Save the Date: Fall Kick-Off November 5th!

Save the date:

Join us for the ABQLA Fall Kick-off November 5! A great chance to network and catch up with colleagues! This year's event will be held at the new Marc Favreau Library in Rosemont.

Wednesday November 5, 6 pm, 500 Rosemount Blvd, Montreal.

New National School Library Standards

The Canadian Library Association (CLA) is pleased to announce the launch of its latest publication, Leading Learning: Standards of Practice for School Library Learning Commons in Canada.

The new standards were created with input from committees across the country, including a Quebec committee under the Association pour la promotion des services documentaires scolaires (APSDS).

The publication is available free of charge at:

CMD 2014: Dernière semaine pour le tarif préférentiel

Inscrivez-vous sans tarder et bénéficiez du tarif préférentiel en vigueur jusqu’au 24 octobre minuit. Lien

Découvrez la richesse de notre programmation et voyagez grâce à : Nathalie Bondil, Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Mylène Paquette, navigatrice, Guy Berthiaume, Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, Andrew Cowie, Bibliothèque nationale de Nouvelle-Zélande, Chris Wiersma, Almere,Pays-Bas, Amelia Showalter, Campagne de réélection de Barack Obama …. Lien

En plus trois colloques (Archives, Bibliothèques d’enseignement supérieur et bibliothèques scolaires) et forum des bibliothèques de Montréal en collaboration avec l'Association des bibliothèques publiques du Québec, des rencontres éclair professionnelles, une foire aux produits de communication…

C’est un rendez-vous !

Call for Proposals - Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference

On behalf of the Conference Program Committee, we would like to invite you to submit a proposal for the Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference.  The event will be held in Kalamazoo, Michigan at the Radisson on Friday, June 5, 2015.
This conference is an opportunity for individuals working in resource sharing to gather information and communicate with other colleagues.
We invite program proposals from September 15, 2014 to January 16, 2015.

Call for mentors - CLA / Appel de mentors - ACB

Call for mentors / Appel de mentors
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October/November Webinars from the Education Institute!

Check out these upcoming EI webinars on a wide variety of library and information studies related topics!
All webinars are one hour, unless otherwise posted.

  • $45 for ABQLA/Parternship members
  • $55 for non-members



Thursday, October 9 @ 12 PM ET

Book Talking 3.0: Inspiring and Engaging Readers Online

Readers’ advisory is a key component to library services, but with users moving to more virtual domains, we must focus on virtual book talking, creating an online place for readers’ inspiration. Using blogs and online book clubs, learn to inspire rather than advise so patrons of all ages continue making libraries a part of their reading lives.

CMD 2014: Rappel - Présentez vos réalisations et projets et faites les rayonner!

Vous avez jusqu’au 17 octobre pour choisir la formule adaptée à vos besoins et participer :
Prix Innovation
Présenter une candidature pour des projets réalisés entre le 1 juillet 2012- juin 2014 en remplissant le formulaire en ligne
Le prix sera remis lundi le 1er décembre à 16 h 30.

CAPAL15: Academic Librarianship and Critical Practice

We are pleased to announce the Call for Proposals (CFP) for CAPAL15: Academic Librarianship and Critical Practice, the second annual conference of the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL), which will be held May 31-June 2, 2015 as part of Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario, which lies in unceded Algonquin territory.

Win a free registration to CLIC 2014!

This year Bibliothèque et Archives nationale du Québec is offering 5 free registrations to the Conference of the Library and Information Community of Quebec 2014 / Congrès des milieux documentaires du Québec 2014.
Only recently-graduated archivists, librarians and  library technicians (i.e. within the last 3 years, i.e. 2011 or since) are eligible.


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