Inaugural Issue of The PEN Newsletter 0

Dear CAPAL Members,
The Education and Professional Development Committee is pleased to offer you the first issue of our newsletter, The PEN. We created this newsletter in an effort to provide CAPAL members with a space dedicated to professional development and educational opportunities relevant to Canadian academic librarians.
Inside you will find information on upcoming conferences; upcoming webinars; funding opportunities; academic librarianship education in Canada; and calls for articles/book chapters.
We hope you enjoy!
Amanda Power
Chair, Education and Professional Development Committee

CAPAL15 Conference Abstracts, Papers, and Slides Posted on the Website 0

Did you miss a presentation at CAPAL15? Interested to view the slides or read the paper?

Whether you were able to attend the CAPAL Conference in Ottawa this year or not, you’ll be impressed with this exceptional list of presentations.

The CAPAL15 conference abstracts, papers, and slides are now posted on the website in both official languages:


With many thanks to the presenters for their fine work,

Colleen Burgess, Communications Chair

Attend a Committee Meeting at CAPAL15 0

Dear #CAPAL15 Attendees: We are always looking for more members to add their voices to our association. While in Ottawa, consider joining us for one of the four committee meetings to be held during the conference: Advocacy Committee, May 31st from 12:30-1:30 pm in SITE H0104 Communications Committee, May 31, 4:30-5:30 pm in SITE H0104 Diversity and Equity Committee, May(…)

Dine Around at CAPAL15 0

Want to connect with your colleagues over dinner? Interested to try a new restaurant while in Ottawa? You’re in luck! This year we’ve organized a Dine Around event on the evening of June 1st (2nd night of the conference) . We’ve selected seven centrally located restaurants that cater to vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free diets. Connect with your colleagues,(…)

#CAPAL15 Critical Tweets Competition 0

To increase engagement and discussion at the conference, we will be hosting a Critical Tweets Competition at #CAPAL15. The goal of the competition is to generate online and in-person engagement with the critical research presented at the conference and to build community among our colleagues. The competition is open to all attendees with a public(…)