Call for Applications – CARL Research in Librarianship Grant for Practicing Librarians

Apil 21, 2021 – The Canadian Association of Research Libraries invites applications from established and newly appointed librarians working in a CARL member library. When merited, up to $6,000 is awarded annually to one or more of the applicants, to … More >> Call for Applications – CARL Research in Librarianship Grant for Practicing Librarians

CARL Welcomes Federal Government’s Announcement of Continued funding for CELA and NNELS

March 18, 2021 – CARL welcomes the announcement made by Minister Qualtrough on March 16, 2021, restoring $1 million in funding for accessible reading materials for the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) and the National Network for Equitable Library … More >> CARL Welcomes Federal Government’s Announcement of Continued funding for CELA and NNELS

CARL Portage Welcomes the Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy

March 16, 2021 – The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) and its Portage Network welcome the release of the Government of Canada’s new Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy. The policy aims to support Canadian research excellence by promoting sound … More >> CARL Portage Welcomes the Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy

Job Posting: CARL Communications Officer (part-time)

Hiring Organization:  Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Job Title:  Communications Officer (part-time) Application Closing Date:  March 19, 2021 Communications Officer About the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) CARL represents the country’s twenty-nine largest university libraries and two federal … More >> Job Posting: CARL Communications Officer (part-time)

CARL Members Release 2019-2020 Journal Subscription Cost Data and Earlier Data

February 16, 2021 –  Back in 2018, Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) members jointly released for the first time their journal subscription cost data for collections and packages negotiated by Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN), as part of their … More >> CARL Members Release 2019-2020 Journal Subscription Cost Data and Earlier Data

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