ABQLA School Libraries Section AGM and Spring Event

Date: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 18:00
Location: 
room 106 at the SIS Mansion 3661 Peel St. Montreal, Quebec H3A 1X1

The School Libraries Section invites you to their Spring event: Metaliteracy and Information Literacy in Schools. Join Joan Bartlett (Associate Professor, School of Information Studies, McGill University) as she shares her research on metaliteracy and information literacy, and how they can be applied in school libraries.

This event will adhere to the ABQLA Code of Conduct. 

The School Libraries Section AGM will take place at the beginning of the event.

Invitation à participer à la formation BarCamp GRIA 2018 « Copier-coller, créacollage numérique, ou plagiat »

Le Groupe de recherche sur l’intégrité académique (GRIA)  organise une formation gratuite pour les étudiants, les enseignants, les chercheurs, les chargés de cours, les bibliothécaires ou toute autre personne intéressée par les sujets du plagiat, des stratégies de créacollage numérique, des compétences informationnelles, rédactionnelles et de référencement documentaire.

La formation aura lieu du 30 mars au 2 avril à l'Université du Québec en Outaouais (pavillon Gatineau). La date limite pour l’inscription est le 30 mars 2018. Le lunch est fourni!

Canada’s True North Science Boot Camp (TNSBC) – CALL FOR 2019 PROPOSALS

Required for the proposal:

·         Description of theme (e.g. research data management in the sciences) or topics (e.g., chemistry, neuroscience, etc.) being proposed. You do not need to supply a detailed final program, just an outline with some proposed sessions.

·         Description of optional activities being proposed.

·         Dates being proposed.

·         Accommodations proposed.

·         Statement of institutional commitment (i.e., UL/AUL statement of support).

ABQLA School Section call for nominations / Appel de candidatures de la section des bibliothèques scolaire de l'ABQLA

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Dear ABQLA members,

We are seeking nominations for the vice president of ABQLA's School Libraries section.

This is a great opportunity to get involved in a Quebec Association, gain board experience, become familiar with issues affecting all types of libraries in Quebec and enjoy excellent networking opportunities!

Please find attached the description of available posts and the nomination form.

Public Libraries Section Spring Event and Annual General Meeting - section Bibliothèques publiques événement printanier et assemblée générale annuelle

Date: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 19:00
Location: 
ARGO Bookshop  1915 Ste. Catherine Ouest, Montreal, Quebec, H3H 1M3

The Public Libraries Section is delighted to welcome you to our Spring Event and Annual General Meeting!  Part business, part party, this event will include a presentation about curating diversity on the bookshelf, given by Argo owners Adele and Moti. The ABQLA is always happy to meet new librarians and library fans, so the general public is welcome to attend!

CFLA-FCAB National Forum May 2, 2018

Please join us for the CFLA-FCAB's National Forum on May 2, 2018 in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Join thought-leaders for a day of discovery and discourse to inform national policies and practices regarding artificial intelligence and intellectual freedom.

CFLA-FCAB Celebrates Freedom to Read Week and Champions Free Expression 

The Canadian Federation of Library Associations/Fédération canadienne des associations de bibliothèques (CFLA-FCAB) is pleased to support Freedom to Read Week (February 25 to March 3). This annual event encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom, which is guaranteed them under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.  

Librarians around the globe

Date: 
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 18:00
Location: 
Webster Library (LB-362) Concordia University 1400 Maisonneuve Blvd W Montreal, QC H3G 1M8

The College and Research Libraries Section invites you to their Spring event: LIBRARIANS AROUND THE GLOBE. Join Dianne Cmor (Associate University Librarian, Teaching & Learning, Concordia University) and Kathleen Botter (Systems Librarian, Concordia University) as they share their adventures in international librarianship.

This event will adhere to the ABQLA Code of Conduct

Nominations for the vice president of ABQLA's College & Research section

Dear ABQLA members,

We are seeking nominations for the vice president of ABQLA's College & Research section.

This is a great opportunity to get involved in a Quebec Association, gain Board experience, become familiar with issues affecting all types of libraries in Quebec and enjoy excellent networking opportunities!

Please find attached the description of available posts and the nomination form.

Nomination Process:

Call for Interest -- Appel d'intérêt : Strategic Planning Working Group / Groupe de travail sur la planification stratégique

Deadline extended -- Date limite prolongée

We are still receiving nominations to serve on this working group.

Nous accueillerons toujours des personnes pour assister à ce groupe de travail.

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Dear CFLA-FCAB members,

We are seeking individuals interested in participating in a working group that will help to shape the future of CFLA-FCAB (see attached terms of reference).

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