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See article in National Post about the new code of conduct for librarians at Library & Archives Canada. Our government appears to be determined to abdicate its responsibility for protecting our cultural heritage. Hardly a coincidence that a code of conduct of this nature is being instituted by LAC
The CHLA/ABSC 2011-2012 Annual Report is now available. Please see the attached document.
The CHLA/ABSC Board of Directors is pleased to announce the creation of a CE Special Committee.
CHLA/ABSC has added its voice to protest the cutbacks at Library and Archives Canada (LAC), as well as the closures and downsizing of many federal libraries. See our letter to the Hon. James Moore attached. CAUT has launched a campaign to Save Libraries and Archives - go to their site and see how you can become involved.
The CHLA/ABSC Board of Directors is seeking three individuals with research experience to serve on a new Special Committee on Research for a period of one year.
Check out the April 2012 edition of JCHLA, including these new features:
Happy New Year to all CHLA/ABSC Members!
Merry Christmas, Happy Hannukka, and Happy New Years to all!! Joyeux Noël, Bonne Hanoukka et Bonne Année à tous!
The Chapter Initiatives Fund is intended to support and recognize special initiatives, activities, programs or projects undertaken by CHLA/ABSC Chapters, which further the mission of CHLA/ABSC. The Board of Directors reviews applications at each Board meeting.
Toronto public libraries have many supporters, although sadly and ironically, the current mayor is not among them. See what physician and author Vincent Lam has to say about this in the Globe & Mail.