The March 2018 issue of In Session is available online. It is the monthly e-newsletter of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) and contains news from CALL committees and special interest groups, member updates and events...
The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) is celebrating Fair Dealing Week 2018 with a major social media campaign and the relaunch of the Fair Dealing Canada website. Fair Dealing Week 2018 takes place February 26 – March 2. Show More Summary
Streamza eliminates many privacy and security risks associated with torrenting files, such as viruses or having your IP address leaked, while allowing you to torrent large files quickly and securely without downloading any additional software. Show More Summary
The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) has been running a series of member profiles called Five Questions With...The most recent interview is with Meg Carruth, Research Librarian at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Another interesting profile series consists of interviews by the Law Library of Congress in Washington with members of its staff.
DipLawMatic Dialogues, the blog published by the Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Special Interest Group of the American Association of Law Libraries, has a post today called Getting to Know the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals.This...Show More Summary
Happy Library Friday! Our community project for today: honor National Library Month with any sort of fragrance association you can think of. What fragrance did you pick? As always, do chime in with your scent of the day even if you’re...Show More Summary
The website of the CAIJ (Centre d'accès à l'information juridique), which is associated with the courthouse libraries in the province of Quebec and the Quebec Bar Association, has a section devoted to private law firm news publications.In...Show More Summary
The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) has released a brief on escalating subscription costs for international journals: "Over the past several years, a convergence of escalating subscription costs, unfavourable exchange...Show More Summary
The Canadian Federation of Library Associations has released three new statements relating to copyright policy: Fair Dealing: "Fair dealing is an important and vital user right that empowers library users to learn and explore new opportunities...Show More Summary
The accusations (anonymous at first) sparked an intense discussion as "at an awkward moment for the industry, which had gathered Monday at the American Library Association’s midwinter meeting in Denver to announce its most coveted awards for children and young adult literature." Agents, editors, and publishing houses dropped some of the most famous male authors […]
On Sunday, February 11, at the Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Denver, the American Library Association (ALA) announced that Jennifer Egan’s Manhattan Beach (Scribner) and Sherman Alexie’s You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me: A Memoir (Little, Brown) won the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, respectively. The announcement was […]
The American Library Association (ALA) announced the winners of the 2018 Youth Media Awards including the John Newbery Medal for most outstanding contribution to children’s literature; the Randolph Caldecott Medal for most distinguished...Show More Summary
If this headline seems familiar, there’s a good reason: one year ago I said something very similar in “The Devalued MLIS.” At the time, I was addressing the upcoming vote of the American Library Association (ALA) Council on whether ALA should require candidates for its open executive director spot to hold a master’s degree in library science.
The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is hosting a webinar on March 15, 2018 on US Executive Branch Research for the Canadian Legal Researcher. It starts at 1PM Eastern time:"This program will cover the structure of the executive...Show More Summary
The Canadian Association of Research Libraries runs the Fair Dealing in Canada website and it is looking for testimonials about the positive impact that fair dealing has had:"As the Canadian government launches its review its Copyright...Show More Summary
The Canadian Association of law Libraries is sponsoring the 2018 New Law Librarians' Institute (NLLI) at the University of Calgary from June 19 - 22, 2018. It is an intensive, week-long program aimed at developing librarians' skills in the key competencies of law librarianship.Registration will open next Monday!
Reese Witherspoon picks The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo as her book club pick for the month. Meanwhile attention to the Oprah pick continues. In award news, the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL) selects Rachel Kadish's The Weight of Ink as the inaugural winner of their Jewish Fiction Award.
As of January 2018, the Canadian Law Library Review (CLLR) is open access.The CLLR is the official journal of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL). It is published four times a year.As the most recent issue of the CALL monthly...Show More Summary
The February 2018 issue of In Session is available online. It is the monthly e-newsletter of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) and contains news from CALL committees and special interest groups, member updates and eve...
Exhibition in the library of the Collecting Point, summer 1947© Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte The Association for Research into Crimes against Art (ARCA) and the US-based Holocaust Art Restitution Project, [Inc.] (HARP), a not-for-profit...Show More Summary