College & Research Libraries Section Winter Event: "Contributions that Count: A Panel Discussion on Service in Librarianship".

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 18:00
McLennan e-Classroom, Main Floor, Humanities & Social Sciences Library, McGill University, 3459 McTavish Street

You are cordially invited to the College & Research Libraries Section Winter Event: "Contributions that Count: A Panel Discussion on Service in Librarianship".

ABQLA Youth Section Spring Event & AGM: Mind the Middle: Readers' Advisory & Programming, Ages 9-13

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 18:30
Room 101, Schulich Library of Science and Engineering, McGill University, 809 Sherbrooke Street West

The Youth Section of ABQLA is pleased to invite you to our Spring Event followed by the Section's General Annual Meeting on Wednesday March 16, 2016. We will be first watching a webinar –Mind the Middle: Readers' Advisory & Programming, Ages 9-13, offered by Angie Manfredi:

NFB Film Club: Sasha Snow's acclaimed feature Hadwin's Judgement

Sasha Snow's acclaimed feature Hadwin's Judgement will be available via the NFB Film Club, as of April 2016.  This film is perfect for Earth Day.  

A shocking crime, a tragic mystery... and a prophetic warning

Based on Vancouver author John Vaillant's award-winning book The Golden Spruce, Hadwin's Judgement is a compelling hybrid of drama and documentary that chronicles BC logging engineer and survivalist Grant Hadwin's emotional crusade against clear-cutting.


Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 18:30
Research Commons room, McLennan-Redpath Library, main floor, McGill University


Join us for a practical session on how to become more cyber-savvy! Learn tips and tricks about how to create more secure passwords, keep your financial details safe, avoid scams and phishing, how to dispose of your old computers and get an answer to all your questions. Presentation by Charles Phelan, ICS network at McGill University.

Date: Wednesday, March 9th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.

ABQLA Awards & Scholarship 2016

Professional Development Awards: Win one of two awards of up to $1000 and complimentary registration for the ABQLA Annual Conference. Formerly known as Travel Bursaries, the Professional Development Awards have now been expanded to include attendance or presentations at conferences, workshops or seminars and participation in courses.  Application deadline: February 11, 2016

College & Research Libraries Section: Universal Design and Libraries

ImageOn November 12th, 2015, the College & Research Libraries section hosted “An Evening with the Experts: Universal Design & Libraries” at Concordia University’s Webster Library, featuring Andrea Miller-Nesbitt, a Life Sciences Librarian at McGill University and a liaison with McGill’s Office for Students with Disabilities, and Roberta Thomson, the Project Coordinator on Collaborative Higher Education UDL Faculty/Toolkit project, and a cours

Call for Proposals - 84th ABQLA Annual Conference

ABQLA is pleased to invite members of the library and information professional community to submit conference proposals for its 84th annual conference to be held in Montreal on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016. The theme for this year’s conference is Libraries Moving Forward: Innovations that Work.

Call for Proposals: Concordia University Libraries' 14th Annual Research Forum

Proposals are now being accepted for Concordia University Libraries' 14th Annual Research Forum, in the beautiful city of Montreal. 

This year's Research Forum will be held on Friday, April 29th, 2016, at the Loyola Jesuit Hall and Conference Centre, in Montreal, Quebec. 

School Library Advocacy With Debra Kachel

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 19:00
Westmount Public Library - 4754 Sherbrooke Street West, Westmount, Quebec

The ABQLA School Section will be hosting our fall event, School Library Advocacy with Deb Kachel. Deb Kachel is a former District Library Supervisor for the Ephrata Area School District in Pennsylvania and worked as a school librarian for 34 years. She has authored many articles on school library advocacy in addition to writing and facilitating an online school library advocacy program for school administrators. Ms.

InfoNexus Conference at McGill! Register now!

InfoNexus is a yearly conference organized by SIS students. We aim to bring students and information professionals together to hear engaging talks, exchange ideas, and make connections. InfoNexus embraces the multidisciplinary nature of information studies - topics from previous years have ranged from search engine optimization and online reputation, learning to code, creating digital spaces, bibliometrics and film theory, to information access in environmental law.

This year’s event is coming up, so we encourage you to mark your calendar! Speakers confirmed so far include:


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