Monthly Archives: March 2014

Black Caucus of ALA Denounces ALA’s Decision to Hold 2016 Annual Conference in Orlando, Fla

From the Black Caucus of ALA website: The Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA), condemns the American Library Association’s (ALA) decision to continue with plans to hold the ALA 2016 annual conference in Orlando, Fla. in the wake … Continue reading

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ARL Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce Call for Applications–Deadline April 28

News from The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) that might be of interest to MLS/MIS library students who are visible minorities: “ARL is accepting applications for the Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW), a program designed to recruit master … Continue reading

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Diversity-related Sessions at CAPAL Conference

The Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL) conference at Congress 2014  will be held at Brock University, St. Catharines, May 25-26, 2014. The following sessions are diversity-related and might be of interest to ViMLoC members. “Why Diversity‟ Is Not … Continue reading

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VimLoc Dinner Social at CLA in Vancouver

To help kick off the 2014 CLA conference in Victoria, the Visible Minority Librarians of Canada (VimLoc) Network invites you to attend our first ever dinner social on Wednesday, May 28 at 7 pm at The Old Spaghetti Factory Restaurant, … Continue reading

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Survey on visible minority librarians working in Canadian institutions

A big thank you to all those who participated in the survey on collecting statistics of visible minority librarians currently working in Canadian institutions.  The survey was open from December 9th 2013 to January 31, 2014.  There were 120 complete … Continue reading

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First Nations Library Service Without Borders

Thursday, April 17, 2014.  Facilitator:  Dr. Loriene Roy  Dr. Loriene Roy (Anishinabe), Professor in the School of Information, the University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin), served as the 2007-2008 President of the American Library Association (ALA) and the 1997-1998 President … Continue reading

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