Open Letter of Support for Academic Librarians at McMaster University 0

On behalf of the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians, please find attached a letter from the members of the CAPAL Board. Best, Colleen Burgess, Communications Chair CAPAL-Nov12-2015-MUALA (1)

Call for CAPAL16 Program Committee Members 0

Dear Colleagues, The 2016 Conference Program Committee is seeking 4-6 members to assist in developing the program for the CAPAL conference at next year’s Congress in Calgary. Working with the Program Committee co-chairs, the members will review and provide comments on proposal submissions, assist in identifying keynote speakers, and help shape the events, themes and(…)

#CAPAL16 Conference Dates & News 0

Dear Colleagues, On behalf of the CAPAL Board, we are pleased to announce the conference date for #CAPAL16 and the positions of Program Chair and Local Arrangements Coordinator. We received applications from several highly qualified individuals for these two positions, and wish to extend our thanks to our colleagues for their expressions of interest. The(…)

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