Last Chance to Pre-Register for the 2015 CLA National Conference and Trade Show


Conference runs from Wednesday June 3rd to Friday June 5th, a full 3 days of education, networking and experiences.  

Have you seen the lineup for conference? We have gathered the knowledgeable, the experienced and some thought provoking speakers to give you the best takeaways from conference! Session details have been posted so you can read more about each, the key take-aways and who the session may apply to. See the program by day for details.

Full-day workshop: Getting ready for Linked Data: MARC to BIBFRAME

CLA – Technical Services Network event

Getting ready for Linked Data: MARC to BIBFRAME”

Presented by Victoria Mueller, Zepheira

Tuesday June 2, 2015

Full-day workshop, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Venue: Carleton University Library, room 252.

Pay parking is available:



CLA members and students $100

Non CLA members $140

"Managing Knowledge for Organizational Creativity & Innovation," McGill School of Information Studies professional seminar, May 1

McGill School of Information Studies Professional Seminar

Managing Knowledge for Organizational Creativity & Innovation

Date: May 1, 2015

Time: 9:00 am–4:00 pm

Location: McGill School of Information Studies, 3661 Peel Street, Montreal, QC, H3A 1X1

Fee: $429 CDN plus applicable taxes. Includes refreshments, lunch, and presentation materials

ABQLA School Section Event: An Evening With Don Aker

lundi, May 4, 2015 - 19:00
Westmount Public Library 4574 Rue Sherbrooke O, Westmount, QC H3Z 1G1

The School Section is pleased to invite you to "An Evening with Don Aker," held in conjunction with the Canadian Children's Book Centre.

Author Biography

Annonce des récipiendaires de la bourse étudiante et des allocations de voyage 2015

Le Comité des prix de l’ABQLA est heureux d’annoncer les gagnantes de la bourse étudiante et des allocations de voyage.

La bourse étudiante de $1000, visant à récompenser un étudiant exceptionnel, soit membre actif soit nouvel adhérent à l'ABQLA, a été attribué à Cassandra Ricafort, étudiante en 2e année de maîtrise de bibliothéconomie à l’Université McGill.


Youth Section event: Libraries Making a Difference for Children at Risk

Wednesday, avril 15, 2015 - 18:30
Room 101, Schulich Library of Science and Engineering, McGill University, 809 Sherbrooke Street West Montreal, Quebec

The Youth Section is happy to invite you to our spring event - “Libraries Making a Difference for Children at Risk". We will be looking at things being done in both school and public libraries:

“More Hats than Librairies: Serving At-Risk Youth at Multiple Alternative Schools” by Nicholas Warren

Announcing the 2015 recipient of the Anne Galler Award

The Anne Galler Award Committee is very pleased to announce that Mr. Lonnie Weatherby is the recipient of the 2015 Anne Galler Award for Outstanding Library Service. This award recognizes an individual who has enriched librarianship in Quebec and has made a lasting contribution to the profession.

L'art avec livres

Wednesday, avril 8, 2015 - 19:00
Bibliothèque publique Westmount 4574 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1G1

Transformer vos vieux livres pour décorer votre bibliothèque!

Gratuit pour les membres et non-membres de l'ABQLA

RSVP au plus tard le 2 avril à

L'assemblée générale annuelle de la section scolaire aura à 18h30.

Call for proposals: Conference of the Library and Information Community of Quebec 2015

Express yourself!

The Conference of the Library Information Community of Quebec (CLIC) invites you to EXPRESS YOURSELF for our 7th annual conference at the Palais des congrès de Montréal from 18-20 November 2015.

The program committee suggests three themes for you to consider:

Freedom of expression: An unavoidable subject at the beginning of this year, what is our professional role facing this 21st century challenge? How and why do we need to assume this responsibility?

The College & Research Libraries Section - “An Evening with the Experts: Research Data Management".

Thursday, mars 26, 2015 - 18:00
Room LB-203 (2nd Floor) Webster Library McConnell building; Concordia University 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd West

The College & Research Libraries Section is pleased to announce the details of our Spring event: “An Evening with the Experts: Research Data Management". We will hear from two excellent speakers (please see attached poster for further details about our speakers):
Research Data Management: Charting a New Course for Libraries in the 21st Century


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