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Word of the month/Mots du mois: Slam poet

Starting this issue, Open Shelf will begin featuring content from Library Lexique. This is a hub of resources meant to encourage and support the use of French in library services. We will be featuring a word (or phrase) of the month in each issue. And, starting this autumn, we will also be featuring an exciting series of bilingual articles from them.

Features and Columns

Canada 150: New paradigm for LAC-BAC

At their best, national institutions are not static entities but evolve in concert with the people and places that they are created to support. From books on shelves to digital archives in cyberspace, Library and Archives Canada (Bibliothèque et Archives…

Ministry collaboration: Funding for rural public libraries

It’s like the flick of a switch. We go from being fairly competent at meeting our patrons’ needs to being completely inadequate. I’m talking about cottage country where the population varies according to the time of year.

Connect, converse & unite: IFLA’s Global Vision

We can find it challenging to have a meaningful conversation with a colleague who sits in an adjacent cubicle—life is full of everyday responsibilities that take our time and attention. So the idea of talking with library folk from around the world about our collective future seems daunting.

InsideOCULA Newsletter: November 2017

This issue of InsideOCULA features articles that both celebrate a job well done as well as anticipate some exciting new ventures that will play out over the upcoming months.

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