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Nov 20 / Kimberly

CLA: Royal Society review highlights opportunities for CLA

The Canadian Library Association (CLA) put out a press release on November 14, 2014, highlighting the opportunities for CLA as outlined in the Royal Society of Canada’s report, “The Future Now: Canada’s Libraries, Archives and Public Memory“.

While we will be thoroughly reviewing this report over the next few weeks we are particularly welcoming of the recommendations for associations in Canada and look forward to future discussions of how we can best work with our partner organizations in realizing what the Royal Society recommends for CLA.

Nov 14 / Kimberly

Report cites Library and Archives woes, urban-rural library divide – Ottawa Citizen

The Ottawa Citizen published a story earlier this week summarizing the issues described in the Royal Society’s recently released report, “The Future Now: Canada’s Libraries, Archives, and Public Memory“.

Oct 23 / Kimberly

Webinar: Beyond data management plans, creative data services in libraries

Presented by Library Connect

Thursday, November 13, 2014 – 10am ET

Register to Attend this Webinar

As researchers and scholars increasingly move toward data-driven research, librarians are offering a growing number of services to support a diverse set of research needs. In this webinar, presenters will discuss large-scale projects and one-to-one consulting at the institute, university and consortium levels. They will explore services provided by librarians with technical expertise in areas such as linked data and data visualization, as well as the role of liaison librarians.

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