Presenting the #CAPAL15 Conference Program 0

Dear Colleagues, On behalf of the conference programming committee, I am pleased to present to you the preliminary program for #CAPAL15 This year the program has been arranged according to themes including: critical practice, whiteness and academic librarianship, access, critical pedagogies, corporatization and the academic library, copyright, information literacy and neoliberalism, and academic freedom to name a(…)

Thank you for your submissions to #CAPAL15! 0

Thank you for your submissions to our spring conference: #CAPAL15. We were overwhelmed by the number of papers received – more than double the number received last year! The proposals came to us from 5 different continents, and the members of the conference organizing committee are very impressed by the depth and breadth of the(…)

Presenting the first issue of our newsletter: CAPAL Connections / Connexions de l’ACBAP 0

On behalf of the Communications Committee, I present to you our first issue of the CAPAL/ACBAP Newsletter:

CAPAL Connections / Connexions de l’ACBAP.

In this issue you will find updates from the committees and invitations to become involved in a number of projects. We hope that this newsletter will offer a sense of the scope (…)

Announcing CAPAL/ACBAP 2015 Conference Keynote Speakers 1

We are pleased to announce the keynote speakers for CAPAL/ACBAP’s 2015 Conference:  renowned cultural critic & education scholar, Henry Giroux and digital labour & LIS scholar, Sarah T. Roberts. Sarah T. Roberts is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Information Studies (FIMS), Western University. Her current research focuses on the practice of commercial content(…)

LAC’s Response to CAPAL’s Letter Concerning Canada’s National Union Catalogue 0

“…we have determined that securing the services of a third-party provider that already has a viable hosted service for a union catalogue would cost significantly less than building a system in-house…” See full letter here: LETTER – NUC – Sept 2014