CARL issues new position paper: Canadian Universities and Sustainable Publishing

February 25, 2016. – The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) has issued a new position paper, Canadian Universities and Sustainable Publishing, authored by Martha Whitehead and Brian Owen. The paper is best described by its introduction: The scholarly communications … More >> CARL issues new position paper: Canadian Universities and Sustainable Publishing

Falling Canadian dollar raises longstanding issue of journal costs

OTTAWA, February 3, 2016 – Research libraries in universities across the country are experiencing severe budget pressures owing to the weakening Canadian dollar combined with the extraordinarily high costs of international scholarly journals. Background Academic libraries strive to provide their … More >> Falling Canadian dollar raises longstanding issue of journal costs

Compute Canada and CARL Join Forces to Build a National Research Data Platform

EDMONTON, ALBERTA, January 27, 2016 — Compute Canada and the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) announced today that they will collaborate to build a scalable national platform for research data management and discovery. Partnership will enhance research data transfer, … More >> Compute Canada and CARL Join Forces to Build a National Research Data Platform