CARL and Portage Response to “Data Repository Selection: Criteria That Matter”

January  25, 2021. – The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) and the Portage Network (Portage) would like to express concerns about the Data Repository Selection: Criteria That Matter, recently proposed through the FAIR Sharing initiative. The proposed approach, developed primarily … More >> CARL and Portage Response to “Data Repository Selection: Criteria That Matter”

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

CARL Releases Strategies and Practices for Hiring and Retaining Diverse Talent

December 9, 2020 – The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) is pleased to announce the release of Strategies and Practices for Hiring and Retaining Diverse Talent. This document is intended for Canadian research library directors and senior academic library … More >> CARL Releases Strategies and Practices for Hiring and Retaining Diverse Talent

Short-term Contract: Project Assistant for Canadian Journals’ Self-Archiving Policies project

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) is seeking a Project Assistant for a short-term part-time contract to support its Creating More Visibility for Canadian Journals’ Self-Archiving Policies project. The work entails validating the information about Canadian journal titles and converting this … More >> Short-term Contract: Project Assistant for Canadian Journals’ Self-Archiving Policies project

Dr. Kathleen DeLong Honoured with CARL Award for Distinguished Service to Research Librarianship

November 17, 2020 – The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) honoured Dr. Kathleen DeLong with the CARL Award for Distinguished Service to Research Librarianship during its Fall General Meeting. This award is conferred annually to a Canadian individual who … More >> Dr. Kathleen DeLong Honoured with CARL Award for Distinguished Service to Research Librarianship

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

Call for Applications – CARL Graduate Student Research Grant

November 12, 2020. – The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) has designed the Graduate Student Research Grant to support library school students’ active engagement in research activities. CARL invites applications from students currently enrolled in an accredited Canadian Library and Information … More >> Call for Applications – CARL Graduate Student Research Grant