Letter on the Closure of 54 Newfoundland & Labrador Libraries 0

Today, the Board of CAPAL sent the following letter to Newfoundland and Labrador’s Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development:

Hon. Dale Kirby,
Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development

Re: Announcement to Close 54 Public Library Branches in Newfoundland and Labrador

CAPAL16 Conference Updates! 0

Dear Colleagues, On behalf of the conference organizing committee, I am pleased to present the full program for CAPAL16: Beyond the Library: Agency, Practice, and Society, the third annual conference of the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL).  The full program can be viewed online at: http://conference.capalibrarians.org/program/ Registration for the conference is filling up quickly. With only(…)

#CAPAL16 Pre-conference: Building a Program of Research 0

Short Quiz for Librarian Scholars
#CAPAL16 Pre-conference: Building a Program of Research


  • a peer reviewer assessing your paper submission to a journal
  • a jury mulling over your grant application
  • the audience at your conference presentation
  • a colleague listening to your latest idea for a research project

Q: Which of the following responses would a scholar NOT want from any of the above?

CAPAL16 Conference: Last Call for Early Bird Rates! 0

*La version française suit* Dear Colleagues, The Early Bird Deadline for registration for the CAPAL16 Conference is Thursday March 31st. Please visit the Congress website before the 31st to take advantage of discounted rates: http://congress2016.ca/register Sincerely, Colleen Burgess, Communications Chair ************************************** Chers/chères collègues, La date limite pour bénéficier d’un tarif préférentiel pour la conférence ACBAP16(…)

Census of Canadian Academic Librarians 0

The CAPAL/ACBAP Advocacy Committee is excited to be moving forward on their work developing a census of Canada’s academic librarians. Approved by membership at the 2015 CAPAL AGM in Ottawa, the census project seeks to build a comprehensive picture of our profession by collecting high quality demographic data from librarians working in college and university(…)