CMD Call for Proposals 2015


Express yourself!

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

The program committee suggests three themes for you to consider:

Upcoming Conference: Digital Literacy for Preschoolers

Digital Literacy for Preschoolers: Maximizing the Benefits of eBooks in Emergent Literacy

A conference on digital literacy will be held on June 26-27, 2015 at McGill University in Montreal.

Registration opens March 1st, 2015.


The first day of this conference will feature talks on the following themes:

1) How do parents and children engage with eBooks? 

2) Learning language from shared reading with eBooks 

3) Teaching with eBooks in the classroom 

Soliciting content submissions for the Spring issue of the Bulletin!

Dear ABQLA members,

We hope this email finds you well.

We are currently soliciting content submissions for the Spring issue of the Bulletin.

We welcome submission from all ABQLA members including:

ACCESS Conference - Call for Proposals

Access is Canada’s premier library technology conference, bringing together librarians, technicians, developers, and programmers to discuss cutting-edge library technologies.

This is the 22nd year of Access and we’re thrilled to bring the conference to Toronto, Ontario! AccessYYZ will be held at the beautiful Bram and Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library from September 8-11, 2015.

ABQLA Student Chapter presents: The power and promise of literacy in the developing world - Fri, Feb 20

The ABQLA student chapter invites you to attend a presentation from Dominique Naud, Communications Manager at CODE: The power and promise of literacy in the developing world

When: Friday February 20th at 11:30 AM-1:30PM
Where: McGill University, SIS Mansion, 3661 Peel St., rm 310

The talk will be preceded by a social starting at 11:00 AM
Light snacks will be served

*Any attendees need to bring a pair of indoor shoes, as boots are not allowed past the reception area. 

The CLA Montreal Network

The CLA Montreal Network is looking for a new moderator! It provides an excellent opportunity to get involved with the community, meet great people & plan amazing events. If you're interested or have questions, contact Christine Smith and Alisa Soukhodolskaia (

Christine Smith and Alisa Soukhodolskaia

CLA Montreal Network co-moderators


Concordia University Libraries' 13th Annual Research Forum: Call for Proposals and Registration

Registration is now open for Concordia University Libraries' 13th Annual Research Forum, in the beautiful city of Montreal.  This year's Research Forum will be held on Friday, April 10th, 2015, at the Loyola Jesuit Hall and Conference Centre. 

Registration is free and includes a light breakfast and lunch.  To register please click here. Registration is open until April 2nd, 2015.

Spring 2015: NFB Film Club

Spring 2015: NFB Film Club

A turn-key initiative created specifically for public libraries, the NFB Film Club grants free privileged access to new, relevant, thought-provoking documentaries and award-winning, entertaining animation for the whole family.

For more information about the NFB Film Club, please contact:

Marianne Di Domenico

9th International Indigenous Librarians' Forum (IILF) Call for Session Proposals or Poster Presentations

9th International Indigenous Librarians' Forum (IILF)

August 4 -7, 2015

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Call for Session Proposals or Poster Presentations

Deadline for Submission:  April 15, 2015


Calling Indigenous Knowledge Keepers & Allies to Share and Celebrate Indigenous Knowledge, Memory & Culture and Indigenizing Practice


The following themes are suggestions for presenters to consider:

Call for submissions to the Partnership Journal

Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research invites submissions for the Spring 2015 issue.

Submission deadlines are:

Peer-reviewed sections: March 1, 2015
Other sections: March 31, 2015



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