CAPAL Connections: From Infancy to Adolescence

Dear Members:
On behalf of the Communications Committee, I’m pleased to present the fourth issue of the CAPAL newsletter, CAPAL Connections: From Infancy to Adolescence.

Inside you’ll learn more about the growth of the association including updates from the CAPAL Board, news about our upcoming conference in Calgary Alberta, details of the forthcoming census of academic librarians from the Advocacy Committee, and more.

Click to read the newsletter and find out what’s happening with CAPAL!

Happy Reading,
Colleen Burgess, Communications Chair

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: 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: Sincerely, Colleen Burgess, Communications Chair ************************************** Chers/chères collègues, La date limite pour bénéficier d’un tarif préférentiel pour la conférence ACBAP16(…)