We are now inviting OLA members to nominate colleagues (or themselves!) for vacant OLA Board and Council positions.
A university librarian (Wayne Jones) and a freelance writer (Matt Balaker) team up to talk about their new book and collaborating at a distance.
Chris Cluff is our guest podcaster this month. Host of Chasing Squirrels, his most recent podcast features OSLA president Jennifer Brown. Jennifer also writes…
The two new Ontario Library Service – North websites have been designed to support language revitalization and First Nation public libraries.
On September 27, 2019, thousands of people showed up in 85 Canadian communities to rally and protest on the issue of climate change. Some of these folks work in libraries.
CFLA-FCAB is now entering its fourth year as an entity and so it is time to take stock of where it is as an organization and what the future holds.
Our little public library has served as an information center for municipal, provincial and federal elections and this year we ordered welcome resources from Elections Canada.
Famously, the shift to e-reading is where the latest challenge lies for libraries. All of the “Big Five” North American publishers have been testing out strategies to continue to deliver ebook content to libraries without losing money on book sales. Their strategies promise to do nothing more than cause upheaval to the publishing market.
Listen to a conversation between Samantha Martin-Bird and Amanda Moosemay about treaties, community hub libraries and a First Nation school library.
Kimberley Aslett has no regrets about becoming the lone health librarian in her local hospital. She revels in a job where every day is different because her role is to directly support health research and innovation.
Now in its fourth year, the Public Library Leaders program is gaining a reputation for preparing library managers to successfully advance to higher levels of leadership within their institutions.
Is your library thinking outside the box to help your community? We want to hear ALL about it!
We are working to organize networking and communication opportunities and to make resources related to advocacy available to libraries. To fulfill our mandate, we officially launched the OLA Advocacy Toolkit in May 2019.