Category: Library & Archives Canada

Minister Rodriguez announces reappointment of Leslie Weir as Librarian and Archivist of Canada

Today, the Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez announced the reappointment of Leslie Weir as Librarian and Archivist of Canada for a four-year term, effective August 30, 2023. Since her first appointment in August 2019, Leslie Weir has led Library and Archives Canada through a series of exceptional challenges and major initiatives. In addition to […]

Publication of the Value Study of GLAMs in Canada

Dear Stakeholders’ Forum Members, Colleagues, We would like to draw your attention to the publication of the “Value Study of GLAMs in Canada ” a study commissioned by the Canadian Museums Association (CMA) on behalf of the Ottawa Declaration Working Group. The research was conducted by Oxford Economics and was supported by Canadian Heritage, the […]

CULC/CBUC Think Tank on Recovery and Reimagined Library Services Post COVID-19

Think Tank Members Mark Asberg, CEO, Calgary Public Library Lita Barrie, CEO, Burlington Public Library Christina de Castell, Chief Librarian, Vancouver Public Library Teresa Johnson, Director of Research and Planning, New Brunswick Public Library Service Åsa Kachen, CEO, Halifax Public Libraries – CULC/CBUC Exec Rep Kitty Pope, CEO, Windsor Public Library Maureen Sawa, CEO, Greater […]

Register Now for the 3rd Glam Summit

REGISTER HERE: The Ottawa Declaration Working Group, Library and Archives Canada, the Canadian Museums Association, and Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec invite you to “Taking It to the People: 2019 Summit on the Value of Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums.” Taking It to the People: 2019 Summit on the Value of Galleries, Libraries, […]

LAC/BAC CIP Self Publisher Update

LAC have recently ended the cataloguing in publication service for self-publishing in Canada. You will find attached an information backgrounder, as well as Qs and As for libraries. Nous avons recemment mis fin au program de catalogage en publication pour l’autoedition au Canada. Vous trouverez ci-joint de l’information explicative, ainsi que des questions et reponses […]

Librarian and Archivist of Canada announces National Heritage Digitization Strategy collaboration

June 3, 2016—Ottawa—Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Dr. Guy Berthiaume, the Librarian and Archivist of Canada, today announced the launch of the National Heritage Digitization Strategy (NHDS) at the Canadian Library Association Forum in Ottawa. The strategy will reposition Canada and provide a cohesive path toward the digitization of Canadian memory institutions’ collections, thus ensuring […]

Second Round of Lest We Forget Pilots to Begin Across Canada

CULC/CBUC is again pleased to be a program delivery partner with Library Archives Canada (LAC) in delivering series of workshops in CULC/CBUC member communities using the war records from the Library and Archives Canada. The first set of pilots took place in 2010 with the public libraries in Burlington (ON); Winnipeg (MB); Fraser Valley/Abbotsford (BC) […]

Lest We Forget Pilots Wrap-Up

The three pilot library systems (Fraser Valley, Burlington and Winnipeg) are finishing their final reports on their experiences with the Lest We Forget program. These libraries offered Lest We Forget workshops in their communities to local high school students as a partnership with CULC/CBUC and Library and Archives Canada. Toronto Public Library was also a […]