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

2016 Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Research in Librarianship Grants Announced

OTTAWA, January 18, 2017 – The CARL Strengthening Capacity Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 competition in the Research in Librarianship Grant fund. The CARL Research in Librarianship Grant is awarded to new and established librarians … More >> 2016 Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Research in Librarianship Grants Announced

Research Library Associations Commit to the Future of the Digital Scholarly Record

      The International Alliance of Research Library Associations (IARLA) — a global coalition of several major research and academic library associations in Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United States — recognises the significance of preservation of the scholarly record. … More >> Research Library Associations Commit to the Future of the Digital Scholarly Record