Canadian Association of Research Libraries releases copyright resources for universities

December 17, 2020, Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) has today released a new Open Educational Resource, “Copyright for University Instructors and Staff. In a series of seven short self-directed modules, university employees are guided through … More >> Canadian Association of Research Libraries releases copyright resources for universities

Equitable, Affordable Access to Digital Course Materials for University Students: Issues and Solutions

Libraries and Equitable Access to Course Materials Equitable access to high quality educational resources is essential for student academic success. The cost of textbooks and other course materials can present major financial hurdles for students.[1] With textbooks costing students between … More >> Equitable, Affordable Access to Digital Course Materials for University Students: Issues and Solutions

Canadians Need Unfettered Access To Government Publications In Face Of COVID-19

The Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA) and the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) are calling on federal and provincial governments to make official publications more accessible to Canadians by assigning a Creative Commons Attribution Licence (CC BY) to … More >> Canadians Need Unfettered Access To Government Publications In Face Of COVID-19

2017 Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Graduate Student Research Grant

OTTAWA, July 5, 2017 – The CARL Strengthening Capacity Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 competition in the Graduate Student Research Grant fund. The Graduate Student Research Grant was created to support library school students’ active … More >> 2017 Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Graduate Student Research Grant

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

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)

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