Category Archives: News

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Scholarship Alert: Price McIntosh Bursary

Library and Archives of Canada: Price McIntosh Bursary The Walter Charles Price and Adis Florence Mary McIntosh Bursary encourages greater enrolment in Canada’s documentary heritage profession by offering a financial aid to support the advancement and inclusion of : visible … Continue reading

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CHLA/ABSC and ViMLoC affiliation agreement 

Read about the formal partnership between CHLA/ABSC and ViMLoC. Continue reading

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Call for Participation: Balancing Intellectual Freedom and Medical Disinformation in Canadian Libraries

The research team invites Canadian library workers to participate in an online interview and share their experiences. Continue reading

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ViMLoC Panel Event – June 24, 2022

White spaces, Asian faces: Onboarding for racialized academic librarians Panel Description Racialized librarians experience vocational awe and the consequences of how vocational awe plays out with their white colleagues. Namely, racialized librarians witness the inconsistencies between library values and library … Continue reading

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Knowledge organization and nations ISKO workshop

Hannah Turner, Melissa Adler, and Julia Bullard invite all interested to a half-day workshop on Knowledge Organization and Nations. The workshop will be held July 7th at this year’s International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO) conference, with hybrid participation options. … Continue reading

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ViMLoC Panel Event – April 14, 2022

The Lies We Tell Ourselves: The Role of Libraries in Creating Hegemonic Values Panel Description: This panel discussion builds on recent discussions in the library community about the notion of “vocational awe” – the set of ideas, values, and assumptions … Continue reading

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Canadian Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (CAML) Review Opportunity

Call for new members/Appel aux nouveaux membres The CAML Review editorial team is seeking new members with an interest in writing, copy editing, leadership, networking, or open access scholarly publishing. We value a diversity of voices on our team and would love … Continue reading

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2022 ViMLoC Mentorship Program: Call for Mentors and Mentees

The Visible Minority Librarians of Canada (ViMLoC) Mentorship Program is now accepting applications for the 2022 session! This mentoring session will run from May 2nd to July 1st, 2022. To apply as a mentor or mentee, please fill out the mentor application … Continue reading

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Atlantic Provinces Library Association Conference Submissions

The Atlantic Provinces Library Association’s (APLA) 2022 Conference Committee invites proposals to be considered for presentation at the 2022 virtual annual conference from Tuesday, June 7th – Friday June 10th. The theme of this year’s conference is: Bridging the Gap: Inclusion and Diversity in Libraries/Réduire … Continue reading

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Live chat events in February!

This month there are TWO opportunities to connect and grow our network! One event is being hosted through the Ontario Library Association and a student event is being hosted through ViMLoC. This week is Ontario Library Association’s (OLA) Super Conference. … Continue reading

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