Partners & Relations

CARL supports regional and national initiatives relevant to its mission, and works in collaboration or formal partnership with relevant organizations in Canada and internationally.

Currently, CARL is represented at the following external organizations/initiatives:

  • Association of Research Libraries – Advocacy and Public Policy Committee – Susan Haigh (CARL)
  • Canadian Committee on Cataloguing – Susan Andrews (UBC)
  • Canadian Consortium for Research – Susan Haigh (CARL) and Katherine McColgan (CARL)
  • Canadian Persistent Identifiers Advisory Committee (CPIDAC) – Susan Haigh (CARL)
  • Canadian Science Publishing – Susan Haigh (CARL)
  • CFLA Copyright Committee – Mark Swartz (Queen’s) and Susan Haigh (CARL)
  • CFLA Indigenous Matters Committee – Jenna Walsh (Simon Fraser)
  • Depository Services Program Library Advisory Committee – Carla Graebner (Simon Fraser) and Susan Paterson (UBC)
  • Federated Research Data Repository (FRDR) Advisory Committee – Susan Haigh (CARL)
  • Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS) – Board – Susan Haigh (CARL); Advisory Committee – Lise Brin (CARL)
  • IFLA Management of Library Associations Standing Committee – Susan Haigh (CARL)
  • International Alliance of Research Library Associations – Jonathan Bengtson (Victoria), Vivian Lewis (McMaster), and Susan Haigh (CARL)
  • National Shared Print Network Steering Committee – Gwen Bird (Simon Fraser)
  • National Heritage Digitization Strategy Steering Committee – Jonathan Bengtson (Victoria)
  • Research Data Canada Steering Committee – Jeffrey Moon (CARL, CARL Portage) and Donna Bourne-Tyson (Dalhousie)
  • SPARC Steering Committee – Talia Chung (Ottawa)
  • SPARC Open Access Week Advisory Group – Lise Brin (CARL)

CARL also maintains relationships through agreements, membership or informal means with the following groups:

Canadian regional and national university library consortia
BCIBureau de coopération interuniversitaire
CAULCouncil of Atlantic University Libraries
COPPULCouncil of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries
OCULOntario Council of University Libraries
CRKNCanadian Research Knowledge Network
Canadian national library organizations
APLICAssociation of Parliamentary Libraries in Canada
FMDFédération des milieux documentaires
CFLACanadian Federation of Library Associations
CULCCanadian Urban Libraries Council
Canadian national research and higher education organizations
ACAAssociation of Canadian Archivists
ACUPAssociation of Canadian University Presses
CAGSCanadian Association of Graduate Studies
CALJCanadian Association of Learned Journals
CASACanadian Alliance of Student Associations
CANARIECanada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network
CAUTCanadian Association of University Teachers
CCACanadian Council of Archives
CCACouncil of Canadian Academies
CCRCanadian Consortium for Research
CFHSSCanadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences
Compute CanadaCanada’s National High Performance Computing (HPC) Platform
Colleges and Institutes Canada
CSAECanadian Society of Association Executives
PKPPublic Knowledge Project
UCUniversities Canada
Canadian government-related organizations and services
CFICanada Foundation for Innovation
CIHRCanadian Institutes of Health Research
Copyright BoardCopyright Board of Canada
DSPDepository Services Program (under Government of Canada Publications)
NDRIONew Digital Research Infrastructure Organization
NSERCNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
Open GovernmentOpen Government
SSHRCSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
National Libraries
BAC-LACLibrary and Archives Canada
BAnQBibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec
BLBritish Library
BNFBibliothèque nationale de France
LoCLibrary of Congress (US)
Non-Canadian and international organizations
ACRLAssociation of College and Research Libraries
ADBUAssociation des directeurs et des personnels de direction des bibliothèques universitaires et des services documentaires de l’enseignement supérieur et de la recherche (FR)
ALAAmerican Library Association
ARLAssociation of Research Libraries
CAULCouncil of Australian University Librarians
CNICoalition for Networked Information
CRLCenter for Research Libraries
IARLAInternational Alliance of Research Library Associations
IFLAInternational Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
Internet ArchiveInternet Archive
LIBERAssociation of European Research Libraries
OCLCOnline Computer Library Center
RLUKResearch Libraries UK
SCONULSociety of College, National and University Libraries (UK)
SPARCScholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition