2019 Winners of CARL’s Research in Librarianship Grant Announced

October 28, 2019 – CARL’s Strengthening Capacity Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Practicing Librarian category of the Research in Librarianship Grant fund. The Practicing Librarian Grant is awarded to new and established librarians, in order to support research in the field of academic librarianship by and/or about Canadians. It is intended to support projects involving structured, evidence-based research in libraries that propose answers to real-world issues.

CARL is very pleased to support the following four projects:

  • Elizabeth Yates (Brock University), Study of the perspectives of transgender students regarding services, collections, and spaces in academic libraries.
  • Tim Walsh (Concordia University) & Jess Whyte (University of Toronto), National review of current workflows and methods for identifying sensitive information in digital collections (including special, general, and research data).
  • Christina Winter (University of Regina) & Rumi Graham (University of Lethbridge) Copyright practices and approaches at Canadian post-secondaries: an expanded follow-up national survey.
  • Laura Bredahl & Kari D. Weaver (University of Waterloo), Exploring Students’ Information Use through Learner Needs Analysis, in a Canadian STEM context: Towards a collaborative approach to integrated instructional design.

For more information on the CARL Research in Librarianship Grant, and to view previously funded research projects visit the CARL website at https://www.carl-abrc.ca/strengthening-capacity/research-grants/

For more information:

Brett Waytuck
Chair, Strengthening Capacity Committee and University Librarian, University of Regina

Julie Morin
Project Officer, Canadian Association of Research Libraries