It’s been six months since I finished my master’s degree and I’ve been applying for work ever since. Recent job-vacancy stats indicate, however, it can be hard to find work in the information sector.
Worried about your New Year's resolution? Maybe these tips can help you.
This year, the OSLA council has dedicated much of its work to advocacy, including sending a letter to the minister of education.
Enjoy a little festive cheer, shared with you by folks at school and academic libraries in Ontario.
Leslie Weir is well-known to the Ontario Library Association (OLA) community. As the university librarian at the University of Ottawa from 2003 to 2018,…
Beginning a new library position can often be a difficult endeavour; we are never sure what to fully expect when beginning a new role.
No reindeer or sleigh. Just two feet, two hands and a lumpy sack of books.
Samantha Martin-Bird in conversation with Max FineDay about reconciliation, racism, Indigenous identity, and Indigenous revitalization.
The migration of Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning involves a sign in that breaches public libraries' attempts to protect patron information.
Recent proposed amendments to existing legislation could open the door to mandatory retirement for academic staff. What are the pros and cons for librarians?
I used to feel frustrated when assisting patrons with their genealogical queries, partly because I lacked adequate training. But this subject can be mastered with formal and informal training.
Would you like to work as a member of a creative team that shares stories about libraries in Ontario? Then consider volunteering as the Open Shelf story editor.
Samantha Martin-Bird talks with anthropologist Kieran Way about making libraries safe and welcoming spaces for Indigenous Peoples.