CAPAL17 Conference Proceedings Available Now

The CAPAL17 conference abstracts are now available, including some select papers and presentations.

Papers that have been uploaded include Michael Dudley’s “Seeing the Forest for the Trees on Mars: Rethinking the Ideology of the ‘Library of the Future’”, Samantha Schmel-Hines’ “Leadership Development for Academic Librarians: Maintaining the Status Quo?” and Jacob Vangeest’s “Towards an Ethics of Difference: The Pluralist Library”.

Presentation slides that have been uploaded include Lisa Levesque’s “Material Culture Studies and Librarianship: Taking Objects Seriously”, Scott R. Cowan’s “Disassembling Neutrality: The Need for ‘The Explicit’”, and Carrie Wade’s “How Do You Pronounce Pedagogy? The Evolution of Critical Pedagogy and Praxis in Library Instruction”.

A full list and links to access material available here:



If you presented and you would like to upload your slides or paper, please contact Doug Fox.

We look forward to seeing you next year at CAPAL18 at the University of Regina.