Category: CARL

Canadian Statement on the Decision for IFLA WLIC 2024 to be held in Dubai, UAE

June 30, 2023 – We, the Canadian bodies undersigned, are united in our concern that Dubai has been selected by the Governing Board to be the host of the World Library and Information Congress for 2024. While we fully acknowledge that a range of considerations has been weighed by the Governing Board, we do not […]

Joint Taskforce on eBook Sustainability Submission – Consumer Protection Legislative Review

The Joint Taskforce on eBook Sustainability (containing members from CARL, CFLA-FCAB and CULC/CBUC) have recently participated in an Ontario government consultation on Consumer Protection legislation by submitting a letter to an open review process on March 17, 2023. This letter was drafted by CIPPIC (Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic) with support from Ariel […]

CULC/CBUC endorses CARL & CFLA Response to Consultation on Copyright Term Extension

CULC/CBUC endorsed the joint response from the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) and the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA), to the Government of Canada’s Consultation Paper on copyright term extension. CFLA-CARL Joint Response to Consultation on Copyright Term Extension

One of the busiest weeks of the year for the Canadian Library Community

OLA Super Conference is always busy. CULC/CBUC is involved all week including the following: LAC Stakeholder’s Forum @ The Design Exchange (Monday) The GLAM Summit at the Royal Ontario Museum (Tuesday) Joint meeting with CARL and the Canadian Council of Information Studies (Thursday) Member Social Event – Dinner (Wednesday) Celebrations of a number of Significant […]

CARL FORUM. Open to PL Staff

Leviathan North: Long-term Access to Government Information in the Digital Era As you well know, libraries, archives, and other memory institutions ensure that government information – vital for historical research and informed policy-making – remains accessible for current and future generations of researchers. Yet, the vast scale of the information that governments produce and collect […]