Advocacy And Campaigns

Current Activities

CHLA/ABSC Response to Provincial Funding Cuts to Saskatchewan Public Libraries: CHLA/ABSC letter to Premier Wall regarding the elimination of funding for public libraries in Regina and Saskatoon. (03/2017)

Other Recent Letters of Support and Endorsements:
CHLA/ABSC funded the study Results of a Survey to Benchmark Canadian Health Facility Libraries (01/2015), which aimed to determine the status of
hospital libraries in Canada and evaluate whether libraries met the 2006 CHLA/ABSC Standards for Library and Information Services in Canadian Healthcare Facilities.

Past Activities 

A summary for each group is available in the Governance Manual
  • Pan Canadian Cochrane Task Force (2009-2010)
  • National Network of Libraries for Health / Réseau national des bibliothèques pour la santé (2000-2008)
  • Task Force on Hospital Library Standards/ Normes pour les bibliothèques et les services d’information au sein des établissements de soins de santé au Canada (2005-2006) (see the Publications section)
  • Professional Librarian Recruitment Letter Writing Campaign (2003-2004)
  • Volunteers in Libraries (2003-2004)
  • Resource Sharing II (1997-1999)
  • Benchmarking (1997-1998)
  • Resource Sharing (1994-1997)
  • Oral History Committee (1982-1983)