October 20, 2021

New Report: “National Statistical and Values Profile of Canadian Libraries”

New from the Canadian Library Association: CLA is pleased to launch the National Statistical and Values Profile of Canadian Libraries. CLA Executive Council, under past-President Karen Adams, commissioned this research to provide CLA members with a current comprehensive overview of the activities of libraries in Canada. The statistics are supported by a compilation of statements […]

Canadian Library Association Posts Update About Upcoming Cuts at Library and Archives Canada

Posted Today on the CLA Web Site: As part of CLA’s ongoing discussions with senior management at Library and Archives Canada, today CLA has received an update on LAC’s plans for implementing the cuts announced in the 2012 federal budget. LAC is working on options for its ILL/Document Delivery service, with location searching no longer […]

Canadian Library Association Announces 2012 Award Winning Books for Children and Young Adults

From Canadian Library Association Announcements: 1. CLA Book of the Year for Children Award Winner (PDF) From a superb collection of children’s literature produced by Canadian authors and publishers in 2011, the Canadian Library Association/Association canadienne des bibliotheques (CLA/ACB) has selected its 2012 winning title for the Book of the Year for Children Award. This […]

Canada: New Canadian Library Association Executive Council Elected!

From a CLA Announcement: CLA Members have cast their ballots in the first elections under the new structure for CLA governance. There were five positions being contested: Vice-President/President-Elect, Treasurer and three Councillors-at-Large. Pilar Martinez has been elected CLA Vice-President/President-Elect. Pilar is the Executive Director, Public Services, at Edmonton Public Library. Mary-Jo Romaniuk has been elected […]

Canadian Library Association: Stephen Abram Presented With the 2011 Outstanding Service to Librarianship Award

We can’t think of a more deserving person than Stephen for this award. Those who know him realized a long time ago that service to librarianship and Stephen Abram are synonymous. From meeting with info pros around the world to mentoring new librarians Stephen does whatever is needed whenever and wherever it’s needed. On top […]