Save the Date: CODE Fundraiser!

Save the date!
The annual CODE Fundraiser is a joint venture of the ABQLA, CLA (Montreal Network) and SLA (Eastern Canada Chapter).
This year the CODE Fundraiser will take place on 28 November, 2013.
The event will be between 5:30-8:30 at Thomson House, 3650 McTavish St. McGill University.
More information will be coming in the next couple of weeks.
Hope to see you there!

Trick or Treat! Fill your bag with these Education Institute webinars!

We're rounding out the month with a mixed bag of Education Institute webinars. Your brain will find them delicious! 
All webinars are one hour in length. 
Member: $45.00
Non-Member: $55.00 
Open Source/Open Access/ Freeware/Shareware Tools for Libraries with Chad Mairn
Webinar, 1 hour Wednesday October 23, 2013 @ 12 PM ET (noon)

Montreal Consultation - Oct 24th: Royal Society of Canada expert panel on the future of Canada's Libraries and Archives

The Royal Society of Canada has struck an Expert panel on The Status and Future of Canada's Libraries and Archives and is holding public consultations to "...hear from Canadians [and library professionals] generally about the value they place on libraries and archives, the services they and receive expect from these institutions, and the ways digital technology is transforming our knowledge universe."

Copyright and Canadian Libraries: What You Need to Know

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 18:00
Webster Library (LB-211), Concordia University, 1400 de Maisonneuve West

Join us for an informative session with Amy Buckland (McGill University Library) who will discuss the recent changes in Canadian copyright law and what it means for academic libraries.
Please RSVP to by Friday, October 25th.
About the Speaker:

Library 2.013 and Connected Librarians Day

October 18 - 19, 2013

An Evening with Alan Gibbons

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 19:00
Babar en Ville 1235-A Greene Westmount

An evening of coffee and desserts.
Mr. Gibbons will speak with book signing to follow.
Alan Gibbons’ book Shadow of the Minotaur won the Blue Peter Book Award in 2000. In 2001 and 2003 he was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. A fulltime writer and independent education consultant Mr. Gibbons is a popular speaker at home and abroad. This is his first visit to Canada!

ABQLA 2013 Fall Kick-off

Monday, October 21, 2013 - 18:00
Bibliothèque du Boisé 2727, boulevard Thimens Saint-Laurent, Quebec Côte-Vertu Metro, 171 Bus

The Quebec Library Association cordially invites you to join us for the 2013 Fall Kick-off event at the Brand new Bibliotheque du Boise Public Library. Come enjoy some wine and cheese while catching up with your ABQLA colleagues! See the attached PDF for details.


Business Manager needed for Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research

Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research invites applications for the position of Business Manager.

Call for Proposals for ALC 2014

The Alberta Library Conference (ALC) 2014 Planning Committee, with support from the Library Association of Alberta (LAA) and the Alberta Library Trustees Association (ALTA), is pleased to announce that the call for proposals for the 2014 Alberta Library Conference is open.
The conference takes place in Jasper, Alberta April 24 to 27, 2014.

ARGUS: Call for English & French article proposals for the Winter 2014 issue - Deadline: Sept 30, 2013

Argus is now seeking article proposals for the Winter 2014 issue. The theme of the issue is change: changes taking place in libraries, around libraries, as well as ways in which libraries can support and drive change in their communities.
While Argushas traditionally been a French publication, the next issue will include articles written in English as well.
The deadline for submitting article proposals is September 30, 2013.
For more information, see the complete call for proposals below.


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