We are pleased to announce the Call for Proposals (CFP) for CAPAL15: Academic Librarianship and Critical Practice, the second annual conference of the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL), which will be held May 31-June 2, 2015 as part of Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario, which lies in unceded Algonquin territory.
This year Bibliothèque et Archives nationale du Québec is offering 5 free registrations to the Conference of the Library and Information Community of Quebec 2014 / Congrès des milieux documentaires du Québec 2014.
Only recently-graduated archivists, librarians and library technicians (i.e. within the last 3 years, i.e. 2011 or since) are eligible.
Come and meet ice storm expert John Gyakum and volcano expert John Stix to learn about Montreal area natural disasters and why certain disasters would not happen here. The professors, who are currently giving a massive open online course (MOOC), will answer your questions about natural disasters. Refreshments will be served.
This tool is meant to help illustrate to patrons and the public how much money using their local library saves them and how to calculate the total Monthly and Yearly value of having access to that library.
On June 17th in Montréal, ACMLA will host a one-day map cataloguing workshop as part of CARTO2014, the Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives 48th annual conference, organised in partnership with Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec and the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM).
Using presentations and practical exercises, the workshop aims to provide participants with the basic knowledge and skills needed to describe and provide access to cartographic materials in both print and electronic forms, according to RDA.