Union Catalogue (NUC).

News March 22, 2021 

For its Vision 2030 Project: Library and Archives Canada wants your input

With Vision 2030, LAC will define where it wants to go, what it wishes to achieve, and how it will do so.

News February 22, 2021 

Greening Canada’s New National Library Building

The Government of Canada today announced enhancements to the joint Ottawa Public Library (OPL)–Library and Archives Canada (LAC) facility to meet the standards to be a net-zero carbon building.

News February 8, 2021