Presenting the #CAPAL15 Conference Program 0

Dear Colleagues, On behalf of the conference programming committee, I am pleased to present to you the preliminary program for #CAPAL15 bit.ly/CAPAL15program. This year the program has been arranged according to themes including: critical practice, whiteness and academic librarianship, access, critical pedagogies, corporatization and the academic library, copyright, information literacy and neoliberalism, and academic freedom to name a(…)

Thank you for your submissions to #CAPAL15! 0

Thank you for your submissions to our spring conference: #CAPAL15. We were overwhelmed by the number of papers received – more than double the number received last year! The proposals came to us from 5 different continents, and the members of the conference organizing committee are very impressed by the depth and breadth of the(…)

Save the Date for CAPAL15! 3


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(…)