September 20, 2021 – The Canadian Association of Research Libraries’ Strengthening Capacity Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 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 three projects:
- Mindy Thuna, Caitlin Tillman, and Naz Torabi (University of Toronto) — Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Collection Development Practices in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine: How does it look like?
- Chloe Lei & Megan Fitzgibbons (Concordia University) — Uncovering Academic Librarians’ Transformative Learning Experiences Related to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Using Appreciative Inquiry
- Melissa A. Rothfus (Dalhousie University) — Researcher Perspectives on Obstacles and Facilitators of Open Scholarship at a Canadian University
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:
Program Officer, Canadian Association of Research Libraries