2018 Call for proposals

ABQLA is pleased to invite members of the library and information professional community to submit conference proposals for the 86th annual conference to be held in Montreal on Friday, May 4th, 2018. The theme for this year’s conference is “All Inclusive: Leading, Inspiring, Empowering.” In an era of divisiveness and exclusion, libraries can play an important role in welcoming and empowering members of their communities.

To learn more, visit: http://abqla.qc.ca/conference/2018/call-for-proposals

Call for Proposals - True North Science Boot Camp 2018

Call for Proposals - True North Science Boot Camp 2018

Call for Proposals from Librarians

Call for Proposals - Concordia University Library’s 16th Annual Research Forum

Proposals are now being accepted for Concordia University Library’s 16th Annual Research Forum. This year's Research Forum will be held on Friday, April 27th, 2018, at the Loyola Jesuit Hall and Conference Centre in the beautiful city of Montreal.   

ABQLA Public Libraries Section Event

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 18:00
Atwater Library & Computer Centre Auditorium 1200 Atwater Ave, Westmount, QC

The ABQLA Public Libraries section cordially invites you to a panel discussion on the role of independent, membership-based libraries in Montreal. Our panel will bring together the Montreal West Public Library, the Jewish Public Library and Atwater Library and Computer Center.

Share your thoughts! Meet other librarians and schmooze. See you there! Our discussion will be primarily in English but Q&A will be bilingual (English & French).


CFLA-FCAB Intellectual Freedom Committee

Dear CFLA-FCAB Members,

CFLA-FCAB is seeking individuals to serve on our new Intellectual Freedom Committee.

We are looking for broad national representation from different library sectors for individuals who value the principles of intellectual freedom and will actively participate in the work of the committee.

Individuals will ideally have expertise in intellectual freedom normally attained through research, policy development, education, and involvement.

Upcoming December Education Institute Webinars!

EI Webinar Dec 5 -- Customer Privacy and Digital Collections and Services https://goo.gl/7BLCwH

EI Webinar Dec 7 -- The Blockchain & Libraries https://goo.gl/CsR4XK 

EI Webinar Dec 12 -- Tech Champions: Changing Culture One Click At a Time https://goo.gl/QXaANn  

EI Webinar Dec 14 -- Long Time Worker, First Time Manager https://goo.gl/PX5w7z

Call for papers - Documentation et bibliothèques

Appel de textes/Call for papers
Documentation et bibliothèques. Volume 64, no 2
Fab labs et milieux documentaires

Call for Proposals! 2018 ACRL New England Chapter Annual Conference

Failing Forward: Experimentation and Creativity in Libraries
2018 ACRL New England Chapter Annual Conference

Friday, May 4, 2018
Hotel 1620 Plymouth Harbor
Plymouth, Massachusetts


ABQLA Fall Kick-Off event

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 17:00
Idole 6388 St-Hubert, Montreal, Quebec H2S 2M2

L’Association des bibliothécaires du Québec – Quebec Library Association cordially invites you to our Fall Kick-Off event, Thursday November 23, 2017.

Join us for drinks, snacks, and networking with colleagues at Idole, a secret society themed cocktail lounge. Looking forward to seeing you there!

6388 Rue St. Hubert, Montreal 

5:00 - 7:00 PM


Please RSVP by Nov 20th to abqla@abqla.qc.ca, but drop-ins are welcome.


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