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Apr 14 / Kimberly

Government of Canada Announces Appointment to Library and Archives Canada

Via email from the Canadian Library Association:

Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Shelly Glover today announced the appointment of Guy Berthiaume as Librarian and Archivist of Canada for a term of five years, effective June 23, 2014.

http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?nid=838739

 

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Apr 11 / Kimberly

SLA Announces Candidates for 2015 Board of Directors

Yesterday, SLA announced the 10 candidates who are standing for election to fill 5 positions on the 2015 SLA Board of Directors. The candidates are:

For President-Elect:

  • Jim DelRosso, Cornell University Libraries, Ithaca, New York – @niwandajones
  • Tom Rink, Northeastern State University, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma – @coplibrarian

For Chapter Cabinet Chair-Elect

  • David Cappoli, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California – @dcappoli
  • Kim Silk, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada – @kimberlysilk

For Division Cabinet Chair-Elect

  • Ruth Kneale, National Solar Observatory, Tucson, Arizona – @desertlibrarian
  • Valerie Perry, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington, Kentucky – @vperryky

For Director (2 positions)

  • Kevin Adams, Institute of Environmental Science & Research, Christchurch, New Zealand – @saywhat32
  • Dr. Saif Al-Jabari, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
  • Elaine Lasda Bergman, State University of New York at Albany Libraries, Albany, New York – @elainelibrarian
  • Catherine Lavallée-Welch, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Library, La Crosse, Wisconsin – @englib

- See more at: http://www.sla.org/sla-announces-candidates-2015-board-directors/#sthash.Tk0nEcw7.dpuf

 

 

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Apr 2 / Kimberly

CLA sends follow-up letter on Appointment of new Librarian & Archivist of Canada

Yesterday, the Canadian Library Association sent a follow-up letter to the Clerk of the Privy Council on the appointment status of the new Librarian and Archivist of Canada.

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