In 1921, the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto (which had been established in 1918) took over the operation of what was then the Toronto Conservatory of Music’s library. This month, Karen Wiseman walks us through the decision-making and process of rehoming the library’s performance collection.
The Ontario Extend Program, a professional micro-credentialed learning program designed for Ontario’s post-secondary educators who are interested in expanding their digital fluency, is launching a Summer 2021 online offering of all its modules.
OCULA Council protests the sudden decision to lay off four senior librarians at OCAD University as part of a library reorganization.
Michelle Goodridge shares strategies to help librarians approach faculty members for research collaborations.
Mike Serafin shares a program from the University of Toronto Libraries that brought together members of the community to learn about Artificial Intelligence.
Your Council stands against anti-Black racism and commits to helping eradicate it from Canadian academic libraries.
Jace Harrison, winner of the 2020 OCULA Lightning Strikes, shares her research on reconciliation in Canadian libraries as it relates to metadata.
We invite our members to share advice and stories from the COVID-19 outbreak and the closure of most academic libraries across Ontario.
Sabrina Macklai, Kaitlin Fuller, and Vincci Lui share a project that combined student wellness and community outreach during the winter holidays.
Angela Henshilwood, OCULA President, introduces herself and discusses the need for more conversations about white supremacy and the lack of diversity in librarianship.
In her outgoing President's Message, Cyndi Smith thanks her colleagues on OCULA Council, looks forward to 2020, and reflects on leadership, impostor syndrome, and being a library technician in a room full of librarians.
Nicole Doro writes about winning the 2019 OCULA Lightning Strikes competition, serving on OCULA Council, and the professional opportunities and growth that have followed.