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CULC/CBUC joins 18 other Organizations in Endorsing a Statement of Qualities

In response to the recent resignation of the Librarian and Archivist of Canada, Daniel j Caron, CULC/CBUC joined a large list of library, archival, and history organization in endorsing a Statement on the Qualities that would be seen as “Success Qualities” for a future Appointment of the Librarian and Archivist of Canada. This will be discussed further next week at the CUlC/CBUC meetings and it there are further points needing to be made that will be covered in an additional letter to the Minister of Heritage, the Heritage Committee and the Privy Council.  

Other signatories to the Joint Statement include: Canadian Library Association, Ontario Library Association, Library Association of Alberta, Quebec Library Association, Canadian History Association, Canadian Council of Archives, Association of Canadian Archivist and many more.

The statement can be read here; the French version is here.

If you take a book out of a Canadian library, the author gets a payment every year if they’ve registered through the Public Lending Right Program. I got my cheque today! Big thanks to all you great library users. Authors, here’s the link to register: https://publiclendingright.ca

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