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CAPAL Signs the Pisa Declaration and the Lyon Declaration 1

The Steering Committee voted in favor of signing both the Pisa Declaration and the Lyon Declaration respectively this week and added our name to the growing number of library associations in support of open access to grey literature, access to information, and in support of sustainable development. The Pisa Declaration calls for the recognition of(…)

CAPAL’s Letter to Dr. Guy Berthiaume 0

Letter to Dr. Guy Berthiaume in Opposition to LAC’s Proposal to Move Hosting of AMICUS to OCLC (Online Computer Library Centre, Inc.) in the United States. “While we acknowledge the creation of a national union catalogue is a complex job that requires the dedication of information professionals, Canada’s archivists and librarians have considerable expertise to produce catalogues such as AMICUS. Further, while(…)

A Virtual Discussion with Academic Librarians 0

Attention MLIS & MIS Students! Interested in hearing more about making the transition from library school student to academic librarian? Join Catherine McGoveran (Government Information Librarian, University of Ottawa) and Laura Thorne (Learning Services Librarian, University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus) & the University of Alberta’s CAPAL Student Committee for A Virtual Discussion with Academic(…)

CAPAL Celebrates Inaugural Conference at Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences: “Shifting Landscapes: Exploring the Boundaries of Academic Librarianship” 0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL/ACBAP) [1] held its first conference at Brock University in St. Catherines, Ontario, “Shifting Landscapes: Exploring the Boundaries of Academic Librarianship”, on May 25th and 26th in conjunction with the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 2014. The Conference was well-attended by nearly 90(…)

CAPAL welcomes controversial or threatened documents which go missing on the web… 0

Under the tab on the top menu Threatened Documents we have started to post controversial or missing documents pertaining to our professional interests which tend to disappear from the web. We have posted the first version of the LAC Code of Conduct which is now only available for a fee on the web. Contact CAPAL(…)

ANNUAL CONFERENCE – Preliminary Programme 0

Preliminary Programme – February 21 2014 Version française du programme préliminaire (Details available under 2014 ANNUAL CONFERENCE above) SHIFTING LANDSCAPES:  EXPLORING THE BOUNDARIES OF ACADEMIC LIBRARIANSHIP CAPAL/ACBAP Annual Meeting – May 25-26, 2014 CAPAL is currently organizing its first annual conference and next annual membership meeting. This page will be updated with the latest information(…)

CAPAL’s Preliminary Program at Brock University May 25-26, 2014, CHSS 0

CAPAL Congress 2014 – Preliminary Program (English) CAPAL Congress 2014 – Preliminary Program (French) CAPAL/ACBAP Annual Meeting – May 25-26, 2014 Borders Without Boundaries, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2014, Brock University “Shifting Landscapes: Exploring the Boundaries of Academic Librarianship” The boundaries of academic librarianship are shifting. At its inaugural conference the Programme(…)

CAPAL 2014 Conference – Keynote Speakers Announced 0

The Programme Planning Committee is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians’ (CAPAL) inaugural conference Shifting Landscapes: Exploring the Boundaries of Academic Librarianship to be held at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at Brock University, May 25-26, 2014: Dale Askey, Associate University Librarian at McMaster(…)

Summer Update – Good News! 0

Dear Colleagues, Gradually we are achieving the goals we set at our last membership meeting in the winter. This is to update you on the developments. The following tasks have now been completed: 1. CAPAL is officially a national non-profit corporation, as of June 12, 2013. June 12th is our official annual anniversary. 2. CAPAL’s(…)