Call for submissions for the Canadian Health Libraries Association

Call for submissions for the Canadian Health Libraries Association (CHLA) 2014 conference is now open ! The conference will be held in Montréal, June 16 - 20, 2014.

You will find all the information you need to submit an abstract on the Call for Submissions page on the conference website :



CODE Fundraiser - Thursday, 28 November, 2013

The annual CODE Fundraiser is a joint venture of the ABQLA, CLA (Montreal Network) and SLA (Eastern Canada Chapter). This year the CODE Fundraiser will take place on Thursday 28 November, 2013.


Participez à l’innovation

Troquez croustilles et chocolat pour des bouquins.
Découvrez la Machin-Ô-livres au Congrès des milieux documentaires, le 25 novembre prochain.
Détails à venir dans le programme officiel.
Le site web officiel:


Education Institute offerings for November 2013!

May the great pumpkin be kind!
 The Education Institute has some great offers for November from gamification to hacking by way of library transformations.
And all this for the mere cost of: Members $45.00 / Non-members $55.00. All webinars are one hour in length.
Gamification with Chad Mairn
Friday November 1, 2013 @ 12 PM ET (noon)

Découvrez le programme version clin d'oeil

Optimisez votre temps de recherche et cliquez sur le programme clin d'œil qui vous donne un accès rapide et facile au meilleur événement documentaire de l'année! Soyez parmi les heureux participants au Congrès des milieux documentaires et découvrez nos nouveautés 2013.


Save the Date: CODE Fundraiser!

Save the date!
The annual CODE Fundraiser is a joint venture of the ABQLA, CLA (Montreal Network) and SLA (Eastern Canada Chapter).
This year the CODE Fundraiser will take place on 28 November, 2013.
The event will be between 5:30-8:30 at Thomson House, 3650 McTavish St. McGill University.
More information will be coming in the next couple of weeks.
Hope to see you there!

Trick or Treat! Fill your bag with these Education Institute webinars!

We're rounding out the month with a mixed bag of Education Institute webinars. Your brain will find them delicious! 
All webinars are one hour in length. 
Member: $45.00
Non-Member: $55.00 
Open Source/Open Access/ Freeware/Shareware Tools for Libraries with Chad Mairn
Webinar, 1 hour Wednesday October 23, 2013 @ 12 PM ET (noon)

Montreal Consultation - Oct 24th: Royal Society of Canada expert panel on the future of Canada's Libraries and Archives

The Royal Society of Canada has struck an Expert panel on The Status and Future of Canada's Libraries and Archives and is holding public consultations to "...hear from Canadians [and library professionals] generally about the value they place on libraries and archives, the services they and receive expect from these institutions, and the ways digital technology is transforming our knowledge universe."

Copyright and Canadian Libraries: What You Need to Know

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 18:00
Webster Library (LB-211), Concordia University, 1400 de Maisonneuve West

Join us for an informative session with Amy Buckland (McGill University Library) who will discuss the recent changes in Canadian copyright law and what it means for academic libraries.
Please RSVP to by Friday, October 25th.
About the Speaker:

Library 2.013 and Connected Librarians Day

October 18 - 19, 2013


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