Dr. Guy Berthiaume, Recipient of the 2017 CARL Award for Distinguished Service to Research Librarianship

HAMILTON, May 17, 2017 – The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) honoured Dr. Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, today with its Award for Distinguished Service to Research Librarianship. This award is conferred annually to an individual at … More >> Dr. Guy Berthiaume, Recipient of the 2017 CARL Award for Distinguished Service to Research Librarianship

Library and Archives Canada signs with OCLC to replace AMICUS and the National Union Catalogue

OTTAWA, April 03, 2017 – CARL is pleased to learn that, effective March 23, 2017, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) has signed an agreement with OCLC, an international non-profit library co-operative, and will be transitioning AMICUS and the National Union Catalogue … More >> Library and Archives Canada signs with OCLC to replace AMICUS and the National Union Catalogue

CARL announces the selection of participants for the 2017 Librarians’ Research Institute (LRI)

OTTAWA, March 6, 2017 – The Canadian Association of Research Libraries is pleased to announce the selection of participants for the CARL 2017 Librarians’ Research Institute (LRI) is now complete. The LRI is a 4-day intensive workshop designed to help … More >> CARL announces the selection of participants for the 2017 Librarians’ Research Institute (LRI)

Statement in Support of Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week

CARL has just released a statement on the value of fair dealing, in conjunction with Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2017. The complete statement can be accessed here: http://www.carl-abrc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017_CARL_Fair_Dealing_Week_statement_EN.pdf   For examples of how fair dealing is having a positive impact on … More >> Statement in Support of Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week

Canadian Scholarly Publishing Working Group Releases Interim Report

This multi-stakeholder working group, which includes scholarly publishers, academic libraries, funders, and researchers, released today its draft principles for sustainable scholarly publishing. January 31, 2017. – The Canadian Scholarly Publishing Working Group’s interim report features an overview of the current … More >> Canadian Scholarly Publishing Working Group Releases Interim Report

CARL Releases Roadmap Towards Sustainable Scholarly Communication

OTTAWA, January 27, 2017 – The Canadian Association of Research Libraries released today a Scholarly Communications Roadmap that presents clear activities it aims to undertake to stimulate positive change towards an open, sustainable, effective and innovative scholarly communication system. The key … More >> CARL Releases Roadmap Towards Sustainable Scholarly Communication

CARL welcomes CRTC Regulatory Policy establishing new objective for broadband access

OTTAWA, January 27, 2017 – The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) welcomes the recent announcement of Regulatory Policy 2016-496 in which the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) establishes a new universal service objective: that “Canadians, in urban areas … More >> CARL welcomes CRTC Regulatory Policy establishing new objective for broadband access