Partnership Position Available: Editor-in-Chief - Search Extended

Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research is extending the search for the position of Editor-in-Chief until November 30, 2014.

Partnership is one of Canada's leading open access journals serving the library profession. The journal is published by The Partnership, Canada's national network of provincial and territorial library associations. The Editor-in-Chief holds an ex officio position on The Partnership Board and is accountable to the Board.

Fall Kick Off!/Lancement automnal! November 5 novembre!

Fall Kick Off! Don't forget to RSVP for the social event of the season! Catch up with colleagues over wine and cheese, and be inspired by a tour of an innovative new library. All of this and just steps from Rosemont metro.

For more information on the library itself, visit Bibliothèque Marc-Favreau

Book Talking 3.0/Parler des livres 3.0

Jennifer Eisman and Alisa Soukhodolskaia, President and Vice-President of the Public Libraries Section, are pleased to announce their first event of the year, "Book Talking 3.0".

Hosted in conjunction with the Youth Section of ABQLA, this event promises to be very interesting and inspiring. Hope to see you there!

Book Talking 3.0

November 10, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
At the Atwater Library
1200 Atwater Ave, Westmount

ABQLA members: FREE!

CODE Raffle Tickets Available

If you are interested in selling raffle tickets for the annual CODE fundraiser, please contact Ed Bilodeau ( to let him know.

We graciously thank you for your continued support in this philanthropic event.

Ed Bilodeau, Christine Jacobs, Linda Toivanen, Christine Smith, Alisa Soukhodolskaia, and Sean Swanick
CODE Fundraiser Organizers

Call for Proposals - WILU 2015

The WILU Program Committee is pleased to invite proposals to be considered at WILU 2015, June 15-17, to be held at Memorial University in beautiful St. John’s, NL.

The theme for WILU 2015 is Sea Change: Transforming Learning.

We invite proposals that are inspired in various ways by the ideas of growth, change, and transformation; that bring us together to explore changes that we have either experienced or inspired, and to examine the transformations that are taking place around us.

31st Annual CODE Holiday Fundraiser - November 27

Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 06:00
Atwater Library and Computer Centre, 1200 Atwater Ave., Westmount, Québec.

ImageThe annual CODE Fundraiser is a joint venture of the ABQLA, CLA (Montreal Network) and SLA (Eastern Canada Chapter). This year the CODE Fundraiser took place on 27 November, 2014 between 5:30-8:30 at the Atwater Library and Computer Centre, 1200 Atwater Ave., Westmount, Québec.

CMD 2014: Présentez vos réalisations et projets et faites les rayonner! (Prolongation)

Vous avez jusqu’au 31 octobre pour choisir la formule adaptée à vos besoins et participer:

Prix Innovation
Présenter une candidature pour des projets réalisés entre le 1 juillet 2012- juin 2014 en remplissant le formulaire en ligne
Le prix sera remis lundi le 1er décembre à 16 h 30.

Call for Submissions: Fall ABQLA Bulletin!

We are currently soliciting content submissions for the Fall issue of the Bulletin.

We welcome submission from all ABQLA membersincluding:

• Section Reports – either about recent ABQLA events or original articles discussion issues or pointing to resources relevant to your section.
• Photos and stories about libraries or library exhibitions you may have visited on vacation!
• Articles on a current topic of interest / discussion of a recent hot topic in the field.
• Resources for other librarians, suggested reading, etc.

Save the Date: Fall Kick-Off November 5th!

Save the date:

Join us for the ABQLA Fall Kick-off November 5! A great chance to network and catch up with colleagues! This year's event will be held at the new Marc Favreau Library in Rosemont.

Wednesday November 5, 6 pm, 500 Rosemount Blvd, Montreal.

New National School Library Standards

The Canadian Library Association (CLA) is pleased to announce the launch of its latest publication, Leading Learning: Standards of Practice for School Library Learning Commons in Canada.

The new standards were created with input from committees across the country, including a Quebec committee under the Association pour la promotion des services documentaires scolaires (APSDS).

The publication is available free of charge at:


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