Education & Professional Development Committee


  • Share educational and professional development opportunities with current library students and
    academic librarians in Canada
  • Raise awareness of issues regarding the current state of library education in Canada
  • Monitor accreditation process in Canadian library education and seek out opportunities for
    CAPAL-ACBAP involvement


Communities of Practice

The Education & Professional Development promotes and supports Communities of Practice (COPs) to share information and experiences, increasing knowledge and awareness of timely and important issues in librarianship.

Current Communities of Practice include:

  • Information Literacy, facilitated by Helen Power (helen DOT power AT uwindsor DOT ca)
  • Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, facilitated by Mark Weiler (mweiler AT alumni DOT sfu DOT ca)

If interested in joining a Community of Practice, please contact the facilitator. If interested in creating a new Community of Practice, please contact the EPD Committee chair (james DOT murphy2 AT ucalgary DOT ca). An active CAPAL-ACBAP membership is required.

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