CARL announces 2017 Librarians’ Research Institute

OTTAWA, October 24, 2016 – CARL is pleased to announce the 2017 Librarians’ Research Institute (LRI) will be held from June 12 to 15 at Western University, London, Ontario.

“Research skills are an increasingly important aspect of academic librarians’ work lives,” stated Vivian Lewis, Chair of the CARL Strengthening Capacity Committee and University Librarian at McMaster University. “We are pleased to be able to offer this highly successful institute to another cohort of librarians passionate about improving their research skills.”

The 2017 LRI will be led by the Peer Mentor team of Kristin Hoffmann (Associate Librarian, Western University, and 2017 LRI Program Chair); Selinda Berg (Head of Information Services, University of Windsor); Tony Horava (Associate University Librarian (Collections), University of Ottawa); Kevin Manuel (Data Librarian, Ryserson University); and Sarah Polkinghorne (Public Services Librarian, University of Alberta).

Hosted at Western University and sponsored by CARL, the Librarians’ Research Institute will provide practicing academic librarians an opportunity to immerse themselves in sustained conversations and activities related to scholarly research, inquiry, and publishing.

To find out more about the Librarians’ Research Institute please visit the CARL website at .

CARL’s members include Canada’s twenty-nine largest university libraries and two federal government institutions. Enhancing research and higher education is at the heart of our mission. CARL promotes effective and sustainable scholarly communication, and public policy that enables broad access to scholarly information.


For more information:

Katherine McColgan
Manager, Administration and Programs, CARL-ABRC
613.482.9344 x 102

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