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What’s new in Open Shelf?: November 2019

Bonjour tout le monde! This month, we present some articles in English and one en français, while covering multiple territories, organizations and workspaces. Two of our stories feature folks who attended the IFLA 2019 World Library and Information Congress, while some come from both northern and southern Ontario. And, as always, we welcome your stories ... this time, we're looking for those that feature traditional skills being used in non-traditional ways.
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What’s new in Open Shelf?: October 2019

Climate change, parliamentary change, changing career directions … important social and individual shifts seem to be a key theme for this issue of Open Shelf. We welcome back a regular column that's been on hiatus, introduce a new one and share a number of feature articles including two from InsideOCULA contributors.
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What’s new in Open Shelf?: September 2019

In this month's issue we have a list of reading suggestions in Library is... Murder!, and an update on the new rural libraries conference: Little Branches Rural Roots. Also, learn about: cultural diversity and inclusion in the workplace, the current landscape of ebooks in libraries, Whether librarianship is a profession, the RA core competencies & toolkit, the Library IT Crowd, and hear from a public library manager dealing with the recent budget cuts. Plus, we have an exciting opportunity at Open Shelf: call for a story editor.
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What’s new in Open Shelf?: June 2019

This month, we hear from those impacted by recent cuts to library services and about technological inclusion in school libraries. As we start two new series, Genealogy 101 and Good news, we welcome back our series What is a library? and From discord to discourse. Plus, we have a new installment of our regular column Open for all?
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What’s new in Open Shelf: March 2019

We have an interesting issue that focuses on relationships—within the workplace, with our communities and with our users. Stereotypes, podcasts and new libraries are all featured along with some of our ongoing columns. Plus, Richard Reid (2019 OLA President) and Shelagh Paterson (OLA Executive Director) share the OLA priorities for 2019 in the annual Bird's eye podcast.
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What’s new in Open Shelf: December 2018

Our last issue of Open Shelf for 2018 … and it’s a time to hear from new(er) as well as more familiar voices, including three newly appointed digital editors. Learn about organizational renewal at four Ontario academic libraries, how small libraries celebrate holidays in their communities, and the chair of OLA's Cultural Diversity and Inclusion Task Force. All this and more ...
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