CAPAL Website Maintenance 0

The CAPAL website will be down for maintenance on Thursday, July 28. Our apologies for the inconvenience!

CFP Deadline Extended: The Canadian Journal of Academic Librarianship (CJAL) 0

Call for papers

The Canadian Journal of Academic Librarianship (CJAL) is a bilingual, open-access, and peer-reviewed journal published by the Canadian Association of Academic Librarians (CAPAL). CJAL invites article and book review submissions. Submissions received by July 30th, 2016 will be assured of consideration for the second issue. [more …]

Canadian Academic Librarians 2016 Census 0

Dear Academic Librarian, You are invited to take part in Canada’s first census of Canadian academic librarians.  A census is an enumeration of a population.  For the purposes of this census an academic librarian is anyone possessing an MLIS/MLS degree or equivalent and working as a librarian in a post-secondary education institution in Canada. The(…)

A letter concerning the French America Reference Centre 0

Mr. Stéphan La Roche, Director General, Musées de la civilisation

Dear M. La Roche,

On behalf of the Board of the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians / l’Association canadienne des bibliothécaires académiques professionnels (CAPAL/ACBAP) I am writing to express our deep concern regarding the recent decision to close the archival consultation room of Le Centre de référence de l’Amérique francophone for an indefinite amount of time on June 23, 2016. [more…]

Letter to Dr. Bernard, President and Vice Chancellor, University of Manitoba 0

June 20, 2016 Dr. David T. Bernard, President and Vice Chancellor Office of the President 2002 Administration Building University of Manitoba Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Dear Dr. Bernard, Re: Comments in “UofM, union disagree strongly on library staff cuts” Winnipeg Free Press, June 6, 2016 On behalf of the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians(…)