As library professionals working across a diverse field, we experience tensions and triumphs as we work together. From discord to discourse promotes our capacity to be effective collaborators and co-workers.
We are embarked on a strategic planning process that we hope will enable the Open Shelf editorial team and board to identify the "value add" of the publication to OLA members and align with OLA's strategic goals.
Le conseil francophone de l’Association des bibliothèques de l’Ontario (L’ABO-Franco) recherche des professionnels de l’information qui désireraient présenter une communication.
Everyone knows listening is a major starting point to any readers’ advisory (RA) transaction and listening to podcasts can play an important role before the interview even starts.
I wonder if students sitting in front of a large display outside my office have noticed that the subject is potent: Stereotypes.
A library is clearly “place” in the sense of a physical space filled with books, posters, signs and desks. But just as obviously, a library is also people.
This month The Library IT crowd features Marni Tam.
If you are (or have been) participating in a for-credit IL course at a Canadian university or college, we’d love to hear from you.
This particular blank space is waiting for members of the Ontario Library Association (OLA) community to fill it up, decorate it, contribute.
Finding meaningful applications for technology in the classroom is important but sometimes difficult.
First Nation libraries, like the one in Moose Factory, make profound contributions to their communities.
Games can increase learner attention and retention—for learners of all ages.
Open for all? offers a “think piece“ rather than an intellectual analysis. Columnist John Pateman shares his personal observations on issues and his columns…