January 23, 2022

Library and Archives Canada Publishes 2019-2020 Annual Report: “Working Today to Preserve Our Tomorrow”

From the “Working Today to Preserve Our Tomorrow” Publication Announcement:

Highlights From the Report Include:

  • The appointment of Leslie Weir as Librarian and Archivist of Canada;
  • The unveiling of the design for the joint facility that LAC will share with Ottawa Public Library;
  • The beginning of construction of a second preservation centre—the first net-zero carbon facility dedicated to documentary preservation in the Americas;
  • The launch of the Indigenous Heritage Action Plan, which comprises 28 actions by LAC to recognize Indigenous rights and increase access to its collection;
  • Recent acquisitions, preservation and digitization efforts;
  • Updates on crowdsourcing programs like DigiLab and Co-Lab;
  • Public book launches, exhibitions, tours and special events;
  • Ongoing and new partnerships; and
  • LAC’s increasing presence and reach on social media.

Direct to Full Text Report (HTML)

Direct to Full Text Report (PDF)
56 pages; PDF.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.