2020 Winners of CARL’s Research in Librarianship Grant

October 13, 2020 – The Canadian Association of Research Libraries’ Strengthening Capacity Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 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:

  • Mê-Linh Lê, Christine Neilson, & Janice Winkler (University of Manitoba) — Benchmarking Support and Training Needs for Sciences, Humanities, and Social Sciences Librarians’ Involvement in Systematic Reviews
  • Jennifer Zerkee (Simon Fraser University) & Stephanie Savage (University of British Columbia) — Language and Discourse in the Copyright Act Review
  • Jessica Lange (McGill University) & Sarah Severson (University of Alberta) — Organizational Structure and Workflows For Canadian Scholarly Journals
  • Cecilia Tellis (University of Ottawa), Maha Kumaran (University of Saskatchewan), & Victoria Ho (University of Manitoba) — Applying a critical theory and anti-oppression framework to EDI work in libraries

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
Program Officer, Canadian Association of Research Libraries