A team at the University of Alberta (UAlberta) Library in Edmonton, Alberta has created an OER in Pressbooks to support students learning to use the American Psychological Association academic style.
Six months ago, drive-thru library circulation was a laughable idea. But now academic library services have been flipped on their heads and curbside pickup is very popular.
Online reference materials have huge value for teaching and learning, For librarians grappling to give access to comprehensive online resources the Encyclopedia of Canada’s Peoples is a "tertiary source" worth considering.
The University of Sudbury library closed on March 24, 2020. Now past the three-month mark of the closure, the chief librarian thinks that the "new virtual" reality will help him be anywhere, anytime and thus step into the future.
Many of us are busy making instructional videos so that we can teach or provide needed services online. But how do we battle our need for the perfect performance? And many times do we re-record before we think we've got our final product?
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.
Larry Thompson is the master printer in the Carleton University Library Book Arts Lab—a professional doing non-traditional work in an academic library.
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.