Category Archives: Canadian Library Association

CLA Resolution to Raise Institutional Membership Fees

Discussion is arising on whether or not the new fee hikes at CLA for institutional memberships is providing our community what they need. Here is the resolution and fee structure: Resolution_2012-4_Membership_Fees_revised

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Librarians are silenced at CLA – Are we losing sight of the basic principles underlying our profession?

Many, after reading this update about what took place at the CLA conference think so. The author asks some excellent questions, “What does it mean when librarians are physically removed from a library conference for circulating information regarding library funding? … Continue reading

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CLA – The Canadian Library Association’s Faustian Bargain

It is with profound disappointment that we now write, after reading about the CLA’s complete indifference to the current situation facing our colleagues, the libraries and archivists, currently on strike, at the University of Western Ontario. It has not been … Continue reading

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CLA & LAC Intellectual Freedom

Recently the Library and Archives of Canada (Ottawa) canceled the filming of a controversial film on nuclear power in Iran, entitled Iranium, due to external political pressure and threats. The LAC has been ordered by the Ministry of Heritage to … Continue reading

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